Lights & Lighting

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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Study Lighting Revamp – Make The Office Work For You

All too often, the office space can become neglected. Your desk can become a dumping ground for letters, bills and the general litter of everyday. With spring on the horizon, what better time to clear away the cobwebs and recapture that home office ‘dream big’ vibe? Whether you work from home, run your own business […]

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The Interviews

ASK THE EXPERT: How to ace dining room design

Interior designer and architect Patrick Williams has offices in London and Bath and specialises in period properties. With more than 15 years of experience he’s built up a reputation for sympathetic, creative restorations and is on the shortlist for the next edition of House & Garden’s 100 Leading Interior Designers. We spoke to Patrick recently […]

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How To Choose A Light Bulb

When Urban Cottage Industries established itself as a company, we stocked a single bulb type. Since then; tastes, trends and technologies have developed and so has our range. We now offer four main lamp types each with their own strengths and weaknesses. With these varied characteristics, we have all of your lighting needs covered.   […]

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