Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Reclaimed Chic

I love the idea of using reclaimed materials!
This island has wonderful texture and color.
What I'm wondering is whether the lighting would
be adequate.  I don't see any recessed lighting.
 I see is two pendants with direct lighting onto
the island.  Then there are sconces which are also
a source of direct lighting.  Seems like they
might need something for general ambient lighting.

What do you think?  Do you have a lighting
issue in your kitchen?


  1. Living in an old restored French farm house from the 18th Century with a large kitchen, we have lights from the 1950's. I love the so-called reclaimed lights from the 20th Century, particularly as an interesting contrast in either a high-tec modern kitchen or with old antique wooden elements and furniture.

    Greetings from the Périgord/Dordogne, South-West France,

  2. Oh by the way - forgotten to mention that it would make sense to install small spots into the ceiling for general lighting. k

  3. I really love the kitchen and the island. I am wondering too why there isn't any more lighting in the kitchen? It would seem that they would need some additional lighting.

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  5. Had, HAD lighting issues before we renovated our kitchen now we might have to much light if that's possible. I agree with you that kitchen is wonderful but needs recessed lights. After not having them and now having them I'll never live without them again.

    P.S. I just realized I don't have you on my blog roll but will fix that pronto!


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