“Many older kitchens aren’t bright enough after the sun goes down. The most pleasant kitchen lighting comes from several sources. Lighting designers classify kitchen lighting as either task lighting, general – or ambient lighting – lighting, or accent lighting. That doesn’t mean you need three different types of fixtures; many light fixtures can handle more than one lighting job at a time.”
The Kitchen Idea Book, Joanne Kellar Bouknight
This is my kitchen. It’s a tiny little kitchen, but I still have a ceiling light over the sink, light and vent from microwave over stove, undercabinet lighting in the corner, so I can measure coffee in the morning, a lighted ceiling fan, light from the window and the sky light and the three pendants over the bar.
I broke my leg, so I have been laying around watching a lot of TiVo. The episode of Inspector Lewis Mysteries called Music to Die For shows Harco Loor Guirlande wall sconces and ceiling fixture in the entry.
Guirlande was designed by Harco Loor in 2002. The collection now includes hanging, ceiling, wall, table and floor lamps. They are made of polished or brushed stainless steel curled strips with 3 mm tubes and transparent or frost glass. The tubes can be twisted and stretched in every direction.
Harco Loor lighting is designed and made in the Netherlands.
Oriental Style Lighting can work in a variety of interiors.
“If you love to travel, or just have a taste for the exotic and unusual, then you will love an Asian interior design style in your home. It’s colorful, relaxed, unique and fun. Best of all, it can be whatever you want it to be…!” Interior Design It Yourself: Styles by Design by Charlotte Brown
Oriental Style Lighting works with a variety of home styles. Stick with a single country and style or have an overall Asian feel. Add a Japanese touch to a Modern interior. Add a Singapore Moderne style to a contemporary home.