Whether you're partial to pendants, eye-catching flushmounts, or globe lanterns, there are infinite ways to enhance a kitchen's style with unique lighting. Some spaces call for a pop of color while others need a sleek, muted metallic. We asked 12 designers for favorite kitchen projects using lighting from the experts at The Urban Electric Co. See how they illuminated a range of kitchens and made a major statement in wood-beamed townhouses, sleek penthouses, and more.
A crisp white kitchen by Andrew Howard, featuring the Malplaquet pendant. Styling by Liz Strong.
Another kitchen featuring the Malplaquet pendant, this time in blue, by Lucas Studio, Inc.
An open kitchen with a large island/counter by Hillary Thomas, featuring the West Wycombe.
A pair of white Mac pendants, designed by Michael Amato, provide the finishing touches to this welcoming kitchen by Elizabeth Roberts Architecture & Design.
Another view of the Mac pendant, this time in RAL Basalt Grey, over a casual dining table design by Matters of Space.
In this kitchen by Michael Amato, a pair of Eddystone pendants (designed by Martin Brudnizki) illuminate the space under a skylight.
The Lundy pendant complements this white kitchen by Interiors by Design Works.
Here the Lundy flushmount delivers a dose of contrasting color in this kitchen by Jenny Keenan.
Make a statement with the Igby Flushmount, shown here in a black-and-white design. Photo: The Urban Electric Co.
Shown in soft grey, a pair of Harford pendants adds a delicate touch to this design by Steven Gambrel.
A pair of Globus pendants hang in a marble-clad kitchen by Willrich Architecture.
Here, a trio of Globus pendants light a townhouse's open kitchen and dining areas, designed by Jen Langston Interiors.