Choosing the right lighting
is important when designing a new kitchen. A mixture of task, accent and ambient lighting will offer you the practicality that you need as well as a great look.
Ambient lighting is used for the overall lighting of the kitchen. A good tip is to also consider eliminating as many shadows as possible. Task lighting is important when you are cooking so you can properly see what you are doing. This is generally located in the ceiling or underneath cabinets.
Adding some accent lighting to your kitchen is like applying the finishing touches. A good idea can be to highlight shelving with decorative wall lights. Or for a more glamourous look, glass pendants can look great within a navy and gold themed kitchen.