Tag Archives: light
Yellow interior of kitchen

How to Choose Lights for your Kitchen

The hearth is the heart of the home may be an old saying, but the meaning of it still rings true. The kitchen is the busiest room in the house – people cook, eat and socialise in here and always have done.  When you think of a kitchen, the general picture is of clean, practical […]

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Luxury dimmer switch in gold finish

How to choose the right dimmer switch

You may look at the title of this article and say to yourself, “Well it can’t be that difficult can it, surely?” Ok it is not all that difficult to find a dimmer switch but find the right dimmer switch is easier if you have done a bit of research. For there are dozens, if […]

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Multiple LED lights falling from the ceiling with polished chrome

Lighting ideas: 5 fantastic modern ceiling lights

1. Three light pendant by Archilume. Dimmable LEDs and clear lens providing soft and direct spotted light to illuminate bars, counters and table. Ideal to put over a small table or some place where you want to accent with light.   2. 21 Series by BOCCI. Made from porcelain and crafted in conical form to […]

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Gorgeous Markslojd Lindo Pendant lit in living room

Lindo Ceiling Crystal Light: Sparkle, Luxury, and Sophistication

Some days ago, searching for something completely different at eBay, I came across this glamorous Lindo ceiling crystal light. It fascinated me at first sight and left me breathless. I immediately imagined how it would look in my living room; I went on dreaming of the exquisite sparkling effect it would lend to the space. […]

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Argent for Terzani: A Shimmering Cloud

Frame, Angel Falls, and Argent are three stunning collections introduced by Terzani in 2012. Argent series, the latest suspension light project of Dodo Arslan, is a demonstration of avant-garde lighting design and fine handcrafted metalwork. These unique lighting sculptures represent the philosophy of the Italian design brand for creating luxurious and artistic fixtures that not […]

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“The Optical Window”: Creativity and Innovative Approach

“The Optical Window” is the winner of the 2012 CREA Awards edition, a competition among participants from 40 countries. Created by Smart Metropolitans, a Polish team, this multifunctional project represents a conceptual idea beyond the boundaries of conventionality in interior and lighting design. Light passes through the perforated external walls and creates a fascinating play […]

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Six unbelievably tacky applications of LED lights

The benefits of LEDs – low energy lighting solutions – are well documented. They’re easy to fit. They last require less power to run. They last for longer. They’re environmentally friendly. In fact, LED lighting is becoming an increasingly popular solution for both home owners and businesses when it comes to selecting their lighting equipment […]

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Agatha styled pendant

Agatha Suspensions: Vibrancy and Grace

Agatha suspensions series is a project of the Spanish designer Luis Eslava for LZF. This Spanish lighting design company makes “very special lights for very special people” focusing on creating handmade fixtures exclusively of natural wood veneer with unique designs reminiscent of forms found in Nature. The suspensions are made of Pollywood veneer; they come […]

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The Tiny Miracles of Pepe Heykoop

As the nights draw in, our thoughts increasingly turn to light. Not only are we coming up to Bonfire Night, but Diwali, the Indian festival of light is also approaching (on Tuesday, 13th November in case you were wondering). This takes leads us nicely on to the rather eye-catching design work of Pepe Heykoop, the […]

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Quin.MGX by .MGX by Materialise: Incorporate Make-a-Statement Fixture

Using 3D printing technologies, the .MGX by Materialise collection combines the best of modern and traditional craftsmanship; each item is singly drawn and created by a laser beam and then carefully finished by hand, which makes it truly unique. The Quin.MGX was designed by Bethsheba Grossman, who initially received a degree in mathematics in Yale; […]

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