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21/06/2019
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Do I Need Special Lighting for My Bathroom?

Photo by Jose Soriano on Unsplash One of the most satisfying ways to wind down after a long day is to kick off your shoes and take a long bath or shower. The right kind of lighting can help to create a truly relaxing atmosphere and can make all the difference to the ambience of your bathroom. However, it’s safe to say that electricity and water don’t make a good combination. Bathrooms are unique in that they house a great deal of moisture, therefore it is important to consider what... Read More

20/06/2019
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Our Top 11 Most Popular Breakfast Bar Lights

Photo by Naomi Hébert on Unsplash Breakfast bars make a wonderful addition to any kitchen and have become increasingly popular in recent years. A functional and unique alternative to a traditional table, breakfast bars come in a range of styles, from kitchen islands to unit extensions. The finishing touch to creating a functional and stylish dining area is the right kind of breakfast bar lighting. Whether you’re looking for something that is going to light up your entire space, or a more relaxing, subdued lighting, there’s something out there for... Read More

Best British Lighting Designers 23/05/2019

Our Best British Lighting Designers

Here at Dusk Lighting, we have so many fantastic lighting designers to choose from that it can be difficult to know where to start. With some of our best lighting designers hailing from all corners of the globe from Scandinavia to Europe and more, we wanted to turn the spotlight back to some of the best British lighting designers that we have to offer. Each of our British lighting designers has a story that begins right here in the UK, and we wanted to take a moment to celebrate the... Read More

Hallway Lighting 20/05/2019
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How To Choose Hallway Lighting

The hallway is the first impression that people have of the inside of your home and is also one of the most frequented spaces in your home – so it’s important that you get the lighting right for both practical and aesthetic purposes. Whether you feel that your hallway is suffering from a lack of light all day long or you simply want the lighting to be just right after dark, we’ve got some great recommendations to help you understand how to choose hallway lighting. Ambient Hallway Lighting When we... Read More

Outdoor Bug Lighting 29/04/2019

Are There Outdoor Lights That Don’t Attract Bugs?

If there’s one thing that can ruin your enjoyment of sitting in the garden, it’s bugs. While it’s bad enough that they’re attracted to any food you might be eating, it’s even worse when they’re constantly being attracted to your outdoor lights looking unsightly and spoiling the atmosphere you’ve worked so hard to create. Well, for those of you that are desperate to know if there’s a way to reduce the number of bugs attracted to your garden lighting, we have great news. Only a few years ago, two behavioural... Read More

Flickering Kitchen Lights 26/04/2019

Why Are My Kitchen Lights Flickering? What You Need To Know About Flickering Lightbulbs

Flickering lights can mean only one thing according to the movies…but before you call Ghostbusters, you might want to take a look at some of the less supernatural causes for your flickering lightbulbs. In most rooms or spaces, flickering lights are an annoyance at worst, but in rooms where lighting is important to safety such as the kitchen, flickering lightbulbs and unreliable light sources can cause a real problem – especially when working with potentially dangerous kitchen appliances and implements. The first thing you need to do is to determine…... Read More

Best Makeup Lighting 27/03/2019

What Is The Best Bathroom Lighting for Applying Makeup?

Chances are that you don’t have a purpose built, perfectly lit makeup studio in your home. Like most, you’re more likely to be applying makeup in your bathroom – but this can produce some temperamental results if you don’t have the right bathroom lighting installed to suit makeup application. No matter how great your makeup skills, if you’re faced with the wrong lighting you can’t predict how your makeup will translate when you move into daylight, so it’s important that you create a setup that’s purpose lit for makeup application.... Read More

How To Install Outdoor Lighting 20/03/2019

How To Install Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting comes with a multitude of benefits from both a safety and a style point of view! Whether you’re wanting to install outdoor lighting create a social atmosphere for patio dining or you simply want outdoor lighting to serve a practical purpose such as lighting a clear path or making your garden less of an easy target for burglars, outdoor lighting is a great solution for gardens and outdoor areas. While you can certainly hire a professional electrician to install your outdoor lighting (and if you’re not very experienced,... Read More

Pop Art Interiors 21/02/2019
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Introducing The Pop Art Home Decor Trend

Move over boho chic, there’s a new interior design trend in town and it’s got bags of unique style. Pop Art might have reached its peak in the art world of the 60s, but the Pop Art interior design trend is the hottest new look for home interiors right now in 2019 – and we at Dusk Lighting have the perfect way for you to invite this bold pop culture influence into your home. But first, let’s take a closer look at exactly what Pop Art is, how it came... Read More

Scandi Home Trends 14/02/2019
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Know Your Scandi Home Trends

Hygge, Lagom and Umage – oh my! It seems like the Scandi home trend is far from slowing down, instead, we’re getting even more Scandi home designs to try out this year. Following the popularity of Hygge, Lagom emerged with a brand new minimalist style, and now Umage is taking centre stage on the Scandi design scene with its hard working and practical approach. Whether you’re a Scandi design pro or a total beginner, we want to talk you through exactly how your home lighting can help you achieve some... Read More