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How To Save Energy In Winter

Have you ever wondered how much energy your home uses? It’s most probably not the most considered element of owning or renting a home, but energy efficiency is key to running an environmentally (and financially) sound home. There are some actions that we as consumers can take control of in order to monitor our individual energy consumption, and we’re able to see the impact and benefits of those decisions. At Dusk Lighting we’re taking a look at the reasons why we should all be more aware of our energy efficiency... Read More


4 Ways To Light Up Your Stairway

A stairway is such a versatile space to decorate, and a part of a home that often gets overlooked, despite its frequent daily use. If you’re looking for ways to update your hallway and staircase, there’s so many things you can do that can be as inexpensive and effortless as you like! Here are just a few simple ways to update your stairway: Give the walls a lick of paint – Smarten up tired walls with a fresh layer of paint – lighter colours will brighten a small staircase. Or... Read More


Lighting Guide: Party Season Prep

Opening your home to family and friends during the upcoming party season can be a wonderful time to make new memories and reaffirm existing bonds, but as a host it can also bring with it a number of potential issues! Getting your house ready for visitors, whether it’s redecorating or simply carrying out a deep clean, can benefit your home as a whole, long after the party ends. From laidback get togethers, to carefully crafted dinner parties, take the stress out of party season prep with the Dusk Lighting guide... Read More


How To Create A Cosy Lounge This Winter

During the spring and summer months, lounges are often stripped back. The good weather outside means that we tend to spend less time in front of the television, and more time doing things we enjoy in the great outdoors to make the most of the warmer, lighter evenings. When it comes to creating a cosy lounge for autumn and winter, it’s all about adding extra accessories that will boost the comfort factor in preparation for you and your family spending more time in the room. In this guide on how... Read More


Decor Tips: Complimenting Colours

Summertime often gets us thinking about refreshing our home decor, whether it’s giving the walls a new lick of paint, or changing up homeware to reflect the season. In this post we are taking a look at the best complimenting colours to consider for your home updates according to the warm and cool colour palettes. Our lighting suggestions can serve as modern interior design inspiration, due to their compatibility to the colour scheme – lighting really can make such a huge difference!   Colour schemes for a lounge The lounge... Read More


Decorating The Student Digs

Whether you’re staying in student halls or moving into a house share, moving away to university is a time of self-discovery, but you also want to be able to put your own stamp on your environment. In this post we’re looking at ways to personalise student digs and how to create an office area for students. If you’re returning to uni next month or beginning a new chapter by starting the first year of your course, read ahead for some helpful tips from Dusk Lighting. Ways to personalise your student... Read More


Creating The Perfect Home Office

Whether you’re a student, professional freelancer or simply in need of a space to do some extra work from home, the perfect home office is crucial to creating the right environment to help you perform well. At Dusk Lighting, we understand that it can be difficult to separate home life from work, especially if the two seem to overlap, so we’ve come up with some excellent ideas and how to design the perfect home office or study. A home office can be a place suitable for all of the family;... Read More


Renovating Your Home

When you’re ready financially and mentally to embark on a renovating or remodelling journey for your home, it’s helpful to gain all of the useful information you can to ensure a smooth operation of change. Upheaval is temporary, so just keep in mind the end goal – a beautiful home transformation! Here at Dusk Lighting we’d like to share with you our tips on how to renovate your home and offer some remodelling inspiration for you to be prepared with the know-how when it comes to changing your home, inside... Read More


Home Inspo: Interior Design Bloggers We Love

We’re all guilty of envying another person’s home, whether it’s a friend’s living room design or through a screen when scrolling through an interior design blog. However, it’s so easy to use this interest in interior design to your advantage and turn your envy into positive changes in your own home! Here at Dusk Lighting we think getting some creative inspiration from home interiors websites and interior design blogs can be the perfect place to begin when looking to update your home. If you can’t afford to swap your one... Read More


Updating Your Home On A Budget

At Dusk Lighting we love keeping up to date with the latest home interiors trends, but we also understand that sometimes budgets come into play and can restrict us in our home goals. But have no fear! There are so many ways to update your home on a budget that often includes looking at the smaller items and accessories, or simply adapting themes to fit more readily into interior trends. The pros of updating your home on a budget If you wish that there was a big pot of money... Read More