11 Kitchen Cabinet Lighting Ideas to Give Your Kitchen a Glow up

kitchen cabinet lighting ideas in a howdens kitchen
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Utilising kitchen cabinet lighting ideas may not be your first thought when figuring out how to illuminate your space, but including these elements in your lighting design is a brilliant way to round out your space. 

Not only do kitchen cabinet lights provide useful task lighting and ensure you can find what you need in your cupboards, but it also has a role to play as a source of ambient light, especially in a larger open plan kitchen design. 

Hugh Metcalf

Hugh is editor of sister title Livingetc.com and former digital editor of homebuilding.co.uk. He has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines, including Grand Designs, Essential Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Good Homes. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and green homes, and moonlights as an interior designer, having designed and managed projects ranging from single rooms to whole house renovations and large extensions. He's currently renovating his own Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible. He's recently finished his kitchen renovation, which involved knocking through walls, and landscaping a courtyard garden, and is currently working on a bathroom renovation.