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Surface Mount Vs Recessed Downlights

Ceiling Downlights are traditionally recessed into the cavity void but an exciting new trend has been popping up across the US and making it’s way into residential and commercial properties throughout the UK. This latest trend is a spin on a a previous popular trend of adjustable surface mounted spotlighting, but without the adjustable means. The use of Surface Mounted LED Downlights gives the room a minimalist architectural feel but with without the ’emptiness’ commonly associated with recessed Downlights. A series of Surface Downlights can show off your true interior... Read More


Galgorm Resort & Spa Lighting Design

The Galgorm Resort and Spa is known for its luxury stays and amazing experience for you and your other half or friends. We wanted to look into the interior design to see how we could help replicate this lighting design with some of the products we supply. Maybe you are staying over for a couple of nights and the interior design inspires you to change the lighting in your home / business with similar lights then have a look at a few of the following rooms we have selected in... Read More

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Lighting Buying Guide

The world of lighting is complex and plentiful making an informed decision difficult when it comes to sizing up a light fitting for your room whilst ensuring its 4 corners are adequately lit for purpose. Firstly, ask yourself: What do you want your lights to offer? Ambience – Creating moods in a room with warm colours and bold statements Brightness – Effective working light for home offices, reading and desk work Accent – Lighting dark corners, pictures and focal points Function – Enhanced focused lighting directed in an area requiring extra... Read More


How much should i pay for a light?

Great first question! We always get asked ‘whats a normal spend’ when looking for home and garden lighting, and thankfully we have a great answer to help you work out its worth. Answer these questions to calculate your budget for light fixtures: How long will you have this lighting  (in days)? – use the table below if your stuck How much will the light cost? Now do the maths: My light costs £200 and it will go in my Kitchen meaning i should have it for 10 years or 3650... Read More 09/08/2016

Top Tips for choosing a Breakfast Bar Light

Adequate and effective Kitchen lighting is critical.. its the difference between finely chopping those crunchy onions and coarsely chopping off a digit! So what should you look for when choosing a Pendant light for over a breakfast island? Styling that will match your decor – fancy the modern look? Maybe the traditional look? A material composition suitable for a busy Kitchen – Cloth material isn’t recommended with moisture in the air so stick with Metal and Chunky Glass Sufficiently sized to span the length of the breakfast Bar and Hang... Read More