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Take a look at our lighting and decorating tips for your house, garden, driveway, artwork, chalet and so much more!

Why not also take a look at our specific lighting tips for different rooms in the home including your kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. Click here to view them.

  • Are you looking for ideas or inspiration for contemporary interiors and gardens? Look no further than our Inspirational Style video on contemporary interiors/exteriors and lighting schemes. Find your next contemporary interior inspirational design here:

  • THE FACTS The European Commission has ruled that halogen mains lamps will be phased out from September 2018. Why switch to LEDs now? Not only will switching to an LED engine save you money in the long run but a … Read more…

  • Rebecca Crawford, Senior Designer, was asked by Cate St Hill what the benefits, cost savings and design options there are for LED lights. Did you know that if the whole of Europe switched over to LEDs, we could save the equivalent of Portugal’s … Read more…

  • Antonia Ludden from #tidylife blog collaborated with Rebecca Hutchison, Senior Designer to discuss what layering with light entails and the best ways to layer with light. Did you know that when it comes to lighting the home, there is more … Read more…

  • Recently we worked with Lotte Brouwer from Yes Please Blog on clever lighting tricks for the living room and we have just collaborated with her again on clever lighting tricks for her living room. Click here to take a look … Read more…

  • What will make a difference when selling a house asks our Creative Director Sally Storey? It is all about presentation and creating that uniqueness. The most concealed and understated tool at your disposal is luxury lighting. It can emphasise the best … Read more…

  • Christmas is a time for friends and family to come together to celebrate. Whether you are hosting a small group or a large gang in your home, it always pays to be prepared. Julie Paul, Head of Interior Design at … Read more…

  • Sian Parsons, Senior Designer at John Cullen Lighting, collaborated with Katy Orme, owner of Apartment Apothecary blog, to fix her five main lighting problem areas in her home. Click on the below images to take a look at the areas that … Read more…

  • Sophie Robinson, blogger and interior stylist, recently came to one of our Lighting Masterclasses and has some fantastic advice for all the interior designers out there! Take a look at her top 10 lighting ideas that she learnt from the Masterclass … Read more…

  • We collaborated with Maxine Brady from WeLoveHome and helped her with her bedroom lighting and how to avoid making lighting mistakes. Click on the image below to take a look at her blog post on how to fix common bedroom … Read more…

  • HOW LONG WILL LEDS LAST COMPARED TO OLD TECHNOLOGY? An LED retrofit lamp will typically last around 20,000 hours against the old tungsten bulb of 1,000 hours. Whilst an in-built LED engine in one of our downlight range will have … Read more…

  • With LED light sources and fittings lasting longer than ever before, it is important to consider carefully the best LED lights for home and ultimately plan the lighting design from the start. To help you get the most from buying LEDs, … Read more…

  • The fireplace is a key focal point of any living room so why not enhance your fireplace with lighting. Here our Design Director, Sally Storey, offers her five simple top tips for fireplace lighting to make your fireplace a feature. • Fireplaces … Read more…

  • Design Director Sally Storey talks to English Garden Magazine to tell you her top garden lighting ideas. See how introducing light to the garden can completely transform it after dark, creating an enchanting atmosphere once the sun has gone down. With tips from our … Read more…

  • If you are looking at yacht lighting, look no further than our unique collection of light fittings. Designed ‘in house’ and manufactured in the UK, they are designed to work perfectly in boats as they are discreet, small, easy to install and … Read more…

  • The popular May Fair bar at the 5 star May Fair Hotel has undergone a metamorphosis.  Cool blue tones melt into sleek charcoal and grey to create an ambience of elegance and mystery. Mirrored walls create a new sense of … Read more…

  • We have just finished lighting these stunning premium chalet interiors in Verbier designed by Nuttall Home. This is a new chalet designed using traditional techniques with wooden ceilings, beams and joinery and we were able to incorporate lighting in some … Read more…

  • Are you looking for kitchen lighting ideas? Then take a look at this wonderful article from January’s Self Build and Design Magazine. Sally Storey gives her latest tips to ensure every task or event is lit properly and looks at … Read more…

  • Sally discusses how to highlight your home’s best features in City AM’s Bespoke Living.

  • Here are a few design ideas to inspire you to use our versatile new Riena.

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