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These LED bulbs could save you hundreds

Written by Lighting Direct on July 13 2018.      0 comments

Exposed LED light bulbs have become a trend that enhances modern, industrial and retro decor, and we love this trend. Light bulbs are no longer just the behind-the-scenes hard-worker behind your ambient lighting design; they’re celebrated as singular objects of art in and of themselves.

 
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5 Ways to transform with elegant Spanish Styling

Written by Lighting Direct on June 29th, 2018.      0 comments

This June when we posted our Pedro 5 Light Orb Pendant (pictured below) more people than ever clicked through to find out more about this delightful Spanish style pendant. So we thought, why not give you more Spanish styling inspiration to warm up your winter?

 
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Master raw aesthetics with these 4 hot tips

Written by Lighting Direct on June 15th, 2018.      0 comments

First off, what is raw aesthetics? While it could be a description of pretty raw food, in decor terms it’s a bold, carefully curated design style that is timeless in its approach. In lighting this translates as concrete, raw wood, handwoven rattan and baskets, rope, hooks, nickel, antique bronze and rust.

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5 Ways to add design interest using wall lights

Written by Lighting Direct on June 1st, 2018.      0 comments

Traditionally wall lights have being relegated to the bedside reading zone and have not been considered anything other than functional. But these multifaceted little design extras might be an interior designer’s best kept secret!

 
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4 Ways to strut your scandinavian style

Written by Lighting Direct on May 18th, 2018.      0 comments

There are so many exciting ways to reimagine Scandinavian lighting design to add vibrancy, warmth and style to your home. At Lighting Direct, we think introducing touches of Scandinavian style is one of the most inspired and timeless ways to make an artful, intelligent, sophisticated statement in every room.

 
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5 Ways to 'redecorate' on a budget

Written by Lighting Direct on May 4th, 2018.      0 comments

With the change of seasons your home might seem itching for a makeover but an entire overhaul is not always the answer, especially if you’re sticking to a budget. One of the simplest ways to spruce up your house without it being a mammoth activity is to introduce new homewares in creative, fun and elegant ways.

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5 Industrial lights to inspire

Written by Lighting Direct on April 20th, 2018.      0 comments

One of the most exciting ways to shift the design direction of a room and give it an edge is to incorporate industrial lighting. By that we mean light fixtures that are raw, antique, chrome and even rust-finished metals with design details such as rope, hooks and wood.

 
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Living the luxe life

Written by Lighting Direct on April 6th, 2018.      0 comments

Peppering your home with glamorous moments needn’t be an extravagant exercise. There are ways of adding pop of luxury to create a sense of grandeur in your home no matter how humble your abode - from the large living spaces to secret nooks only you enjoy. .

 
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5 Exciting ways to be bold with black

Written by Lighting Direct on March 23rd, 2018.      0 comments

Black is back and we’re backing this palette colour pop all the way!

Black light accessories make a bold statement in any home, but how do you use them so they create the wow factor but don’t overwhelm the room?

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Bring mid-century modern lighting into your home

Written by Lighting Direct on March 9th, 2018.      0 comments

To the delight of fans and followers, the sleek, alluring elegance of the mid-century modern design movement, which began in 1933 emerging hot on the heels of Art Déco and Bauhaus, is the trend that never gets relegated to the history books.