When you’re forking out the big bucks for a brand new kitchen, you don’t want the finished scheme to fall flat. It’s usually the most expensive room redo you’ll do in your home so you want that wow and you want all the drama. You want all of your friends to wish that your kitchen was their kitchen, right? Maybe. Well at the very least, you’ll want your friends to see what an amazing cooking and dining space you’ve created to enjoy together, and what do we need to see clearly? Light! Lots of awesome, mesmerizing kitchen lights like the ones we’ve gathered together here to inspire you!
This futuristic geometric kitchen composition is pretty striking all on it’s own. The introduction of warm white under lighting just simply adds to its awesomeness. The length of each run of base units and wall units have an illuminated underscore, including the central island.
Modern kitchens can be quite minimalistic, so atmospheric lighting is an important addition in creating extra interest and warmth. In this dark coloured kitchen, a simple small pan and crockery cubby takes on a cozy look with the help of some internal lighting. The resulting glow appears almost like a contemporary letterbox fireplace.
Black and white kitchens already have a strong contrasting look but add a few recessed strips of cool white LEDs and you can take things to a whole new level. This one looks like something you might see in a space-station on a sci-fi movie.
The black kitchen bar stools are the initial attention grabber at the front of this kitchen but the recessed lighting over the counter draws the attention all the way to the back. Grey kitchens like this one can sometimes appear cold, so an area of warm white lighting really cozies the scheme up.
Each nook and cranny of a kitchen could present an opportunity for an interesting lighting installation. Lighting doesn’t have to be restricted to practical task lighting, or illuminating work areas and decorative display items.
Under shelf lighting has became a popular choice for the kitchen. You can draw attention to your favourite culinary items this way, and benefit from the extra task lighting that will be shed over your countertop beneath.
This kitchen has an illuminated cabinet to show off a set of unique wine glasses, as well as a task lighting strip beneath the wall cupboards. The rooms ceiling also has a matching inlay of recessed lighting around the perimeter.
Industrial style lighting, like this row of five individual hanging bulbs, is simple yet effective. A larger pendant shade finishes off the run and marks out a casual dining area. LED strip lights beneath the base units make the cabinets appear as though floating slightly off the floor.
The cheerful yellow backdrop of this kitchen decor is framed by warm light. A thin LED strip also runs above the full length of the kitchen bar. The dining area towards the far end is marked by two large industrial pendant lights over the table.