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Art Deco Lighting Reimagined

Art Deco Lighting Reimagined

Instantly recognisable, striking and yet somewhat difficult to define, the Art Deco style simply oozes glamour. Emerging in the 1920s, all the rage in the 1930s and now reimagined for a new era, The Art Deco style has transcended a century of design. It has…

A new standard for floor lamps

A new standard for floor lamps

Floor lamps fell out of fashion in the latter decades of the 20th century. Perhaps because a new generation of fashion-conscious householders associated the concept with the standard lamps that were features of their grandparents’ homes. Typically uninspired and boasting fringed shades, those abominations were…

Lighting ideas for low ceilings

Lighting ideas for low ceilings

We all love to leaf through the glossy magazines or search online for the ideas we need to create a stunning home. But isn’t it incredible how often our homes won’t allow us to copy those ideas? Low ceilings can certainly appear to be problematic…

Why lighting can increase retail sales

Why lighting can increase retail sales

As it impacts both customers and staff, the importance of lighting in the retail environment should never be underestimated. Carefully conceived lighting enhances the customer experience in store, improves the working environment and promotes an increase in sales.

Redesign your lighting without spending the Earth

Redesign your lighting without spending the Earth

How often have you visited someone’s home and not noticed the lighting, let alone admired it? – We thought so. Perhaps it’s even the case in your own home? If it is, then don’t worry because you are far from alone. In the rush to…

Lighting solutions for sloped and vaulted ceilings

Lighting solutions for sloped and vaulted ceilings

Those stunning vaulted ceilings in barn conversions and period properties certainly boast the wow-factor but they can be difficult to light. Sloping ceilings can present you with a few issues too. It will take a little thought and planning to light these spaces effectively if…

Create the Perfect Dining Room with Pendant Lighting

Create the Perfect Dining Room with Pendant Lighting

It is absolutely crucial to choose the correct type of lighting for your dining room. The nature of the light in this room is perhaps more important than in any other area of the home. After dark your choice of lighting will dictate the feel…

How to Create Curb Appeal with Outdoor Lighting

How to Create Curb Appeal with Outdoor Lighting

If you own your own home then you have probably spent a great deal of time improving your interior. But don’t forget there’s probably outside space to enhance too! A garden is an important aspect of a home and the exterior of a property is,…

Principles of Landscape Lighting Design

Principles of Landscape Lighting Design

Lighting offers huge potential for creating an amazing impact in your garden but it is crucial to plan carefully before investing in your exterior lights. The lighting effects should engage the viewer, highlight focal points and draw the eye through the landscape and so each…

Setting the Mood with Colour Change LED Bulbs

Setting the Mood with Colour Change LED Bulbs

The idea that light influences the mood of a room is nothing new. Everything in a room is impacted by the light source. Whilst cool white light is fabulous in the morning to wake you up, warmer white light produces a relaxing mood for the…