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home lighting ideas 03/05/2019
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Home Lighting Ideas: The Do’s and Don’ts

If your home decor needs a refresh, one of the most effective things you can do is to consider your choice of lighting. When used well, the lighting in your home can make all the difference to the atmosphere and functionality of each room. In need of some home lighting ideas? Here at Castlegate Lights, we’ve created a handy guide to the do’s and don’ts of lighting in all the key areas of the home. First, let’s start off with some main do’s and don’ts to consider for every room:... Read More

bedroom lighting ideas, bedroom inspo 03/05/2019
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Bedroom Inspo: Bedroom Lighting Ideas

When it comes to decorating a bedroom, choosing the right bedroom lights can play a huge part in helping you make the most of your space and create the perfect ambience. In need of some bedroom inspo? Whether you’re looking for bold lights that make an impact or subtle designs that transform your room into a zen haven, here at Castlegate Lights, we’ve picked out some bedroom lighting ideas for every room. Bedside Table Lamps Convenient, cosy and versatile, table lamps are one of the best bedroom lighting ideas to... Read More

scandinavian lighting, scandi style lights, scandi table lamps 12/03/2019
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Scandinavian Lighting: How to Get the Scandi Style

  Looking for simple, chic and effortlessly stylish lighting for your home? The minimalist aesthetic of Scandinavian lighting could be the perfect choice. Characterised by clean lines, natural materials and stripped-back designs, Scandi style lighting finds the balance between modern and rustic to create stylish and inviting spaces throughout your interiors. From Scandi table lamps to ceiling lights and wall lights, here at Castlegate Lights we have a wide range of Scandinavian lighting designs for you to explore. We’ve picked out some of our favourites to show you how you... Read More

Office lighting, office lighting ideas, home office lighting, office lamps 15/02/2019
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Home Office Lighting Ideas: Our Top Picks for Transforming Your Workspace

Workspace leaving you feeling uninspired? Creating the right working environment is vital when it comes to motivation and success and finding the right home office lighting is a big part of this. Ensuring your room is well lit and bright can make a huge difference to your productivity and mood, helping your office feel like somewhere you want to spend time in, rather than avoid! Here at Castlegate Lights, we’ve listed our top picks for how you can transform your workspace with some simple home office lighting ideas   1.... Read More

28/09/2017
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What Types Of Light To Use In The Dining Room

The kitchen is often described as the heart of the home. If that’s true, then the dining room must be the brain. It’s the place where the family can come together to discuss the events of the day, talk about their successes, their problems, share jokes, plan new memories and enjoy each other’s company, even for just an hour or so as a cohesive unit over a delicious meal. Home design tackles the dining room in numerous ways; whether that’s through a kitchen-diner, a lounge-diner or as a separate room... Read More

15/09/2017

Different Types of Bathroom Lighting

For the time we spend in the bathroom, you could be forgiven for thinking that the lighting in that little girls (or boys) room isn’t too important, but hold that thought! Clever lighting can give any bathroom, wet room or shower cubicle the illumination it deserves. If you think about it, you might be surprised just how much time you spend in the bathroom over the course of a week. Obviously, there will be the main ‘number 1’ and ‘number 2’ reasons, but the bathroom can be so much more... Read More

08/09/2017

The Importance Of Lighting In The Bedroom

The average person sleeps for about 8 hours per night. If you live to 75 years old, you’ll spend about 25 of those years asleep. Now clearly living a third of your life in the darkness might lead you to think that the bedroom lighting isn’t so important, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Whether your bedroom is used for sleeping, reading, getting ready for a big night out or even setting the mood for a big night in, creating the right atmosphere in any bedroom is vital.... Read More

29/08/2017

How To Utilise Walkover Lighting

This lighting lark is no walkover, unless of course, it is! The term might be new to you, but walkover lighting has really taken off in recent years, especially since our love affair with interior design began. If the term ‘walkover lighting’ is new to you, allow us to explain a little more. The name ‘walkover lighting’ isn’t a clever marketing term, it’s simply means lighting that can be walked over. We did say it was simple! Whether that means it’s been integrated into flooring or stairs or, if used... Read More

22/06/2017

How Low Energy Lighting Can Save You Money

We’ve all become much more environmentally friendly in recent years. We separate our cans, we flatten our cardboard and we squeeze the air out of our plastic bottles, all to help the planet. Our green credentials need not stop there. We can take the battle to help save the world into our homes through low energy, high quality lighting, both inside and out. Energy efficient lighting has come a long way since the humble candle. These days, technology has given us some fantastically stylish ways that we can illuminate our... Read More

Elstead Lighting

Of all the lighting we sell, there are few manufacturers that embody the sheer range of styles, finishes and designs that Elstead Lighting does. Elstead are a British company that have been going since the 17th century. They specialise in the manufacture and distribution of lighting all over the world, but they’re based right here in the UK. They offer almost every type of light, from wall to table, pendant to outdoor, in almost every possible style, from the most traditional to the cutting edge. We are delighted to have... Read More