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The pendant lamps for kitchen have become a trend in interior design. Its majesty makes these colorful lamps create a special and cozy atmosphere... Hanging lamps for the kitchen

The pendant lamps for kitchen have become a trend in interior design. Its majesty makes these colorful lamps create a special and cozy atmosphere in the kitchen. These lamps that hang from the ceiling are usually located above the kitchen island and it is very fashionable to place two to three of the same. When we choose the lighting it is important that we select the appropriate lights, since in this space we carry out typical tasks such as cooking, washing dishes or eating.

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Advantages of pendant lamps for the kitchen

With this in mind, consider having specific lighting for each area: indirect lights for when you don’t need as much lighting or direct lights that illuminate specific spaces such as counter. Hanging lamps are an excellent option to illuminate the kitchen island since, in addition to lighting, they provide a spectacular decorative detail.

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Kitchen island lamps

The pendant lamps they are perfect for specific spaces in the kitchen such as the table or an island. In recent years we have seen the trend of placing two good-sized pendant lamps on the kitchen island. The double lamps above the counter kitchen not only provide good lighting but also achieve a cozy and well decorated space.

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How to combine the island lamps

It is very fashionable to place pendant lamps of different shapes and sizes, everything will depend on your taste and the style of the kitchen. You can place several lamps of the same size, but with a different design. It even looks great when you place several lamps of the same family, but of different sizes. If you prefer a look a little more traditional, then put two to three lamps of the same design and size.

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Hanging Lamp Styles

There is a wide variety of kitchen lamps on the market ranging from modern, classic, vintage farmhouse, minimalist, rustic and even nautical. When selecting your lamps for the island you must take into account the style of the kitchen and the rest of the decoration of the house so that there is harmony.

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Installing the lamp

When installing a pendant lamp we must consider the height of the kitchen island, it is also important to take into account the size of the island, the table and the kitchen itself. You must leave between 30 ″ to 36 ″ in height between the counter and the lamp to obtain good direct lighting and leave free space for kitchen tasks. The size of the lamps should be selected in proportion to the size of the space.

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