Best Lighting For A Small Galley Kitchen
Galley kitchens originated in Frankfurt in 1926. A galley kitchen is an efficiency-style kitchen, that helps to utilize small space in an productive manner. The units in a galley kitchen are placed lengthwise in parallel counters. The cabinets are placed overhead, which provide increased storage space and makes best use of restricted space.
Welcome to our gallery featuring 25 elegant kitchens without windows. Windows are an ancient concept, having been discovered even in early wall paintings in Egypt. Though windows are a great natural and architectural way to add light into a room, they aren't the only way.
Since the main color of galley kitchens are best in white or light colors, adding accents of color, pattern, and/or texture, are great ways to add in touches of your personal taste and style. By using a bold rug, contrasting wallpaper, or an exciting light fixture, a small space still can be functional, yet interesting.
A twin pendant light adds style in Brady Tolbert's galley kitchen. Photo: Tessa Neustadt Keep Things Off the Counter "It's all about maximizing the space," says Zames.
Electric lighting is only part of the overall scheme for a galley kitchen, as lights merely illuminate and reflect the surfaces in the kitchen.
A galley kitchen with a large center island with a marble countertop set on the hardwood flooring. This galley kitchen boasts beautiful brown cabinetry and counters with black granite countertops. The lighting looks very beautiful as well. This galley kitchen boasts hardwood flooring topped by a classy rug.