The kitchen should have ample lighting. One should incorporate both contemporary and natural sources of light, striking a balance of the two to give the room a unique and aesthetic outlook and ambiance. Kitchen island light fixtures should be given maximum attention when designing the kitchen space. The ideal kitchen island should have a source of light immediately above it that blends in perfect harmony with the rest of the kitchen. It is one of the key decisions one will make during the design process. When choosing a kitchen island light fixture one should consider cost, safety and the ease of installation. Depending on the design color and style, keep it simple and let it blend with the countertops. Add the perfect color, light and style that you have been thinking for ages about.
What to consider in kitchen island light fixtures.
A number of factors should be considered when trying to find the right kind of light fixtures, most important being color and style. Whether you want to find a pendant, a chandelier or just any other custom made lighting fixture that compliments your kitchen island, through the lighting you have to keep the island as the focal point of your kitchen. You also have to consider the amount of money you have set aside for the lighting of your kitchen before you think of the style and size of your lighting source. You have to ask yourself how many lights do you need for the kitchen island. The size of the kitchen also comes in as a factor to consider, you have to make sure that the kitchen island and its surrounding is well lit. You should have the light fixture that provides enough light.
Below are some of the best kitchen island light designs that you could consider:
If you want to install a chandelier, some of the best kitchen chandeliers are the LNC Vintage 8-bulb chandeliers that has an oldish look and 8-bulbs that will ensure you have just the right amount of lighting in the kitchen. It is easy to install, is durable and has a rustic appearance.
- DURABILITY: steel construction chandelier
- RUSTIC APPEAL: feature beautiful round iron frame hangs delicately from rope-wrapped rods for an earthy and elegant aesthetic.
- EASY INSTALL: ceiling light has all mounting hardware for quick and easy installation
- SAFETY: UL listed hanging pool table light for use in dry locations
- BULB REQUIREMENTS: 8 x E26/medium base 60W Bulb(Not Included)
The LALUZ 5-lighting linear pendant lighting can also be another perfect option. It is crafted with iron. Though it is rated for use in dry location only. The lighting requires 5 incandescent or LED bulbs.
- The pendant light is crafted of iron
- The chandelier lighting provides a warm and classic feel that makes you feel right at home
- This elegant ceiling light would be eye-catching in your space
- The chandelier is UL rated for use in dry locations
- The fixture requires (5) e26 60w incandescent/LED bulbs(Not Included)
For pendant lighting you have to try the LNC Bronze Pendant Lighting which is a single pendant with a single bulb which could be ideal for the small kitchen island space but can also be integrated into a bigger lighting design to bring a certain desired ambiance. It is relatively easy to install, is cheap and has a durability that will be spun for some years.
- Shade Diameter:10″ Dia
- Mounting: 3’ft of Black Cord
- Ceiling Canopy: 5″ Dia
- Socket:1*e26(Bulb Not Included)
- Power: max 60W;UL Listed
You could also have three lighting pendants for a bigger kitchen space. If you have this in mind then you should try the Linea de Liara Effimero three-light hanging island pendant. It has a contemporary design with halogen light bulbs.
- CONTEMPORARY DESIGN – contemporary three light island fixture with a brushed nickel finish and clear glass shades
- DIMENSIONS – 33″ wide, height adjusts from 22 to 50″
- SHADE DIMENSIONS – 5″ diameter x 11″ high clear glass shades
- MEDIUM BASE SOCKET – features three E26 sockets that are compatible with a variety of incandescent, LED, CFL and halogen bulbs (60W max, sold separately). Fully dimmable when used with a dimmable bulb and compatible dimmer switch
- UL LISTED – This Linea di Liara product is UL/ETL listed, and is backed by a 1 year limited manufacturer’s warranty
One should therefore, give the kitchen island the attention it deserves. In whatever choice one settles on be it traditional, natural or contemporary light fixtures, find one that gives your kitchen the best outlook.