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Indoor Lighting

Modern Chandeliers, crystal chandeliers 21/05/2019
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Modern Chandeliers: Styles to Suit Every Home

When you think of traditional chandeliers, the first image that may come to mind is outdated and opulent designs more suited for grand, stately manors rather than your contemporary home. However, with a much larger variety of modern chandeliers to choose from today, it’s easy to find updated styles the better suit the aesthetic of any modern interior. Here at Castlegate Lights, we’ve highlighted a few styles to try and our top picks for you to consider for your home. Crystal Chandeliers If you’re looking for modern chandeliers that fuse... Read More

industrial lighting, industrial style lighting, industrial pendant lights 21/05/2019
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Industrial Lighting: How to Incorporate the Trend into Your Home

  When it comes to interior design and lighting trends in recent years, the stripped-back, unfinished aesthetic of industrial lighting has remained ever-popular. While the trend is regularly seen in cool cafes and trendy bars, you can easily incorporate the look into your home with the help of some key pieces of industrial style lighting. In need of inspiration? Here at Castlegate Lights, we’ve created a simple how-to guide, including the colours, characteristics and lighting styles to try. Industrial Lighting Colours Black, Stainless Steel and Silver When it comes to... Read More

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. Make... 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

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Brass Lighting

Most people, when they think about brass lighting, think about homes from the 1970s or ‘80s. Back in those days, brass was very popular. It looked like gold, and gave homes a certain style that was all the rage back then. The thing is, the brass lighting that went out of style wasn’t actually brass, it was brass-plated. Solid brass stood the test of time and still looks great even today. Solid brass never actually fell out of fashion, in fact, brass lighting is now one of 2017 hottest trends.... Read More

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Stainless Steel

Of all the different types of lighting we sell, of all the different finishes and materials they’re made from, stainless steel has always been one of the most popular. It’s a material that occurs all around our home, from cutlery to tools, and it’s no coincidence that we have taken it to our hearts in the way we have. Stainless steel was discovered by metallurgist Harry Brearley in 1913 whilst experimenting with different types of steel for making weapons. He noticed that steel, which included 13% chromium, had not corroded... Read More

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Recessed Lighting

Many of the lights we are proud to sell here at Castlegate Lights are specifically designed to allow you to show off your own unique style with bold, modern statements. The myriad of designs, the wealth of finishes and the sheer variety of styles all help you to illustrate your personality around your home. That said, there is an aspect of our lights that don’t do this. They hide out of view, but can play their part in illuminating any room in your house. We’re talking about recessed lighting. If... Read More