Good, general illumination of daylight qualities is required throughout the kitchen, because of the wide variety of work that is done.1
(2) Approved Practice
The choice of fixtures depends upon the size of the room.
a) In medium-sized kitchens an enclosed diffusing globe placed close to the ceiling at the center is a satisfactory installation. Light colored walls and ceilings are, however, essential.
b) In large kitchens two or more ceiling units may be necessary and if local lighting in addition is required, properly-shaded wall-bracket lamps over the sink or stove will be found useful.