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Sophisticated Contemporary contemporary-kitchen

Sophisticated Contemporary

The original state of this kitchen did not reflect the ideals of the homeowners uniquely retro-modern furnishings and accessories in the rest of the house. The homeowners wanted to update the kitchen by opening the space to the family keeping room, removing the overhead soffits, and expanding the window sizes; all while keeping the space cozy and relaxed with a flair for the dramatic.

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September 2, 2013
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Yes. Are the light strips recessed into a "trough" or are they simply applied to the under surface of the shelves? I'm curious ... How are the strips of light wired and controlled?
1 Like    Bookmark   September 6, 2013 at 9:49PM
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Jeanette Hauser
I'd very much like an answer to this as well. I'm trying to find shelving (preferably floating) that has underside lighting to display rocks and minerals. Or a display case/curio cabinet that has lights.
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December 21, 2011
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Depends on how well it's installed but I wouldnt put a lot of weight on it anyways.
    Bookmark   February 3, 2012 at 8:44PM
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They aren't plugged in so hard wired or battery?
    Bookmark   March 14, 2012 at 5:29PM
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September 23, 2011
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We got our lights at Century Electric Supply Company, great quality! my husband ran the low voltage wires trought the wall from the power supply that he located in the basement, He also installed a dimmable light switch in the room. I'm very happy with my shelves, they look great!!!
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Julie Logie Interiors
Thank you! Am i correct in saying you would have to chase from each shelf and then plaster over each wire you have chased? I am looking at several shelves at different levels so am trying to avoid loads of chasing and patching.
    Bookmark   June 3, 2013 at 12:25AM
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LEDs make great accent lights for floating shelves. Their slim profile makes them ideal for this application.

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