There are four types of kitchen lighting:
General kitchen lighting: produced by wall and ceiling lights, decorative lights...
Eating area lighting: sideboard lightings, soft or indirect. They create a welcoming atmosphere.
Work area lighting: mostly direct and targeted lighting, often integrated or oriented LED.
Unit interior lighting adds elegance to the kitchen and is ideal to highlight your glass and transparent objects.
Why not choosing integrated LED or lighted backs ? Made to measure from the factory, they are nearly invisible and yet perfectly illuminate your worktop. Once seen, never forgotten!
Helpful advice: Light is sculpting space and can completely transform a room. Think about from the beginning of your kitchen project with the help of your designer. He's full of bright ideas to share.
Warm lights have yellowish shade and are ideal for an ambient lighting (between 2 200 and 3 200°K).
Neutral lights are very close to natural daylight (between 3 200 et 5 000°K). It's the temperature chosen by Schmidt to equip your furniture, perfect for your worktop for example.
Cold light, has a bluish shade (more than 5 000°K). Ideal to light a way : corridor, stairs, garage...
Clever tip: when you choose an extractor hood, make sure it's colour temperature is the same as your furniture lighting.
Schmidt use LED lights due to their many advantages:
an intense and uniform light that lights up your work surface perfectly.
create an elegant atmosphere thanks to the translucent glass inside your unit.
+ Modern and Design:
Your work area is lit up by a discretely built-in profile.
Schmidt's idea: this light will create a trendy atmosphere in your kitchen from the interior of your unit.