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DIY globe pendant light 

DIY globe pendant light 

Omnipresent as they are all over here, I can not appear to shake globes from my appetence. And also don\’t lie, your own inside geek understands deep down exactly how awesome they are as well. Prior to I completely understand it from you all, I need to claim that, indeed, I understand how ridiculous simple this job is. However ridiculous simple creates for a really satisfying DIY for those of us quick on patience or small on money, correct? This one…

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Foyer light fixtures

Foyer light fixtures

Since primary impressions matter, it’s important that foyer lighting fixtures be as gorgeous as it is practical. Making a comfortable and welcoming entry to your house, whilst placing the feelings for the interior design which is placed inside, all begins right here.                

Sun spots lighting

Sun spots lighting

Brighten up a blank wall with an original light art installation. These ‘Puck’ wall sconces, designed by Jordi Vilardell for Barcelona-based brand Vibia, are modular, allowing you to create original geometric compositions. Think big, because it is possible to connect up to 40 ‘Puck’ discs to a single electrical socket, all of them emitting a warm, indirect glow.

High ceiling pendant lights

High ceiling pendant lights

If you want to make an impact, particularly in spaces with high ceilings, these substantial enamel pendant lights, which measure almost one-metre tall, are a fantastic find. Reclaimed from Communist-era factories in the Czech Republic, these lamps can be bought, fully refurbished, in their original black or grey enamel from Enamel Shades. Alternatively, Trainspotters sells versions that are powder-coated in bright colours.

Tricks of the light

Tricks of the light

Sally Storey, design director for John Cullen Lighting, explains how to master hidden lighting effects. Cleverly concealed lighting can accentuate key architectural features in your home and save space. ‘The trick is to build layers of hidden lighting in combination with your other light sources,’ explains Storey. ‘Bookshelves, staircases and alcoves look more dramatic when back- or front-lit.’ You can have specialist lights fitted to achieve this effect, but for a simple fix, we suggest using slim, flexible strip lights,…

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Home garden lighting

Home garden lighting

Lighting is as important outside as it is inside your home. Follow these simple tips to illuminate your garden. Layer lighting in the garden as you would in the house. Use spotlights to draw attention to key features such as sculptures, and opt for floodlights to offer a broader wash of light across a path. Consider how your set-up will look from all vantage points, especially from different levels in a house. It’s a good idea to use a dimmer…

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