HOW TO LIGHT A HOME OFFICE

Put your home office in the best possible light with some help from Bespoke Lights. In these challenging times many of us now find ourselves working from home, often for the first time. Working from home is great – you can start late, finish early and no one will know if you stay in your dressing gown all day! To help you stay focused and motivated, and perhaps avoid these bad habits, we have put together some clever lighting hints and tips.

TOP TIPS FOR CHOOSING THE PERFECT STANDARD LAMP

The brilliant thing about standard lamps is that they can be placed anywhere you have a little spare floor space. Floor standing lamps can be practical, versatile and decorative additions to a room. They have a unique role to play when it comes to lighting as they can provide both ambient, task and accent lighting, something that few other light fittings can do. But before you rush off and explore Bespoke Lights collection of standard lamps, take a look at our top tips to help you make the right choice

A LITTLE LIGHT READING

To celebrate World Book Day, this blog takes a look at how to provide the right lighting for reading at home.World Book Day is marked in over 100 countries around the world and is a celebration of books and reading. Its mission is to install a love of reading in young people which will hopefully last a lifetime. In the UK children are given book tokens which they can exchange for a book of their choice. Schools have special events often with the children dressing up as a character from their favourite book. Now in its 22nd year, World Book Day this year falls on 7 March 2019.

BANKERS LAMPS

When we visualise bankers lamps, most of us would probably think of dimly lit offices in Victorian and Edwardian times. Picture, if you will, a clerk bent over, dipping his pen into his ink bottle and scribing into a large leather-bound ledger using only the light of a candle or oil lamp. It is not hard to see why there was such a need for better lighting and, with the introduction of electric light in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, the bankers lamp was born.

GIVE THE GIFT OF LIGHT THIS CHRISTMAS

We are certainly getting into Christmas mode here at Bespoke Lights and as usual struggling to find the right gifts for all our family and friends. This perennial problem haunts many of us every year – just what do you choose for those that are ‘hard to please’, or ‘have everything I need’ or even