Kitchen Under Cabinet Lighting Ideas in 2024

In every home, the kitchen is not only the place for culinary creations but also a hub of warmth, gathering, and shared moments. Amidst the aroma of delicious meals and the hum of daily activities, the design of your kitchen plays a pivotal role in shaping the ambiance. One must-have element that can significantly enhance both the functionality and aesthetics of your kitchen is kitchen cabinet lighting.

kitchen cabinet light
kitchen cabinet light

The illumination of cabinets is a key to creating a harmonious and visually stunning kitchen environment. Why kitchen cabinet lighting is more than just an accessory, it’s an essential element that adds a touch of elegance and practicality to your culinary space.

LUMILAND has been in cabinet lighting for 20 years. We have rich experience in designing indoor lighting ideas that match your kitchen decoration demands. Here we are introducing eight kitchen lighting ideas that are bound to inspire you to select a suitable kitchen cabinet lighting solution.

LED cabinet light for kitchen
LED cabinet light for kitchen

Rechargeable wireless sensor light bar

This is the easiest kitchen lighting soluiton to use right away. The wireless sensor light bar is attached to the underside of a cabinet or shelf with either screws or magnetic iron piece. Simply plug them into an outlet to charge them. Most of the light bars have motion-sensing technology and auto-off timers to control the lights when they sense movement close by.

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Rechargeable motion sensor light bar

There are huge pros with these bars: it can be easily installed almost anywhere, and moved when necessary. No wires, no tools, no mess, no damage. The cons is that you may need to take them off as to recharge the lights and they may not provide a bright enough light because of the limit powered by battery.

LED puck light for Kitchen Lighting

LED puck light is a versatile and stylish solution for kitchen lighting, offering a contemporary and energy-efficient lighting scheme. These compact and round lights are typically installed in a series, providing even illumination across kitchen countertops, cabinets, or other targeted areas. The slim design allows for discreet placement, making them ideal for under-cabinet lighting to enhance task visibility in food preparation areas.

With customizable color temperatures, users can tailor the lighting to suit their preferences, whether it’s a warm, inviting ambiance for dining or a cool, crisp illumination for focused tasks. The sleek and unobtrusive nature of LED puck lights makes them an aesthetically pleasing addition to modern kitchen spaces, seamlessly blending functionality with contemporary design.

kitchen puck lights
Kitchen puck light

Kitchen Aluminum Light Strip

Aluminum light strip has become a popular option in modern kitchen lighting, offering a sleek and minimalist aesthetic while providing efficient illumination.

The strip is embedded within aluminum profiles, creating a stylish and durable lighting solution. Installed discreetly under cabinets, along countertops, or recessed in cabinet. Aluminum light strip contributes to a well-lit and visually appealing kitchen space. Its aluminum profile channel not only enhances the durability of the lighting but also serves as an effective heat sink, ensuring longevity and optimal performance.

With customizable color temperatures, the light strip allows users to create the desired ambiance, from warm and cozy to cool and crisp lighting. The length customization, energy efficiency, and contemporary design of aluminum light strip make it a popular choice for those seeking a sophisticated and functional lighting solution in their kitchen.

kitchen under lighting
Kitchen under light strip

COB LED Ultra Thin Under Cabinet light

If you prefer thin kitchen lighting solution with special shape. Those thin under cabinet light with rectangle should be good for you, perfect in any kitchen when used as under cupboard lighting. The polished and contemporary design makes them a brilliant option for illuminating kitchen shelving, cupboards or display cabinets.

These thin light comes with a 3 Watt LED COB (Chip On Board) fitting and can be purchased in three different distinctive color temperatures: Cool White, Warm White and Natural White. And it is even available in a fashionable anthracite finish.

It is made of aluminium and employs the most up to date LED COB technology to give a high performance lighting output which is essential when illuminating kitchen surfaces. This stylish and modern LED lighting option is an excellent choice for all contemporary kitchen designs.

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Rectangle kitchen cabinet light
Rectangle LED Kitchen Cabinet Light
Rectangle LED Kitchen Cabinet Light

New Design Triangle Under Cabinet Light

If you like the kitchen lighting with more special design. The triangle kitchen cabinet light must one of the ideal options that you should learn more details. This kitchen cabinet light has beautiful triangle design with black body, which makes it looks elegant when installing in your kitchen cabinet.

Featuring with 3.5 watts lighting beam, it provides adequate lighting in your kitchen yet keeps energy-efficient. Moreover, this model is linkable which you can connect with each other to build your kitchen lighting system. It has optional built-in movement sensor and dimmer.

Triangle LED Kitchen Cabinet Light
Triangle LED Kitchen Cabinet Light

Elliptical Design Under Cabinet Light

If triangle shape cabinet light is not your ideal option, this elliptical-shape cabinet light may be what you want. Unlike most round shape or rectangle shape in the market, it has elliptical shape design, the unconventional design must add new a decoration element to your kitchen.

Besides the model with built-in movement sensor and dimmer , this model can also be added USB -charging function, creating more convenient charging for its users.

Elliptical Shape LED Kitchen Cabinet Light
Elliptical Shape LED Kitchen Cabinet Light

Kitchen Hardwired Light

If you live in Northern American region, the hardwired light is a good choice for your lighting solution in your kitchen. The hardwired light comes with 120V output voltage, requiring no external LED power supply. Built-in dimmer and changing color temperature, it is easy to dim the brightness or switch the right color temperature for you. Moreover, the lighting angle is adjuestable.

You can seamless connect the hardwired lights with each other so as to build up your kitchen lighting solution.

Hardwired kitchen under light
Hardwired kitchen under light


There are a great variety of kitchen cabinet lights to choose on the market. Though it may be personal aesthetics to choose your light fixtures. But there are still a few things you can consider when selecting kitchen cabinet lighting fixture:

  1. What is your kitchen lighting for ? For examples, do you need task lighting or highlight design elements ?
  2. What fixture style you prefer ? puck light, light strip, etc.
  3. What installation you prefer ? Surface mounted or recessed in
  4. The measurement of your kitchen
  5. Do you need extra features of light fixtures such as dimmable light, sensor control.
  6. What is your budget for kitchen lighting
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