Lighting plays a very important part in design, not just by the type of ambiance it creates but also by the style of the fixture itself. It can either blend into the background or become its own design statement. In a kitchen, there is great opportunity to do the latter. Think of kitchen lighting like the jewelry of that space, providing it with some extra character and style. If you’re looking to add something special, the lighting fixtures could be the perfect feature with which to accomplish that. Here are 10 ideas for adding style to your kitchen lighting, all exemplifying how the right fixtures can transform the space.
The detail on these light fixtures adds some old world charm to this contemporary kitchen, giving it some character.
Large shades are perfect for this lofty space, filling it with a neutral that adds depth and warmth.
These glass fixtures have a great contemporary flair that suits this kitchen and allows natural light to shine through them during the day.
A vintage light fixture trimmed in gold fits right into the eclectic charm of this kitchen and echos the finish on the stove.
Nothing says elegance quite like a chandelier. This one add a quaint touch of charm to this white kitchen.
Here is another example of a chandelier in a kitchen, this one bringing a lot of glamour against glossy black cabinets.
Another opportunity for a colorful accent can be found in the lighting, as seen here with a wonderful pop of turquoise over the island.
Natural textures always infuse some warmth into a space, so these two light fixtures were perfect choices to fill the large empty space above the island.
This uniquely-shaped light fixture looks like it was made for this space. Its cottage charm fits right in with the decor, while its width and spacing allows it to serve the entire island without blocking the focal point.
Light fixtures can serve as art, too. This amazing branch chandelier is unique and adds a ton of character to the space.
Well-chosen kitchen lighting can add a lot of style and personality to a space, so take your time choosing the right one for yours.