Bathroom & Kitchen Guide

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Bold Kitchen Island Lighting Ideas
Kitchen island lighting can give make a bold statement in any kitchen. Trends of the past were to install down lights that were flush with your ceiling, but now many designers are opting for large hanging fittings as a centerpiece of the room. As you can see below - a light fitting with colour or lines can change the character of any kitchen island.
CNS Lighting

This light fitting would be great over any kitchen island (or even a breakfast bench) - the stainless steel gives it an interesting contemporary feel. This fitting was designed by Minka and can be purchased through CSN Lighting for US$180.00.

ET2 lighting

Here is a similar design to that of Minka but with a bit more flair. It is manufactured by ET2 Lighting and retails at US$268.20.


Make a statement with this contemporary chandelier fitting. Pendant style chandeliers for the kitchen are becoming increasingly popular and are priced from US$500.00.

Arco lamp

Try something different with a floor lamp to light your Kitchen Island. This kitchen island is lit by an Achille and Pier Castiglioni Arco floor lamp. The Arco floor lamp retails at US$2,696.00. Note: We have seen these lamps on ebay - they may not have the designer stamp, but you can achieve the same effect for a tenth of the price.

Propellor light

These lights are fantastic! Shaped in less traditional materials, this unique concept by Propellar would look supberb in a sleek minmal kithcen space. POA.

Big City Little lights

These unusual light shades are created by Bright Lights Little City. There are a range of color schemes to choose from. Yes, they are made from cocktail umbrellas. Retails from US$85.00

Kitchen lighting suppliers

Arcadian Lighting (US)
Lighting Direct (UK)
Merillat (US)

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