With the explosion of interest in lighting, countless style choices and advances in LED technology, it seems strange that when consumers most need specialist lighting expertise, it is disappearing from our high streets and towns. In 2018, the last lighting shop in Salisbury, The Lighting Workshop, closed down.
Why is dim lighting in restaurants so common? The simple answer is because it makes us stay longer, eat more and spend more. But what is one person's romantic or intimate space is another diner's struggle to read the menu.
...as easy as changing a lightbulb? Switching your household bulbs to LEDs and cutting your lighting bill by 90% couldn’t be easier according to an article by The Guardian’s Patrick Collinson on 19th January, 2019. Is this too good to be true? For many people, the answer is yes.
The festive season is here and lights are appearing in shop windows and across our cities, twinkling brightly on trees and buildings. Many residential areas have a ‘Christmas House’ (or a whole street) that seems to be competing to see how many lights it’s humanly possible to put on a building.
Autumn has arrived with a colourful flourish and it seems like the perfect opportunity to talk about one of the perks of the season... curling up with a good book. Whether reading a paperback, e-reader or tablet, here are our tips to get the right reading light and reading environment: