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Best kitchen lighting

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All illustrations: Doug Walter  For too many years, the advice about kitchen lighting given by people who should know better has been to place the can lights out in the aisles of the kitchen. This looks nice on the plans, but it keeps the people working in the kitchen in the dark.  I prefer to locate can lights closer to the upper cabinets, where they deliver three or four times as many foot-candles to the work surface. That’s not a guess—I’ve measured it both ways.

It turns out that old-school lighting theory doesn’t work so well in practice. Here are some more effective kitchen lighting solutions light kitchen

Chandelier size guide and tips to choosing the right size light. How to determine kitchen pendant size and spacing, we're sharing all the rules.

Chandelier size guide and tips to choosing the right size light. How to determine kitchen pendant size and spacing, we're sharing all the rules.

You know you'd like pendant lights to hang over your kitchen island, but do you know many or how far apart to space them? This infographic will tell you exactly how many pendant lights to hang over a kitchen island and where to place them.

You know you'd like pendant lights to hang over your kitchen island, but do you know many or how far apart to space them? This infographic will tell you exactly how many pendant lights to hang over a kitchen island and where to place them.

Empire short pendant lights by Rothschild & Bickers over Kitchen Island

These clear cylindrical lights draw focus on their elegant metal finishes with braided metal flex and Copper or Zinc metal fittings. From £435.00 RRP

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How to space kitchen island pendants. Great guide for sizing and kitchen island decorating ideas.

How to choose the perfect kitchen island pendant lighting. We're sharing all of our secrets from spacing, finish, and an affordable guide.