Lighting Guide

  1. Basic Concepts in Lighting

    Basic Concepts in Lighting Where would we be without electric lighting - in the dark ages for sure. We have come a long way since candle light and now take it for granted. However along with technology comes awareness and we no longer are satisfied with the traditional ceiling light. We want many different types of lighting to accompany it such as table lamps, floor and wall Read more...
  2. Investing in Designer Lighting

    Investing in Designer Lighting When decorating any room in your home there’s always plenty to consider. For instance, perhaps you’ll start with a colour scheme and then factor in fittings and furnishings to create that wow impression. However, one of the most important aspects when it comes to any room design, is the lighting. And unfortunately, for some reason many Read more...
  3. Murano Glass

    Murano Glass If you think porcelain, you think Delft or Limoges and if you think fashion, you think of Paris or Milan. However, when you think of glass, there is only one option – Venice. Renowned throughout the world, Venice is the home to glass and has been since the 8th Century. One can be even more specific, as there is Venetian glass and Murano glass. Read more...
  4. Integrating Natural Daylight into your Lighting Design

    Integrating Natural Daylight into your Lighting Design In the Altiplano de Granada, a mountainous region in Spain between Sierra de Castril and Sierra Nevada, there are many houses built into the mountains called 'cave houses'. To some they might be considered a desirable residence, but imagine once you have passed through the rooms at the front of the house, you then enter a property completely Read more...
  5. Choosing The Right LED's For Your Home

    Choosing The Right LED's For Your Home The importance of choosing the right lighting for your home can’t be understated. Creating the perfect setting remains ever-important and with a range of stylish and sophisticated light fixtures to pick from, you’ll have the chance to set a unique appeal for each room. With so many options to consider though, you can be forgiven for struggling Read more...
  6. Discover Ways to Light Up Your Home

    Discover Ways to Light Up Your Home Lighting plays an important role in both the aesthetics and atmospheric properties of your home. Therefore, choosing the right type of lighting, along with the perfect fitting, remains crucial. Lighting gives each room its own personality and of course, separate living areas require a different tone. For instance, a bright overhead light wouldn’t Read more...
  7. Choosing Stairwell Chandeliers

    Choosing Stairwell Chandeliers It is such a shame that so much effort gets put in to accentuating the principal reception rooms that the first and original ‘reception’ room, the hallway, almost gets forgotten, especially where lighting is concerned. The entrance hall to your home is the first chance you get to make a statement, to say “This is us”, and such an important Read more...
  8. Schonbek Crystal Chandeliers

    Schonbek Crystal Chandeliers When you work in the field of interior lighting, there are certain names which stand out from the rest – names which relate to exceptional quality and craftsmanship. In the sphere if interior lighting we have our own versions of Rolls Royce and Bentley, and one of those names you should familiarise yourself with is Schonbek. The year was 1870 Read more...
  9. Lighting Your Bathroom

    Lighting Your Bathroom What do you use your bathroom for? Okay – putting aside the obvious boring, but necessary stuff, consider whether it is a place where you can relax and unwind and does it put a smile on your face because it is so gorgeous. These days having a great bathroom is not considered a luxury but an essential - and you will have spent a lot of time and Read more...

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