Use twist-on wire connectors to join black to black, white to white, and green grounding wire to the bare copper grounding wire.Slip the fixture up into the hole and push firmly until its flange fits tight against the ceiling.Shop a similar look The ocean's shimmery hues inspire a kitchen in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, by Urban Grace Interiors.It reminded the designers of verdigris — the color you see on the inside of the brass lanterns.For example, if you plan to install twenty 18-watt lights, then you'll need a 400-watt transformer.The right cable to use depends on the transformer size and length of the cable."At first we thought all the light fixtures should match, but then we decided a different fixture over the breakfast table would create more intimacy," architect William Hefner says of his Los Angeles kitchen.Aspen ceiling lights on the left feel a little more old-fashioned than the Bryant linear fixture, both by Visual Comfort.
Shop a similar look"The kitchen is where we hang out and entertain," says designer Monica Bhargava of her Northern California house."It's a classic fixture that still feels hip," designer Erika Powell says, "and you can pick a different finish for the lantern's interior — like having a pretty lining inside a handbag." The Hamilton Lanterns (in Hewn Brass with a Cape Blue interior) are based on a historic South Carolina design.Designer Matthew Quinn made a statement with Luna Globe pendants from Downtown in the kitchen of the Kips Bay Decorators Show House.For virtually any room in the home, track lighting fixtures offer a stylish and versatile way to provide light.With features such as adjustable or swiveling heads and customizable rails or tracks, hanging track systems can be configured to meet the needs of any space.Shop a similar look Steel is a "neutral" as far as metals go, working in a variety of decor schedules.Here, Chisholm Hall lights by Urban Electric Co hang over a kitchen in a Greenwich, Connecticut, house decorated by Lee Ann Thornton.Elegant wall-mounted sconces are often found in dining rooms where they provide accent lighting, which complements the main chandelier.Sconces also make great reading lights, and are frequently installed in bedrooms right beside the bed's headboard.Willamette pendants illuminate the island, while above the bay window, Isaac sconces focus light on the sink.Both Schoolhouse Electric fixtures are trimmed in warm brass.