Lights in the kitchen are of core importance. Without proper and adequate illumination you cannot see the minute details of the food you prepare and commit many mistakes. Modern kitchens are specifically provided with kitchen pendant lighting. Many different designs and styles are available in the light and fixture stores. You can choose very stylish and decorative lights for your kitchen and feel great while working there.
Once you come to choose lights for your kitchen consider pendant lights over the working counter. Kitchen island is the center of your kitchen. You use this for multiple purposes and make a good use of the wide open surface of it to cut, chop, slice, arrange and do all sorts of kitchen work there. This place needs focused light which is possible with pendant lights only.
Considering pendant lights for your kitchen you are faced by a large variety of them. Some are with shades and some are without shades. Shades also have different shapes and designs. The advantage of the shade is that it increases light on the area right beneath it. For the larger area of kitchen you have other lights on the roof or the walls and that illuminate your kitchen fully.
To increase the dramatic effects when you come to eat on the island, turn off all other lights and keep only three or four pendant lights on. The surface of the island only will be illuminated and food served there would look amazing. This is especially true when you have shaded pendant lights!