A full-scale renovation transformed this formerly dark and cold California kitchen to a warm, light-filled, inviting space. New windows overlook the gardens, and recessed and under-cabinet lighting illuminate the Calacatta marble countertops.
Joanna Gaines' simple and rustic style is in evidence in the kitchen with its clean lines, generous work surfaces and open shelving. The multilayered lighting scheme makes use of recessed fixtures, task and accent lighting above work areas and a distinctive chandelier.
Tone-on-tone neutrals create an airy effect in the kitchen. Crisp white marble and creamy subway tile keep the surfaces bright and pearly, while recessed and interior cabinet lighting illuminate the nooks and crannies in the space.
Beautiful upper and lower cabinets offer tons of storage, while a beautiful live-edge countertop coordinates with the warm hardwood floor in this neutral kitchen. A combination of recessed and under-cabinet lighting really helps this transitional kitchen shine.
Artful lighting sets the tone and creates fanciful effects in this streamlined, contemporary kitchen and dining space. From recessed cans to under-cabinet lighting to a serpentine, jewel-like pendant above the modern square table, both task and accent lighting is plentiful. In the dining room, the pendant casts undulating shadows on the wall that heighten the drama of the artwork's water theme.
Taking advantage of the room's architecture, the recessed nook is transformed into a feature wall with gray panels and nailhead trim. The gray upholstered bed is flanked by contemporary sconces that provide task lighting without taking up nightstand surface space.
This great room's sleek, minimalistic design puts the focus on the incredible skyline view outside the floor-to-ceiling windows. Recessed, cove and track lighting make table and floor lamps unnecessary, therefore freeing up floor space and keeping the space uncluttered and open.
Brown cabinetry with recessed panel and glass-front doors are shown in this design by Christine Donner. Wine storage is cozily tucked into the bottom corner, and a mirror adds the illusion of more depth and light. Under-cabinet lighting gives the space a warm, inviting feel, just right for entertaining.
A shiny, hammered metal rim in the under-mount sink adds a jewel-like accent and a custom touch in this traditional bathroom. Embellished wood sconces with a beaded trim are mirror-mounted for a streamlined look, while recessed cans provide additional task lighting.
This contemporary dining room is dressed up with a glamorous chandelier and accented with natural sculptures set in recessed wall displays. Choosing the right lighting for your space is key; eye-catching chandeliers are the hallmark of a well-designed dining room.
Along one wall of this living room, a 1-1/2-inch thick textured amber glass desk is cantilevered on one end, supported by a unique cable system that allows for adjustments/tightening over time. It is backlit by recessed warm LED tape lighting for nighttime ambient lighting in the room.
Using different depths for storage cabinets and lighting recesses around the ceiling, making it appear to float, brings sophisticated intrigue through architectural volume and geometric shapes in this home office. Using modern bucket chairs and a futuristic table adds a midcentury modern feel to the overall aesthetic.
A wide, retractable glass wall opens this elegant dining room to the outdoors. Crisp while walls, arched doorways and a smooth ceiling with a domed recess combine to form a neutral backdrop for clean-lined, contemporary furnishings. Meanwhile, traditional lighting bridges the home's modern style and Mediterranean-inspired architecture.
This dramatic hallway space is all about dimension. From the recessed ceiling and drop-down light fixture to the built-in display cabinet to the three dimensional mirror, walking through this hallway is an immersive experience.