Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Long Island Kitchen Bath Showrooms: Design Blog, Photos, Ideas for Remodeling

Cluster Lighting in the Kitchen and Over the Island

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Featured, Lighting, Products | Comments Off

  Many of our clients at Kitchen Designs are choosing cluster lighting in the kitchen to add an artistic element and focal point over...

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Hats Off – A Dapper Pendant Light for your Game Room

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Fun, Lighting, Products, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

    It has been a few weeks since I posted a Wacky Wednesday find, and I love that some of you called me on it.  We have been...

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Light Up Your Day with this Tea and Coffee Cup Chandelier

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Fun, Lighting, Products, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

    Tea? Coffee? This is a unique way to light up your breakfast room . The tea and coffee cup chandelier with drop crystals is...

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Details that Matter: Outlets and Switches in your Kitchen Design

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Kitchen Accessories, Kitchen Design, Learn, Lighting, Lighting Tips, Products, Tile & Backsplash | Comments Off

  Design details matter and outlets and switches are part of your kitchen design. My BIG pet peeve is when people (even...

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Whimsical Handmade Lighting from Artist Steven Wine of ABYU

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Fun, Lighting, Products, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

One of the greatest gifts life offers is being presented with the opportunity to cross paths with gifted people whose creative minds just...

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Peaceful Dove Kitchen Lighting

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 in Fun, Lighting, Products, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

Everyone here knows I have a thing for doves, but this piece by Arteriors Home is just INCREDIBLE!  Talk about peaceful kitchen lighting!...

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Wacky Wednesday Pipe in Some Light – Troy Lighting Conduit

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Fun, Lighting, Products, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

  Here is an interesting look that mixes industrial style with nautical flair. Troy Lighting has created a unique one of a kind,...

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Wacky Wednesday Instrumental Lighting with Horns and Woodwinds

Posted by on Mar 14, 2012 in Fun, Lighting, Products, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

  Jamie Cornett breathes new life into well-used horns and woodwinds by turning them into bright and brassy lamps. After this flute...

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24 Gorgeous Kitchen Chandeliers & Pendants

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 in Lighting, Lighting Tips, Products | Comments Off

click image above to enlarge The perfect chandelier or pendant lighting can dramatically change the look of your kitchen. We consider...

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Look Up! Magnificent Kitchen Ceilings

Posted by on Mar 5, 2012 in Design, Kitchen Design, Learn, Lighting, Lighting Tips, Planning, Products, Trends | Comments Off

Goodbye plain white ceilings… Why not consider decorating that additional square footage with something interesting. Here are a few...

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Somewhere Over the Table – Modern Kitchen Chandeliers

Posted by on Jan 16, 2012 in Learn, Lighting, Lighting Tips, Products | Comments Off

Selecting lighting for your kitchen can be an overwhelming task. It is not always easy to visualize how it will look in your space. While...

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Lighting Resources

Posted by on Dec 20, 2011 in Learn, Lighting, Lighting Tips, Products, Resources | 0 comments

  Lighting Resources: Quick Links Update: To easily do your kitchen planning and shopping research, we have moved our designer...

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Kitchen Island Lighting Ideas and Photos

Posted by on Dec 11, 2011 in Lighting, Lighting Tips, Products | Comments Off

Notice in these photos how the lighting is just perfect for the space. It is appropriate for the task and at the same time adds artistic...

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Designer Lighting Showroom’s Incredible Zoom Features

Posted by on Oct 17, 2011 in Featured Vendors, Lighting, Lighting Tips, Products | Comments Off

Shopping online for lighting is sometimes a daunting task. It is always difficult to see the details up close. Lighting Showroom has some...

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We Found Perfect Great-Room Lighting at Layla Grayce

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 in Featured Vendors, Fun, Lighting, Lighting Tips, Musings, Products | Comments Off

Ken and I are in the middle of major renovations at both our main showroom in Williston Park and our new showroom in Sag Harbor, NY. The...

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Kitchen Island Pendants Designers Love

Posted by on Sep 3, 2011 in Create the Look, Lighting, Lighting Tips, Products | Comments Off

Mini Pendant No. 2664 by Kichler – This steel pendant is a versatile choice for either a Craftsman inspired or Contemporary setting...

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Big News – Grand Opening: Kitchen Designs’ Shopping Page

Posted by on Nov 13, 2010 in Bath Accessories, Chef's Tools, Events & News, Kitchen Accessories, Kitchen Faucets, Kitchen Sinks, Kitchen Tables, Lighting, Outdoor Living, Products, Seasonal Finds, Stools & Seating | 0 comments

  WHAT’S NEW: We are finally ready to announce the launch of our shopping products “editor’s picks”...

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East Coast West Coast Kitchen Trends: A Comparison by Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly & Danenberg Design (Part 2)

Posted by on Sep 2, 2010 in Countertops, Design, Granite, Green Design, Kitchen Design, Lighting, Other Rooms, Outdoor Kitchens, Products, Trends | Comments Off

In a conversation with the designers at Danenberg Design in California, we thought it would be interesting to compare regional kitchen...

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NYC Apartment Makeover: Kitchen Bath Office & Bedroom by Ken Kelly (Bentwood Cabinetry)

Posted by on Jul 2, 2010 in Bath Design, Bentwood, Cabinetry, Closet Organizing, Countertops, Design, Kids Organizing, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Organizing, Lighting, Marble, Office Organizing, Organizing, Other Rooms, Tours & Videos | Comments Off

Designer: Ken Kelly, CKD, CBD, CR –Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly, Inc. Click image to enlarge Merging the latest in technology with the...

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Modern Wood-Mode Kitchen & Adjoining Office With City View

Posted by on Jun 14, 2010 in Cabinetry, Countertops, Design, Glass, Kitchen Design, Lighting, Other Rooms, Wood-Mode | Comments Off

Continuing with this month’s “Wood-Mode” theme, I thought I would show you a contemporary design using Wood-Mode fine custom...

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Luxury Bathroom Vanity Mirrors from Kimball & Young

Posted by on Jun 1, 2010 in Bath Accessories, Bath Design, Design, Hardware & Accessories, Lighting, Products | Comments Off

This post was inspired by a current client’s email requesting that we send her photos of luxury bathroom vanity mirrors with...

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Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly wins a National Award in the 2010 NKBA Design Competition

Posted by on Apr 30, 2010 in Bath Accessories, Bath Design, Bath Faucets, Bath Sinks, Bentwood, Design, Lighting, Products, Tile & Backsplash, Tours & Videos | Comments Off

  So happy to announce that Ken Kelly won an NKBA Design Competition award for “French Elegance” — a luxurious...

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Functional, Illuminated Closet Wardrobe Organization

Posted by on Apr 24, 2010 in Closet Organizing, Design, Hardware & Accessories, Learn, Lighting, Lighting Tips, Organizing, Other Rooms, Products, Technology | Comments Off

Functional wardrobe organization and closet lighting was in full swing at KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) this year. These...

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Fire Ambiance with a Twist: Affordable, Portable & Clean Burning

Posted by on Apr 22, 2010 in Fun, Great Gadgets, Green Design, Kalamazoo, Lighting, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

A personal favorite at the Kitchen Bath Industry Show (KBIS 2010) were these table-top fire pits featuring Venturi Flame™ Technology,...

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Green Tip: Dimmers Save Money and Energy. See How Much by Trying This Energy-Saving Calculator

Posted by on Apr 9, 2010 in Design, Green Design, Lighting | Comments Off

Installing a dimmer is one of the best green home improvements you can make.  If you dim your lights by 25 percent, you’ll save almost...

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