In this kitchen, a large window provides lots of natural light to the mostly wooden kitchen. Exposed shelves are used to store recipe books, and the kitchen has achieved a contemporary look by not including hardware on the cabinets.
Natural lighting cheat sheet: front, side and back-lighting illustrated to show how the direction of light can create different moods and effects in your outdoor photography. Nice visual for lighting concepts.
Diagrams shows a room that using light shelves to create a bright area, as well as allows natural sun light to fall on the other side of the room. The diagrams also show light shelves being used to direct passive light inside the room.