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Bespoke Lighting

Bespoke Lighting

Bespoke Lighting – Don’t Shy Away Bespoke Lighting Could be Just What you Need Around thirteen years ago a wealthy local landowner came into my showroom and drew a sketch of the type of wall lights he wanted for his courtyards and stable yard. "Can you find me...

How to Light Bathrooms and Wet Rooms

How to Light Bathrooms and Wet Rooms

Lighting Tips Bathrooms and wetrooms are getting more luxurious by the day and constitute a large proportion of the spend in contemporary new builds and renovations Mood Planning your bathroom and wet room lighting will reap benefits if carried out in advance of your...

Lighting Tips to Cheer Up Winter

Lighting Tips to Cheer Up Winter

It seems that with every passing day we are tunnelling further down into the depths of winter!  If you’re like me – a lover of light and warmth – the whole season can be a bit depressing. These tips may help to lighten the winter gloom Candles any Time The...

Lighting Bedrooms for Children

Lighting Bedrooms for Children

Many years ago when our son was young there was a huge Pokemon craze and Charlie and his friends were obsessed.  Not so for many parents – my husband and I would draw straws as to who would have the task of accompanying the kids to the cinema.  Normally we...

How to Light a Hallway

How to Light a Hallway

How do I light my Hallway? A question that is often asked when planning lighting for the renovation of a home or a new-build project.  For a relatively small percentage of a house this area will have a great impact on the feel and flow of a building. I start by...

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their...

Light and Mood – The Connection

Light and Mood – The Connection

How Lighting Affects Our Mood and Productivity Lighting Affects Mood and Productivity according to a survey of 1000 adults carried out in the UK by LED Hut. But do we really need to have a survey tell us what we already know? According to the survey 77% felt that...

New Build Lighting Costs

New Build Lighting Costs

How much will it cost to light my new build? ask self-build owners. How do I budget for my lighting? There’s not an easy answer to this but you, as the instigator of the project, probably hold more answers than you know. Here are a few personal observations from my...

How to Choose Downlights

How to Choose Downlights

How do I choose downlights for my self-build project? “What type of downlights should I use in my new-build?" This a question which raises its head in the early stages of a building project. “Should I go for dedicated LED downlights or use fittings that will take...

How to Light Open Plan Spaces

How to Light Open Plan Spaces

Planning your Lighting for Open Plan Living Planning the lighting for your new-build may seem daunting to self-build enthusiasts but with careful thought you can enjoy the benefits of a lighting layout that is not only atmospheric, but functional and energy-efficient...

Bespoke Lighting

Bespoke Lighting

Bespoke Lighting – Don’t Shy Away Bespoke Lighting Could be Just What you Need Around thirteen years ago a wealthy local landowner came into my showroom and drew a sketch of the type of wall lights he wanted for his courtyards and stable yard. "Can you find me...

How to Light Bathrooms and Wet Rooms

How to Light Bathrooms and Wet Rooms

Lighting Tips Bathrooms and wetrooms are getting more luxurious by the day and constitute a large proportion of the spend in contemporary new builds and renovations Mood Planning your bathroom and wet room lighting will reap benefits if carried out in advance of your...

Lighting Tips to Cheer Up Winter

Lighting Tips to Cheer Up Winter

It seems that with every passing day we are tunnelling further down into the depths of winter!  If you’re like me – a lover of light and warmth – the whole season can be a bit depressing. These tips may help to lighten the winter gloom Candles any Time The...

Lighting Bedrooms for Children

Lighting Bedrooms for Children

Many years ago when our son was young there was a huge Pokemon craze and Charlie and his friends were obsessed.  Not so for many parents – my husband and I would draw straws as to who would have the task of accompanying the kids to the cinema.  Normally we...

How to Light a Hallway

How to Light a Hallway

How do I light my Hallway? A question that is often asked when planning lighting for the renovation of a home or a new-build project.  For a relatively small percentage of a house this area will have a great impact on the feel and flow of a building. I start by...

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their...

Light and Mood – The Connection

Light and Mood – The Connection

How Lighting Affects Our Mood and Productivity Lighting Affects Mood and Productivity according to a survey of 1000 adults carried out in the UK by LED Hut. But do we really need to have a survey tell us what we already know? According to the survey 77% felt that...

New Build Lighting Costs

New Build Lighting Costs

How much will it cost to light my new build? ask self-build owners. How do I budget for my lighting? There’s not an easy answer to this but you, as the instigator of the project, probably hold more answers than you know. Here are a few personal observations from my...

How to Choose Downlights

How to Choose Downlights

How do I choose downlights for my self-build project? “What type of downlights should I use in my new-build?" This a question which raises its head in the early stages of a building project. “Should I go for dedicated LED downlights or use fittings that will take...

How to Light Open Plan Spaces

How to Light Open Plan Spaces

Planning your Lighting for Open Plan Living Planning the lighting for your new-build may seem daunting to self-build enthusiasts but with careful thought you can enjoy the benefits of a lighting layout that is not only atmospheric, but functional and energy-efficient...

Bespoke Lighting

Bespoke Lighting

Bespoke Lighting – Don’t Shy Away Bespoke Lighting Could be Just What you Need Around thirteen years ago a wealthy local landowner came into my showroom and drew a sketch of the type of wall lights he wanted for his courtyards and stable yard. "Can you find me...

How to Light Bathrooms and Wet Rooms

How to Light Bathrooms and Wet Rooms

Lighting Tips Bathrooms and wetrooms are getting more luxurious by the day and constitute a large proportion of the spend in contemporary new builds and renovations Mood Planning your bathroom and wet room lighting will reap benefits if carried out in advance of your...

Lighting Tips to Cheer Up Winter

Lighting Tips to Cheer Up Winter

It seems that with every passing day we are tunnelling further down into the depths of winter!  If you’re like me – a lover of light and warmth – the whole season can be a bit depressing. These tips may help to lighten the winter gloom Candles any Time The...

Lighting Bedrooms for Children

Lighting Bedrooms for Children

Many years ago when our son was young there was a huge Pokemon craze and Charlie and his friends were obsessed.  Not so for many parents – my husband and I would draw straws as to who would have the task of accompanying the kids to the cinema.  Normally we...

How to Light a Hallway

How to Light a Hallway

How do I light my Hallway? A question that is often asked when planning lighting for the renovation of a home or a new-build project.  For a relatively small percentage of a house this area will have a great impact on the feel and flow of a building. I start by...

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their...

Light and Mood – The Connection

Light and Mood – The Connection

How Lighting Affects Our Mood and Productivity Lighting Affects Mood and Productivity according to a survey of 1000 adults carried out in the UK by LED Hut. But do we really need to have a survey tell us what we already know? According to the survey 77% felt that...

New Build Lighting Costs

New Build Lighting Costs

How much will it cost to light my new build? ask self-build owners. How do I budget for my lighting? There’s not an easy answer to this but you, as the instigator of the project, probably hold more answers than you know. Here are a few personal observations from my...

How to Choose Downlights

How to Choose Downlights

How do I choose downlights for my self-build project? “What type of downlights should I use in my new-build?" This a question which raises its head in the early stages of a building project. “Should I go for dedicated LED downlights or use fittings that will take...

How to Light Open Plan Spaces

How to Light Open Plan Spaces

Planning your Lighting for Open Plan Living Planning the lighting for your new-build may seem daunting to self-build enthusiasts but with careful thought you can enjoy the benefits of a lighting layout that is not only atmospheric, but functional and energy-efficient...

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