How many lights do I need for a kitchen island?
Keeping this in consideration, how many lights should be on a kitchen island?
Above an island, three pendant lights create a more balanced space than two or four, though the deciding factor in following The Rule of Three is always proportion. In a kitchen with a small island and oversize pendant lights, two pendants would provide enough illumination and three would overwhelm the space.
Also, how many pendants do I need for a 5 foot island? According to Lightsonline.com You should “Space a pendant every 2 feet or so above a kitchen island and pick the right size of pendant to suit your island length. Small islands (4 to 5 feet long) can handle 1 large or 2 medium pendants.
One may also ask, how many pendant lights do I need for a 10 foot Island?
If you have a ten foot table and you want to place 4 pendants, the formula would be ten divided by five (four pendants plus one) and the recommended space would be 2 feet or 24 inches.
How many pendants do I need for a 7 foot island?
This is a perfect example of a 7-foot island with three pendants. You can tell because this island seats three people and each seat takes 2 feet with plenty of space in between. This ceiling is more in the 8'6" high range and allows for a slightly larger scaled pendant as these pendants are 10-inch in diameter.