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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

How To Customise Your Lights 01/02/2019

How To Customise Your Lights With Astro Lighting

As lighting specialists, Astro Lighting want you to get the very best out of all of your home lighting. That’s why, in addition to their ultra-modern range of lighting, they offer a huge range of lighting accessories that can be used to customise your lighting, improving the appearance and function of your chosen light fitting. It’s not always easy to understand exactly what function each lighting accessory performs, so we’ve put together this straightforward guide to customising your lighting with Astro Lighting accessories. Appearance Changing the appearance of lighting is... Read More

Pendant Lighting 30/01/2019
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Your Top 5 Questions About Pendant Lighting Answered

An increasingly popular lighting style in modern homes, pendant lighting can be a fantastic way to illuminate your room while also creating an interesting focal point. However, hanging pendant lighting isn’t as simple as placing a floor light or a table lamp, for example. Pendant lighting requires much more thought and consideration, which means that many of the most popular queries we receive here at Dusk Lighting are about pendant lighting. In order to help you get started with your pendant lighting journey as smoothly as possible, we’ve answered the... Read More

How To Light A Modern Kitchen 25/01/2019

How To Light A Modern Kitchen

A modern home deserves a modern lighting system, and here at Dusk Lighting, we’re experts in providing modern lighting solutions for contemporary homes. The kitchen is a space in which the right lighting is crucial. From the style to the function and the placement, your kitchen lighting should be finely tuned to offer you the best possible atmosphere and practical illumination. If you’re not sure where to start when planning how to light your kitchen, our guide to planning and choosing your kitchen lighting is sure to provide a helping... Read More

Animal Lighting 03/12/2018

Discover the Animal Lighting Trend With Seletti

Animal home decor has become one of the hottest interior design trends of late 2018, and is tipped to continue far into 2019. Animal homewares, including animal lighting, are certainly having a design moment, and many are linking this surge in popularity to the recent release of JK Rowling’s latest film, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Pottermania has been known to influence culture far and wide over the years, so it’s not completely out of the question that the recent influx of animal inspired lighting and home interiors is... Read More