Lighting Shops in Bath

Lighting Shops in Bath

If you live in the southwest of England you might be interested in seeing my piece on visiting the lighting shops in Bath. It’s a brilliant place to shop and all the lighting shops are within walking distance of each other. Much easier than London – and...

Christmas Lighting Gifts

Christmas is almost upon us so I hope this blog entry isn’t too late. Either way, all of the designers below create beautiful lighting gifts that are suitable for any time of the year. I suppose, if you can’t get the actual light or shade in time, you could print a...

Decorex International 2019 – Colour and Light

Decorex 2019 as wonderful as ever I try to go to Decorex ever year to keep up with the latest products and see which way styles are heading. I’ve added some lovely new lighting to my blog on www.luxplan.co.uk but here are some more examples of lights that can be...

Cakes and Lighting Design

They are both Creative The Great British Bake Off is just as popular as ever and certainly brightens up television viewing as we head into Autumn.  I marvel at the courage that some of the competitors have and we all learn to appreciate how finely tuned the baking...

How to Light Children’s Bedrooms

Plan for the Teenager as well as the Toddler When our son was young and there was a mad craze for Pokemon one of his best friends was treated to a bespoke hand painted bedroom by a local artist. The walls were covered in Pokemon action scenes.  All his friends were...

Newest Incandescent Lamp Replacements

            News is that the European Commission has delayed the banning of the halogen version of the incandescent lamp until 2018. This may come as a surprise to consumers who were not even aware that this ban was on the cards but at...

Lighting at Decorex 2014

Decorex is always worth a visit and this year it certainly didn’t disappoint.  Situated back at Syon Park after a number of years, parking was a doddle and for out-of-town visitors it made for much easier travelling.  There was less emphasis on fabrics and wall...

LEDs – Benefits and Pitfalls

Ever since the incandescent lamp was technically banned in 2009 and strict building regulations have been enforced the lighting industry has been tripping over its heels to produce the most energy efficient and cost effective lighting with each manufacturer fighting...