Whereas the last kitchen had great skylights to brighten up the room, this design has great windows along the side and awesome lighting on the ceiling. When it comes to making a brightly lit and cheerful kitchen, there are a couple foways to go about it. This way represents a balanced combination of natural lighting and really well installed ceiling lights. In addition to this kitchen excelling the lighting department, in terms of functionality it also works very well. Everything is very intuitive, from the island to the cooking area. Speaking of the island, it would work great for an eating and/or a prep station.