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Facts about home energy-efficiency

It’s the 21st century, which means much more than enjoying advanced technology – it also means the increasing need to do what we can to conserve energy. And even though little things like recycling or using LEDs are already praise-worthy, are you awa…

15 March, 2017

Lighting ideas for the home

We're constantly seeing advice that talks about the importance of layered lighting for your home, but what exactly does that mean? We're not all professional interior designers, so we need an explanation.

09 March, 2017

These home lighting blunders are easy to avoid

When it comes to home lighting you just plug some lamps in and you're done, right? Wrong! If this is how you think, you're almost certainly making some errors with your illuminations, but we're here to help you overcome them.

17 December, 2016

15 outdoor lighting ideas that'll make your home shine

Knowing how to add outdoor lighting to your home can be tricky. Do you opt for lashings of garden fairy lights? Are patio lamp posts a good idea? The questions go on and on, but we're here to answer them all in one helpful swoop.

06 December, 2016

Ideas for lighting a ceiling

We all know the importance of ensuring that a room is adequately lit up – but are you aware of your options when it comes to ceiling lights? Yes, a chandelier can make for a smashing focal piece while downlighters can ensure a sparkling ambience, but…

29 November, 2016

7 lighting mistakes you're almost certainly making

We're all guilty of silly little mistakes that leave our homes falling a little flatter than they should, but we don't want you to get your lighting wrong as that can become a big issue.

20 November, 2016

24 kitchens (you can copy) that shine like a diamond

Cabinets and worktops are all very well but, when it comes to finishing your kitchen off to perfection, any professional planner will tell you it's all about the lighting. You want a bright, usable space that feels fresh and clean, so skimping on the…

26 October, 2016

Things you should keep away from home

Isn’t being an adult fun? No bedtime, eating ice cream whenever you want, and no more having to ask parents’ permission if you want a friend to sleep over. Having said that, growing up also comes with its own set of not-so nice responsibilities – lik…

01 October, 2016

18 fabulous lighting ideas to brighten your home

Inside, outside, it's all the same when it comes to installing amazing lighting that will make the most of your home, which we think is an absolute necessity.We've been blown away by some of the beautiful lighting schemes adopted by designers on beha…

30 September, 2016

21 outdoor lighting ideas to make your home shine

Outdoor lighting is the perfect way to finish off both your beautiful home façade and a well thought out garden so, if you haven't illuminated your property yet, read on! We've found some stunning examples of how other people have lit their homes and…

22 September, 2016