Light up your space – lighting in your kitchen
Lighting can be the difference between creating a spectacular
space with great vibes and a dull dingy space. When designing a kitchen,
lighting isn’t always top of your priorities – it can often be a second, or
even a third thought. But it should be one of the first. Getting the lighting
right helps to create a space that’s welcoming, safe and fit for purpose. Using
several sources of light creates a layered effect helping you create the
perfect vibe for any occasion. Bespoke
kitchen designers Harvey Jones have some top tips on how you can light up
your kitchen for all occasions.
To make sure you have lighting for all purposes and occasions, you
should split up the lighting into categories:
Task – for those spaces that require extra
illumination to see when food prepping, cooking and serving.
Mood – for ...>> full
posted by ADMIN March 01, 2017 11:00 AM General comments (0)
Review | Giant Light Task Floor Lamp from Litecraft.co.uk
The nights are drawing in, the leaves are falling from the trees and autumn's riot of colour fades into the greys of winter. The cooler months are great time for cosying up to the fire with a nice cup of something warm, and when lighting - inside and out - becomes more important.
I had the opportunity to review a lamp from LiteCraft. I love lighting as the lighting can either make or break your room. I have 3-5 layers of lighting in almost every room, I barelly ever use the downlights as they're just too bright and uncomfortable to look at (I don't have a dimmer switch). I was missing lighting above my dining table, so I started looking for a floor lamp with an arch so I could get some light right above the table, this is when I found this gorgeous 'Giant Task Floor lamp' - it was just what I ...>> full
posted by ADMIN October 13, 2016 11:03 AM General comments (0)
A Trick of the Light
Create an optical illusion at your windows with
Style Studio’s new collection of Mirage blinds
doesn’t love having the best of both worlds? Now homeowners can enjoy all of
the room darkening benefits of a roller blind but within seconds achieve a
magical ‘mirage’ lighting effect in their room, with a new collection of window
blinds from Style Studio, one of the UK’s largest suppliers of
made-to-measure window blinds and curtains.
dark, or somewhere in between…
blinds by Style Studio make an atmosphere like no other type of blind. They
feature alternating panels of solid and sheer fabric that can be used to control
light and form the illusion of either striped material or a full block of
colour at the window.
Avoid unwanted sunshine glare by positioning the
solid panels next to one another to create the ‘mirage’ ...
posted by ADMIN July 21, 2016 5:15 PM General comments (0)
5 Ways to bring Light into Windowless Rooms
don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone – a common saying that is certainly
true when it comes to dressing and styling a windowless room. You will miss the
warmth, colour and light of daylight, the golden hues of dusk and the fresh
lighter yellow of the rising sun.
There are, however, plenty of
tips and tricks for making a windowless room lighter and more vibrant – so
whether you are looking for a quick fix or a longer term solution to grabbing
and using as much light in a room as you can, we have five great ideas for you
Glass balustrade on staircases
The hallway can sometimes seem a
little dark and dingy. Without a window, the stairs can become nothing more
than a thoroughfare through which we dart quickly on our way to somewhere else.
A great ...>> full
posted by ADMIN May 26, 2016 11:55 AM General comments (0)
Lighting from VITA Copenhagen
Founded in Denmark in 2008, VITA Copenhagen’s brand values are to
be simple and sincere - the key to a brighter future. Traditionally a designer
would focus purely on the aesthetic, but at VITA Copenhagen the designers are
constantly ensuring that all their new designs are compact as well as cutting
edge. As such all of their lights are packaged in compact gift boxes, that
optimize worldwide logistics and storage costs. In doing so VITA Copenhagen
reduce the environmental footprint of all of their products, and the need for
storage, a cost saving that is directly transferred to the consumer.
posted by ADMIN February 02, 2016 12:06 AM General comments (0)