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15/10/2020

Optimal Lighting Solutions For A Small Office Space

Whether you’re working from home or commuting to small office space, old dingy fluorescents could be stealing your energy, leaving you with a nasty headache, and even eye strain at the end of a long day. While the stresses of deadlines, meetings, and long periods of screen time are enough to make anyone feel exhausted, creating an optimal comfortable working environment is key to success and ultimately, your well-being. Good lighting has the potential to boost your mood, enhance your energy levels and, in turn, improve productivity. If you’re feeling... Read More

24/09/2020
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Lighting Trends For A Cosy Autumn Feel

The time has come; we are starting to feel crisp temperatures in the air, the nights are starting to close in, and before long the trees will be turning blazing colours of red and copper. If like us, you absolutely love this season, and you’re more than ready for pumpkins, cosy jumpers, nights in front of the fire and everything else that comes with it, then you’re going to want to create an atmosphere in your home to suit.   We love nothing more than cosying up on the sofa with... Read More

14/08/2020
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Bathroom Lighting Fixtures: Downlights

Downlights and recessed lights are becoming an increasingly popular choice when it comes to modern bathroom lighting. This is because they are very affordable, generally unobtrusive, provide a high level of illumination, and are very versatile – you can have as little or as many as you like of these bathroom lights, making them an ideal lighting solution for bathrooms of any size.  Bathroom downlights – typically fixed over a shower or bath – can give a room a modern look, while their subtle appearance helps to create a relaxing... Read More

09/07/2020
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Choosing the right lampshade for you

The right lampshade can provide a forgotten corner with a cosy ambience, or give the hallway an inviting homely feel on arrival. You can choose to go with antique, ultra-modern or somewhere in-between. Whether you’re planning to fully refurbish your home, moving into your first house, or simply looking for furniture accessories to give your home a bright uplift, you’ll find everything you need in our guide to choosing the right lampshade, here at Dusk Lighting.  What makes choosing a lamp so difficult is that they take on a range... Read More

10/06/2020
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Outdoor Lights: The Ultimate Guide To Illuminating Your Garden

Outdoor gardens are now seen as an extension of indoor living space, with help from modern exterior lighting, outdoor enjoyment doesn’t have to end when the sun goes in. Outdoor lighting has transformed the way we use our gardens, with both functional and attractive lighting available.  Thoughtfully placed lighting can provide ambiance, create a mood, draw attention away from problem spots while highlighting special garden features. Choosing outdoor lights can be overwhelming, especially when it’s new territory for you. Here at Dusk Lighting,  we’ve put together a guide exploring the... Read More

11/05/2020
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How To Light Pictures & Wall Art

Artwork is what showcases the personality of the homeowner and their space. It has a wonderful way of tying all of your interior elements together, whether it’s a focal point or an additional decorative element, it injects some well-needed character onto bare walls. While the pictures and wall art you choose is truly personal to you, the tips on how to light these beautiful pieces are completely universal. Lighting for artwork requires a little more thought and extra attention to detail than simply putting a downlight near it. Here at... Read More

19/03/2020
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Who Invented The Lightbulb?

The lightbulb is often the first thing we look for as we wake up in the morning,  it assists us with our daily tasks and brightens even the dullest of days… but where did this idea come from?  While the famous American inventor Thomas Edison is usually credited with inventing the lightbulb, he wasn’t the only person involved in the development of the revolutionary life-changing technology. There are several other significant individuals who deserve credit for their work with lamps, electric batteries, lamps, and the first incandescent bulbs. Early research... Read More

12/02/2020
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Reading lights: The Ultimate Guide For Bookworms And Interior Lovers

Lighting, as we all know, plays an essential role in both the functionality and overall interior appeal of our home. While ambient lighting sets a tone and gives our interior a decorative edge, functional lighting offers the illumination required for running daily activities. Many of us, after a long stressful day, enjoy settling down to a book in bed. While ambient lighting does not offer enough illumination, task lighting is often too harsh before bedtime. Reading lights illuminate a small area over a close distance,  so you can get a... Read More

24/01/2020
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New Year, New Kitchen

The start of a brand new year can often bring thoughts of change, and if a new kitchen is on your to-do list for 2020,  then you’re starting in the right place. Here at Dusk Lighting, we are at hand to take you through everything you need to know about creating an illuminated kitchen environment that is completely on-trend. If you’re remodelling, you should ideally start thinking about your kitchen lighting right at the beginning of the planning stage. By taking kitchen lighting into consideration at this stage of the... Read More

16/12/2019
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Kitchen Lighting Trends for 2020

The kitchen is the soul of the house, whether you’re cooking for the family, enjoying a glass of wine with friends, or simply relaxing at the end of the day, the kitchen is at the centre of your family’s day to day living. It’s the place of family breakfast mayhem, meal preparation, completing homework and socialising, therefore it is essential that you get your kitchen light layering right in order to make the most of your space.  A practical, yet aesthetically pleasing kitchen has the ability to pull your family... Read More