They say the kitchen is the heart of your home.

Whether you feel that’s true or not, the fact is the kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in the house. From meal prep and cooking to doing homework while eating an afternoon snack, your kitchen gets a lot of use.

As such, having the right lighting to accomplish all your tasks is vital. In this short guide, we’ll walk you through the essentials of kitchen lighting, so you can start to think through how to create a beautiful and functional kitchen you can be proud of.