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Hanging around – bedrooms and pendant lighting

Hanging a pendant light either side of your bed is a clever and efficient way to provide task or mood lighting in your bedroom (especially when space is at a premium).

Lighting your home: What you need to know

Looking to create a flattering glow yet still have enough wattage to see what you’re doing? This speedy lesson in lamps, fixtures, and bulbs (plus some room-by-room tips) will illuminate the way.

What you need to know about LED lighting in your home

We all know that LEDs are way better for the environment than their incandescent forefathers. But that doesn’t mean you’ve been convinced to make the switch. If you’re still teetering on the fence between LED and incandescent, here are some things you need to know before switching to LED lighting.

Cozy up your home for winter

If the dark winter days on the horizon have got you down, it may be time to warm up your home's lighting. Here's some top tips!

Pick the perfect table lamp in 4 steps

Sometimes all it takes is one perfect table lamp to complete a room. But what makes a perfect design?

5 tips to perfect your lighting

Indoor lighting is one of the most important aspects of your home’s design.  It can set a mood and improve the functionality of your living spaces while adding beauty to your home.

Making a statement

According to trend forecasters and interior design magazines, 2018 is the year of the statement light. Higher ceilings and open floor plans have helped pave the way for the trend, which transcends style genres — from rustic farmhouse to modest minimalist. Statement lighting can provide a focal point for a room and set the tone while providing an opportunity to showcase functional artworks.

4 ways to improve airflow in your home

Has one room in your home ever felt warmer or colder than another and you didn’t understand why? Your home needs fresh air to be a comfortable environment, but unlike your car, you can’t roll the windows down and put it in drive.

How fans can save you money in winter

When it’s the middle of winter and freezing outside, it's probably safe to say that most of us aren't thinking about our ceiling fans. However, running fans in the colder months can actually save up to 10% on heating costs and is as simple as flipping a switch.

10 ways to freshen your bedroom lighting

Bedrooms have evolved from slumber zones into multi-functional rooms that can be tricky to illuminate. Here are ten tips for freshening up your lighting. Whatever your aim with lighting your home, we can help ...