In most home, the kitchen island is rarely ever used for one activity only. From being a full dining space, place for food prep or cooking, and a place for family time, it is a multipurpose space whose role changes depending on the occasion and time of day. In this case, whatever lighting you choose has to be ideal for different situations that take place on the kitchen island. You have to make sure the lighting complements the kitchen’s overall décor and maintains the island’s aesthetics at the same time. Here are some best kitchen island lighting ideas to help you decide what would work best for your kitchen.
If you hoping for people’s eyes to be drawn above immediately after they enter your high-end kitchen, a classic glittering chandeliers will grace your dining area. Chandeliers add a luxe feel to your beautiful kitchen.
If you have want a stylish lighting that could create a more welcoming feel for your kitchen, these pendant lights provide both style and functionality. The overhead hanging pendants are so understated and they really add an impressive design to your kitchen.
Pendants are great and all, but if you don’t want anything hanging over your island, try recessed kitchen island lights for a clean yet functional style.
These gorgeous black sheathed cobalt pendants are great artisan elements that add a unique appeal to a rustic setting, introduces a piece of art in your kitchen.
This accent lighting under the domed ceiling glows highlight your overall kitchen’s architecture. The intensity of the lighting will create dramatic, soft shadow effects and add dimension to your kitchen area.
Think about opting one of the hottest trends in lighting design: a linear chandelier. The seeded glass and minimalist, stem-hung design adds an urban edge while providing excellent task lighting.
The mission-style pendants offer a low profile and a pop of glamour without interrupting the view, which complement the decor of the kitchen and surrounding rooms.
There is an edgy and irreverent vibe in a marriage of modern and traditional design, but the result has an appropriate stature, seriousness and mesmerizing sleek look.
Classic and timeless, the brushed nickel finish and clean design of these striking pendants add a ‘wow’ factor, combining the best of form and function for your kitchen island.
Layering light is the best way to provide task as well as ambient lighting. Here, recessed lighting, accent lighting, over-counter task lighting and pendants work together for a welcoming, warm result.