Return to the Lighting Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Island fixture - diff. ceiling heights

Posted by kimberlee19 (My Page) on
Mon, May 18, 09 at 9:51

I'm a GW lurker for well over a year now and have learned so much just from reading.

We're building a kitchen addition. On one side we have 9' ceilings with all the cabinets, appliances, and island. The other side opens up to 18' ceilings with fireplace and two sets of double french doors. The fireplace is at the far end, and at the opposite end in the kitchen area is a beautiful set of cabinets surrounding my cooktop with a granite backspash to match my countertops (color Tan Brown).

We have a number of recessed cans in both areas and will have under-cabinet lighting. I'm challenged with the island light fixture. I don't want to obstruct the view from the fireplace area of the pretty cooktop surround, and vice versa, with a low-hanging set of pendants.

They've wired for the island light fixture, which is pretty much centered over the island. I'm worried if I got one of those three-in-a-row pendants that 1) it would hang too low and 2) it would stick out into the part of the room where the ceilings go to 18'.

Hopefully these photos will help you picture it better than I'm describing it... advice?

Photobucket

Photobucket

Rendering of the wall with the cooktop surround cabinets:
Photobucket


Follow-Up Postings:

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Lighting Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here