By Zoey Patel. Kitchen Lighting. At Monday, January 07th 2019, 08:28:13 AM.
General lighting is the illumination we use to light up the whole area, to help us walk around and find our way to specific areas and additional light sources. Most often, these days, general lighting is provided by overhead electrical fixtures. In the kitchen, these can be one of three types — recessed fixtures, surface fixtures, and pendant fixtures. Each has its pros and cons, and many kitchens have more than one of the types.
Our ultimate lighting guide gives you all the info you need to effortlessly light every room in your home. Read our tips and keep them close at hand. You never know when you may need to tweak the existing lighting in your home or to build a new layout from scratch. One of the most common lighting mistakes people make is assuming that one type of lighting — especially dreaded overheads — will suffice when putting a room together.
n almost every room of the house, we use both general lighting and task lighting. One room where many of us particularly want to provide both types of lighting is the kitchen. Task lighting is the lighting we use to clearly see something we are doing. Reading lamps and desk lamps are two examples.