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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BXR Boxer Mural

Champion of the World – Anthony Joshua and BXR

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 ring, Joshua has […]

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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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5 Ways to style enamel factory lighting

Did you know that enameling dates back as far as ancient Egypt? We can’t get enough of the more industrial variety here. Enamel shades rose to prominence during the industrialisation of the early 1900s and were a common feature through mills and workshops across the country. Urban Cottage Industries founder Stanley Wilson spotted their potential […]

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Plug In Pendant Light | Your Home Magazine Feature

Your Home Magazine recently featured our plug in pendant lights. The feature was on a bedroom makeover at the Beaconsfield home of Kate Watkins. The feature was by writer/stylist/interior designer Becky Clarke. CREATE A PLUG IN PENDANT LIGHT Kate’s approach to the bedroom makeover was to use Pinterest to collect ideas and to see what […]

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plus in wall lights

Plug In Wall Lights | Melanie Lissack Interiors

Interior Designer Melanie Lissack chose a couple of Made For You plug in wall lights for her kitchen refurbishment. The plug in wall light configurator allows you to choose from hundreds of lighting components – plugs, cable and lamp holders. Use the configurator to create the perfect plug in wall light for your room or […]

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Round Lamp Shades | New Factorylux Disc Shades

The Factorylux round lamp shades are now available in four finishes: galvanised, brass, bronze and silver nickel plate. The disc shades are made in the UK for exceptional fit and finish. SHOP ROUND LAMP SHADES The circular shades are compatible with the Factorylux standard screw lamp holders with cord grips (for hanging using the lighting […]

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