Posts in Lighting
WHEN YOUR TV SYNCS UP WITH YOUR MOOD LIGHTING LIKE WOAH!

So you might remember a few months back hubby and I got very excited at installing our new Philips Hue lighting system. The Philips Hue system basically gives you full control over the mood of lighting in your home. Each Hue lightbulb can be controlled by your smartphone and changed to any colour you like - perfect for creating ambience or a change in mood.

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I FINALLY GET TO TRY GLASSBLOWING

I'm one of those people who is obsessed with weird videos of molten glass or squishy slime. Have you seen those videos on instagram? If not, you're missing out- #slimetherapy. Glassblowing has always been on my list of things to try out but I didn't think it was going to happen as lots of the studios were either very expensive for a class or quite far away. But then the lovely people at Rothschild & Bickers got in touch and asked if I'd like to go and take a look around their glass studio where they handblow their beautiful glass lights.

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MEETING MICHAEL ANASTASSIADES, LIGHTING DESIGNER

A couple of years back, a certain light kept popping up and turning heads. Comprising of a sphere suspended from a hanging wire attached to what seemed an impossibly thin brass rod arm, It was the Art Deco 20s opal light done 2014 stylee. I was a huge fan, so when FLOS recently invited me down to a breakfast to meet the designer himself, I jumped at the opportunity to see his new pieces and hear all about the inspiration behind these designs from the man himself. 

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LDF15 REPORT: MY FAVE 10 THINGS AT DECOREX

So the London Design Festival 2015 has come to a close. In between working on a three week shoot for M&S I've done my best to hit the evening events and shows on the weekend. DECOREX is something I always try to make - it's sheer interiors porn. I can't really afford any of it but it's so luxurious and aspirational that it just needs to be done. Instead of sharing every tiny thing I've picked out my top 10 products that I think you guys will like. Get ready for the good shizz!

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GIVEAWAY: COPPER D-LIGHT FROM LUMENS & WOOD

Ok, I'm so jealous. Why? Because you could be in with a chance of winning this fab copper D-light from Lumens & Wood and I really, reaaaaally don't want to give it away! Look how amazing it looks in my living room just casting that warm filament bulb glow around the room... sigh. But because I love you I'm taking one for the team and it's up for grabs if you read on! WOOP!

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HOW TO RECOGNISE MAISON CHARLES AND MAISON JANSEN LAMPS

Today's post is brought to you by my friends over at Roomscape. Roomscape vintage furniture have long been one of my favourite dealers, specialising in 70s brass lighting - my absolute fave. I wanted to pick their expert brains about Maison Charles lamps and Maison Jansen coffee tables, as I kept coming across the design houses almost every time I found things to obsess over, like the palm tree lamp they are so famous for. Read on to learn how to spot an authentic Maison Charles lamp.

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5 BEAUTIFUL GARDEN LIGHTING IDEAS

Alright, I don't wanna tempt fate here, but hasn't the weather in the UK been pretty awesome recently?! If you're anything like me you will have been gagging to get outside and breathe in some good natural outdoor air as much as you can. Unfortunately I don't have a garden, but all this sun has got me dreaming of what I would do if I did have one. With the help of Simplelighting.co.uk, I've put together 5 beautiful garden lighting ideas that would work in even the tiniest of outdoor spaces!

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