ikea kitchen planner for lighting

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Lighting gets overlooked or left until the last minute. But excellent lighting can really make a difference. There are three Ikea kitchen planner for lighting categories:

ikea kitchen planner
ikea kitchen planner for lighting

Task lighting
That lights your work areas mood lighting, that creates a warm atmosphere and general lighting, which lights the whole room.
Cooking is more fun, and safer, when you can see what you're doing.
Worktop lighting can be integrated under the overhead cabinets.
You can include modules with power sockets and USB outlet.
A dimmer creates a soft, cosy atmosphere when your work is done.
If your kitchen has a dining area it's cosy to have one or several hanging lamps over the table.
A dimmer gives you bright light for homework or sewing and softer light for mealtimes.
You can even fit lights in your drawers.

Mood lighting
 Mood lighting makes your kitchen a nice place to be and creates a safe, cosy feeling when everyone's gone to bed.
A spotlight inside a cabinet by glass doors and glass shelves creates a soft mood. The light shows off what's inside.
Glass shelves mean that one light can light the whole cabinet.
Lights can be connected to your lighting modules and the cables run behind the wall cabinets.

General lighting

 When it comes to general lighting start with glare free ceiling lamps
A dimmer lets you see the whole room when you're cleaning and creates a soft, inviting atmosphere.
Place the switch close to the door.
The type of lighting is also important.
LED lighting uses up to 84 % less energy and lasts up to 20 times longer than old fashioned bulbs.
Excellent for your wallet and excellent for the planet.