Ceiling Light Tips

June 14, 2020

When placing ceiling lights over a kitchen island or dining room table, proportions are important. Filling the area visually - and yet keeping enough working space between the surface and the lights - is the key to making lighting choices you'll love.

 Ceiling Fixture Tips - Over a kitchen island

OVER A KITCHEN ISLAND

We recommend installing ceiling fixtures 30"-36" from the surface of your kitchen island. When installing multiple fixtures, the widest part of the fixtures should be spaced a minimum of 30" apart for optimal airflow, light spread, and visibility.

 

Ceiling Fixture Tips - Linear fixtures over a surface

LINEAR FIXTURES OVER A SURFACE

The key to sizing an elongated light fixture is proportion. We recommend selecting a light measuring no more than 2/3 the length of the table or island. Consider hanging a pair of linear fixtures to light extra long surfaces.


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