Kitchen Lighting

Kitchen with white cabinets and a gold linear pendant
Philadelphia-based designer Christina Henck shares what she's seeing in kitchen trends. (Photo: elan)

2019 Kitchen Trends: What’s Current in the Kitchen’s Furniture, Lighting and Finishes This Year

Let’s talk 2019 kitchen trends and how people are adding value and one of the most important rooms to revamp in the house. Whether the plan is to update before selling a home or to overhaul the space…
pexels kitchen island with stools
(Photo: Pexels)

What’s Hot in Kitchen Renovation Trends

Homeowners these days are obsessed with decluttering their kitchens, Houzz’s latest Kitchen Trends Study found. This is just one takeaway from the annual study which surveyed 1,734 U.S. homeowners…
Aura pendants hanging in urban kitchen and above dining room table, pendants from Kichler Lighting
The products that homeowners are spending the most on in their kitchens and bathrooms pay surprise you. (Photo: Aura pendants from Kichler Lighting)

What Products Homeowners Want in Their Kitchens and Baths

Want to know what kitchen and bath products homeowners want? The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) latest research crunches the numbers from 2016, the most recent data available, to find…
A kitchen with a matte finish countertop with LED lighting above it
A matte finish countertop diffuses the linear task lighting that’s mounted below the upper cabinets. High-CRI LEDs enrich the colors of the food.

How Does Lighting Design Affect Finish Selections?

TIP 1: True blue light The mistake that architects, interior designers and homeowners often make is that they don’t consider how finishes will be altered under artificial light sources at night. It’…

In an Open Layout, How Can You Light a Kitchen Effectively?

TIP 1: Go with the flow It used to be that kitchens were separated from the rest of the house by doors or a pass-through to the dining room. Because the kitchen was set apart, lighting didn’t…