Pendant light fittings hang down from the ceiling and direct light in a downward direction. They are usually suspended on a chain, rod or cord cable and hang like pendants on a necklace – not surprisingly, this is where they get their name. By bringing the light down from the ceiling they put illumination where it is needed. There are many different types of ceiling pendants to choose from and it is not hard to see why they are so popular. Pendant lighting can be used in all rooms of the home, for hospitality lighting too and even in certain outdoor situations.
For many years we have been accustomed to hiding our bulbs inside our light fittings. This was perfectly understandable as, until quite recently, light bulbs were not overly attractive and some were even downright ugly. With the introduction of the latest generation of LED decorative filament bulbs a whole new creative way of lighting has opened up. These bulbs are definitely designed to be shown off!
In today’s blog we will be looking at how to light a dining room. With the festive season nearly upon us the chances are your dining room may well be taking centre stage as family and friends come together to celebrate. By choosing the right lighting you can make your dining room both visually attractive and practical, not only for Christmas but all year round too. Dining room lighting should not be taken for granted as it is important that the room is lit appropriately so your guests can sit, relax and enjoy the food, drink and conversation. Whether you are quickly re-decorating your dining room before Christmas or are simply looking to upgrade your existing lighting there are a few things to bear in when choosing light fittings.
Has your electrician said you will have to have double insulated lights? This blog will help you to understand all about double insulated lighting and show you some of the stylish double insulated light fittings that are available today from Bespoke Lights. Why Do I Need Double Insulated Lights? Double insulated lights are lights that
‘Lights, Camera, Action’ was the traditional warning used to alert film crews at the beginning of a take and, although these actual words are not used anymore, we instantly think of the magic of the movies and the glitz and glamour associated with Hollywood. Hollywood started as a small community in the 1870’s and
One of our most frequently asked questions is ‘Can I use this light in my bathroom?’ Bathrooms are by definition ‘wet rooms’ and we all know that water and electricity don’t mix, so to ensure our safety there are specific rules and regulations that apply to bathroom lighting. They are applicable not only in commercial
Decorative crystal chandeliers make spectacular feature lights and creative home owners and designers are using them nowadays in many rooms around the home. A few years ago it would have been unheard of to have a chandelier in your bathroom or kitchen! The beauty of crystal lighting relies on the prismatic refraction of light