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breakfast bar lighting ideas 16/02/2017

Creating A Breakfast Bar In Your Kitchen

An expertly designed breakfast bar can be a wonderful focal point for your kitchen area. As well as offering more food preparation space, a breakfast bar can also provide some much needed storage space, and with some bar stools, a place to have a bite to eat. If you’re thinking about creating a breakfast bar in your kitchen, have a read of our helpful advice and breakfast bar ideas for inspiration. Multi-functional Breakfast Bar Designs Alongside the aesthetic features of having a breakfast bar, the additional space can also be... Read More

bathroom lighting 09/02/2017

Design Ideas For Small Bathrooms

Small bathrooms; functional and perfectly formed they may be, but they can leave a lot to desire in terms of restyling ideas and ways to improve the look of the room. However, by giving some thought into the bathroom design, decor and lighting, you’ll be able to update your bathroom for a better environment you can enjoy everyday. Take a look at our following tips and tricks on how to update a small bathroom. Get clever with storage We all know how difficult it can be to find storage solutions... Read More

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2017 Decor Trends For You To Try

A new year brings new colour palettes, textures and homeware designs to discover and enjoy. Whether you’re seeking to overhaul your current interiors style, or simply take ideas and fuse them with your own. Here at Dusk Lighting we’ve taken a look at the upcoming 2017 decor trends and put together a guide to ensure you’re on the right track. Mixed Patterns & Faux Prints Statement throws with mixed patterns will brighten up any bedroom, especially paired with clashing print cushions, and will be bang on trend this year. In... Read More

home lighting 16/01/2017

What Is Hygge?

A major trend in the home interiors world which arose in 2016 was the Danish concept of ‘hygge’. With blog posts and books written on how to achieve it, this new way of life was suddenly everywhere and it shows no sign of leaving. So, what is Hygge? Hygge is happiness You can feel it, see it, touch it. Pronounced ‘hue-gah’, this buzzword was devised by the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen to describe the feeling of ultimate happiness. Hygge is sitting by an open fire with a loved one,... Read More

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Kitchen Pendant Lighting

The variety of kitchen lighting available continues to increase with the kitchen having now overtaken the dining room as the hub 0f family life Kitchen pendant lights can enhance any part of a kitchen. Although typically used for kitchen island lighting, they can also be used in other areas such as over a kitchen sink, a pantry area, in front of a kitchen window or over a dining server, to give a few examples. Such kitchen pendulum fittings work both as style pieces and to provide effective task lighting. There... Read More

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Why Choose LED Lights?

Why LEDs? LED stands for light emitting diode and is light produced using the movement of electrons LEDs have been the talk of the lighting world for quite some time now. Each day seems to bring about a new LED story in the media – from their use in domestic energy efficiency upgrades to their role in illuminating some of the world’s biggest stadia. LEDs played a played a prominent role in the London 2012 Olympics no less. Indeed, while LED’s represented 7% of the worlds’ total lighting market in... Read More

led kitchen lighting 23/05/2016

Saving Energy in the Kitchen With Stylish Lighting

LED Lighting Kitchen Ideas LEDs are becoming more and more popular in modern kitchen lighting. After all they’re extremely energy efficient, durable and long lasting. Now all styles of kitchen lights include LED options; from breakfast bar lights and kitchen spotlights to pendulum fittings and kitchen cabinet lighting. And the really good news is that due to their popularity LED lights are becoming more and more affordable. LED kitchen pendulum fittings The Nordlux Nexus 10 Ceiling Pendant Light is a stylish fitting that’s perfect for illuminating a modern kitchen. This... Read More

eglo-davida-1-led-single-spotlight-in-black-and-chrome-p1622-3305_thumb 10/09/2013

Energy Saving LED Lamps and Bulbs

LED lights & bulbs are very much the talk of the lighting industry at the moment – in fact they have been for quite a while now. After all, these lights are extremely energy efficient and can shine for up to 50,000 hours. (For more on the benefits of LEDs see our technical introduction to LEDs page) The good news is, because of their popularity they are dropping in price and becoming more and more affordable. Replacement LED lights and bulbs can be retrofitted into existing fittings using 10% of the energy... Read More

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Astro Lights – What’s Available?

Founded in 1997, UK-based Astro Lighting has quickly grown into a household name in the lights industry. The innovative and high quality lighting products designed and created by Astro Lighting are enjoyed by people all over the world. In fact, the company boasts probably the largest range of bathroom lighting anywhere in Europe. Although especially renowned for their bathroom lights the British firm also produce exciting products for other rooms in the home as well as outdoor lights. We at Dusk Lights are big Astro Lighting fans. So much so that we... Read More

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Bathroom Lighting Fixtures: Downlights

Bathroom Downlight Fixtures Downlights and recessed lights are becoming more and more popular in modern bathroom lighting. This is because they are very affordable, generally unobtrusive, can give a high level of illumination and are very versatile – you can have as little of these bathroom lights or as many as you like. Bathroom downlights – typically fixed over a shower or bath – can give a room a modern look, while remaining subtle and helping to create a relaxing bathing atmosphere. These lights come in a variety of finishes including... Read More