Are LED bulbs dimmable

The Big Questions Answered – Are LED Bulbs Dimmable?

We love LED’s, they’re taking over the world. They offer massive efficiency and value for money. For the unconverted, dimming has been the final piece of the puzzle. With a host of jargon and some complex tech, it’s no surprise that one of the most frequently asked questions remains, ‘are LED bulbs dimmable?’. Yes and […]

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Six brilliant lighting ideas to steal from hotels

Whether it’s a five-star country pad for the 1%, a quirky city stay or a chic members club – hotels are one of the best hunting grounds for design ideas. This is where interior designers are given carte blanche to turn their vision into reality on a huge scale. So we’ve snooped around to find […]

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pendant lights for kitchen islands

Pendant lights for kitchen islands – 3 things to consider

The kitchen island remains popular and extremely effective. An island is a great way to add extra counter space and efficiency to a kitchen design. When included early in the planning process, the kitchen island can be a seamless and highly intuitive addition. We’ve talked at length about both island lighting and planning kitchen lighting […]

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BXR Boxer Mural

Champion of the World – Anthony Joshua and BXR

Shop Gym Lighting World heavyweight champion and all-round nice guy Anthony Joshua was flexing his not inconsiderable might once again on Saturday with an impressive K.O. victory over challenger Carlos Takam. The victory sees Anthony maintain his impressive 100% record and secured him a 20th professional bout success. Away from the bright lights of the […]

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Big Space Lighting

Five tricks for lighting big spaces

Whether you’ve lucked out with an industrial warehouse apartment, grappling with the huge proportions of a Georgian home or just happen to live in a pile of American-esque proportions (the average US home is 2687 feet). You’ll be in the same quandary: how to make those super-sized rooms feel stylish, and homely whilst still celebrating […]

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Maria Cage Light

New: The Bronze Maria Banjo | Wall Light with Cage

Here at Urban Cottage Industries, we are always innovating. We have now expanded our wall light range to include the Bronze Maria Banjo Wall Light with Cage. The light couples the rough industrial look of a cage with the laidback chic and functionality of an adjustable wall light. Let’s Take a Closer Look The balloon […]

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Wrapped up Cosy With a Brew

6 Steps to a Cosy Home

With the British summer, yes all two weeks of it, in full retreat it’s time to prepare for the dark days ahead. The winter months divide opinion but with a few tweaks, you can transform your home into the ultimate cosy sanctuary! Think warm I’m not just talking about that big blanket, add warmth to […]

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