All the main kitchen lighting fixtures can be conditionally separated to the two main groups like the hanging lights and the ceiling (subsurface) lighting fixtures. The difference means the different way of its construction fixing to the ceiling because the hanging lighting is always fixed by its pending (it can be the a cord, rope or a chain and the subsurface lighting fixture is getting fixed straight to a ceiling surface or getting installated staright into the construction of the suspended ceiling.
The hanging lighting fixtures are getting separated also based on the type of the lamp quantity. So it can have just a single lamp or be multi-lamped.
The last one is exactly the same traditional lighting fixture we are use to see since we are young, it’s just a kitchen kind of it. If you prefer this kind of hanging lighting fixture then you should also choose the scattered light bulbs: it can be the traditional incandescent lamps or the modern energy-saving lamps. And because of the availability of few light sources the intensity of the brightness can be easily regulated.
The small kitchen solutions.
If the kitchen is really small than you can establish a single lamp lighting fixture of the hanging or the other subsurface type. In this case if the regulation of the light’s intensity is really needed then you can establish the power regulating system.
To solve the difficult designing problems its popular to use the hanging lighting fixtures with the local directed lighting, track lighting, as an example. With its help it becomes really easy to backlight the decor elements or to light an extra kitchen zone where you cook the meal, cut the vegetables or wash the dishes and this solution is really convenient and practical which makes it to be really popular. The exploitation of the local lighting sources in the hanging lighting fixtures is also really popular and convenient. For example, if lighting fixture is the cascade chandelier consisting from the few single-lamp lighting fixtures then the directed light spots are gonna make the really interesting play of the light and shades.
Generally, the modern kitchens are usually made using the different and many types of the lighting fixtures: some of them are hanging kitchen lighting fixtures, some are local directed sources of lighting such as track lighting systems and some of embed lighting sources which can be placed in the kitchen cabinets. You have no limits, just the you imagination and enough money to cover the expenses.
The single-lamp hanging lighting fixtures.
Those kitchen lighting fixtures are usually made with the different types of the lighting diffuser and the most popular are the glass plafonds. As the sat object glass is a really flexible and versatile material as it can be done dull, transparent, colorful and combined. And in the hands of a master it can take any form that’s why they are really popular as the kitchen hanging lighting fixture. But it’s not the end because besides the glass it can be also done from the paper, plastic and even the cloth. And each of its lighting fixture is surely individual in its design and characteristics.
For example the hanging lighting fixture made from the cloth keeps a really big quantity of light and collects a lot of dust on it, but from the other hand it makes the atmosphere more warm and brings the home calmness.
The hanging lighting fixtures made from paper are really useful if you want to complete you kitchen interior with the feeling of lightness and the soft beauty because the paper is always taken as something light and fragile so the well-made combination with the glass hanging lighting fixtures can make it really cosy and beautiful.
The plastic hanging lighting fixtures are also so different and interesting, but here we already have one little limiting which comes from the plastic ability to change its form with time which effects its esthetic part and moreover you surely understand that it’s gonna start to slowly melt if its gonna be placed close to the cooker place.
By combining the different materials in the hanging lighting fixtures you can always turn your casually looking kitchen into the best place in the whole house where it’s gonna be so pleasant to cook and rest enjoying the meal and just having a good time with your friends or relatives.
You should understand that the lighting fixtures division into the kitchen and room style is really conditional because the usage of the first or the second type depends on nothing else, but on your fantasy. So basically any hanging lighting fixture can be turned into the one made specially for a kitchen. And what’s wrong with this? Exactly, nothing! The only thing that is important is that it perfectly fits the main interior of the kitchen and fits well with the furniture and the kitchen set.
The quantity of the lamps in the kitchen hanging lighting fixture, it’s type and the power is usually determined by the owner of the kitchen, but it doesn’t matter because nowadays you have a real mass of the choice so the only problem you will face is to choose the one you want the most which sometimes take people thoughts even for few months as this decor element is one of the determinative the whole kitchen interior.
So basically you don’t have some special advises how to choose the special kitchen hanging lighting fixture even if you choose it for the kitchen island because it all depends on your wishes.
We can just say that it looks really interesting if you choose to put above the table the hanging kitchen fixture made from the really dense cloth. That plafond will some kind of shade the main space from around the table making it more light and bright so it’s gonna be a really visible lighting accent on the table.
What you should pay your attention on while buying the hanging lighting fixture.
- First of all you should pay your attention on the quality on the scattering elements which means the plafonds or just the lighting fixtures. It should not have any microcracks, worns or spots. Pay even more attention buying the kitchen hanging lighting fixtures made from the plastic and the cloth.
- The kitchen hanging lighting fixture should have a really easy to make and convenient establishing system so it’s not gonna be a problem to fix it to the ceiling. Moreover the length of the wire should be way enough to connect it into the electricity wire.
- Also don’t forget to check the ability of the changing the main plafond of the hanging lighting fixture in case if you loose or break it somehow. If there is no such ability, then you should be really careful with it while establishing.
How to take care of the kitchen hanging lighting fixtures.
Most of the times the kitchen hanging lighting fixtures don’t need some super special care. It’s just really enough to remove the dust from its surface and its really rare that you need to sort out the whole lighting fixture to wash its parts. The only exception is the soft kitchen hanging lighting fixtures made from the cloth, so sometimes you will need to take it off and to carefully clean it from the laid dust.
So generally, the kitchen hanging lighting fixtures are the really good solution for more of the kitchen types and styles. They fit the tall ceilings and the huge areas really good, but even in the small kitchens with the lower ceilings it can find its place. So the main criterions are still the beauty, comfort and the cosiness.