By BisM1lLahbyeenergy. Kitchen. At Friday, October 09th 2020, 07:15:06 AM.
Before going into planning details, analyze the traffic your kitchen will have to support. People will go into your kitchen and move from the fridge to the sink, the cabinets and the cooking range. Do children need easy access to drinks and snacks? Will there be traffic through your kitchen to other destinations? Is there a back door, a pantry or a basement door?
Do you still have fluorescent lighting in your kitchen - well if you want the latest in kitchen design - and to know what is hot, what is not - fluorescent lighting is definitely not. One long globe casting a harsh light over the kitchen was never an idea that combined style with utility - it's not something you use because it's beautiful - it's simply utilitarian. The latest in kitchen design is LED's (light-emitting diodes) which use less than half the electricity of fluorescents and can last 10 times as long. As for what is hot in kitchen design - the newest buzz is on 'accent lighting', and layered kitchen lighting. Chandeliers and pendants are as in as you can get for task lighting, along with lighting for cabinets. These do the job, and add style and ambiance to your kitchen. When it comes to lighting, fluorescents are so last century!
In order to single out your kitchen from the rest of the house, accent kitchen lighting is used. The whole working area of the kitchen is bestowed with depth and dimension. Fittings done in a glass cabinet to highlight your glassware, or exquisite china are the examples of accent lighting. Accent lighting doesn't need high voltage of electricity.