To enhance the interior placement of the kitchen, we created a dramatic custom light well detail above the island. This element provides a strong visual anchor and literally funnels natural light into the space during the day and soft ambient light at night.
Due to the consistent demand for timeless white kitchens, I find that more clients are open to incorporating color through their dinnerware. I am constantly on the hunt for statement porcelain that ultimately allows for a homeowner to add a semi-permanent commitment to say, a deep burgundy display wall or a blue-green mosaic pattern.
As the heart of the home, kitchens have different lighting needs than other rooms. There's the practical matter of creating enough task lighting for people to prepare meals, but also the need to craft a welcoming, warm environment for guests to enjoy without too much fuss or formality. We asked the experts at Hudson Valley Lighting for their top tips on how to create a well lit, inviting kitchen, regardless of type of home.
At Pulp Design Studios, we’ve been designing kitchens for our clients with two kitchen islands that are spacious, full of purposeful storage, and great for entertaining.