Lighting articles, tips & information

The need-to-know guide for rewiring a house

Not all home renovation projects are equally fun or glamorous – or dangerous. Slipping on spilled paint, for example, is nowhere near as hazardous as playing with electrical sockets, especially when you don’t really know what you’re doing (which is w…

13 April, 2018

​Expert home lighting ideas for every room

Far too few people consider lighting fixtures an afterthought when styling up a house, whether they’re moving into a brand-new abode or simply renovating their current one. Of course we here at homify know all about the power that a decent lighting f…

12 April, 2018

Living room lighting ideas to dazzle and delight

When it's time to choose lighting ideas for living room spaces, there's an absolute plethora of fantastic options, each being more exciting and amazing than the last, which means that personal choice has to be the final stage in the decision making p…

02 April, 2018

​Lighting your home: Picking out floor lamps

Without the right lighting, no space is ever complete. Every room needs the right amount of glow, spread perfectly in a combination of general lighting, task lighting, and decorative lighting.

31 March, 2018

How GardenSite will glow up your home this festive season

Christmas time is festive time, and our devoted readers will know by now that homify is chock-a-block (now and the rest of the year) with ideas on how to bring the beauty and spread the sparkle.

17 December, 2017

Amazing lighting ideas you might not have thought of yet

Main lighting isn't the only way to get the illumination you want and need in your home, but do you know about all the little nooks and crannies that are ripe for a little extra sparkle? Every reputable interior designer certainly does, as they have…

01 December, 2017

​Lighting tips for your halls and foyers

It’s a sad fact that far too many people still view lighting in corridors, hallways, foyers and stairwells as simple little fixtures that aren’t really required. Really? How does a wall sconce next to a staircase differ from one in the kitchen, for e…

29 November, 2017

​15 beautiful ideas for small bathrooms

Styling up a small space is never easy, especially not when said small space is a room that gets lots of action on a daily basis, like a bathroom.Well, limited legroom is no excuse for ugliness, so get ready to be inspired by these 15 bathrooms that,…

28 October, 2017

​16 ideas for decorating a more mature bedroom

A bedroom is not just about sleeping and relaxing, especially not when it belongs to a couple. That’s why we thought we’d dedicate this piece exclusively to reviving not only a bedroom’s style, but also its potential for passion.

02 October, 2017

Lighting tricks to transform a dingy room

Unless you are the luckiest person alive, we think you'll know the pain of having little dark and dingy spots in your home that really need to be brought to life with some new lighting ideas.

10 May, 2017