Open plan dining space different lighting types such as pendants and wall lights.

do you need a lighting designer?

You’re probably interested in lighting design if you’re reading this. However, you may never have used a lighting designer / lighting consultant or know the way a lighting designer works. Read on to find out what you need to know…to make the most of this essential service on your home

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Zoom logo with lights sparkling in the background

zoom in on lighting yourself

It doesn’t take too much effort to put across a good, clear image in a Zoom call, video or Facebook Live, even with the kind of standard webcam technology that comes on your average laptop or tablet.   Just like our eyes, cameras need light to render a good image. When

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Lighting highlights landscaped garden features

lighting your outdoor spaces

We know it’s Autumn at Light My Space when we see a big increase in requests for garden and landscape lighting. Landscape lighting can enhance the ambience of your exterior spaces as much as the planting, ornaments and water features. There are countless lighting options available to create different effects

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Bat in flight foraging at night

eco lighting conditions for planning

Where bats are suspected as being present in the area you have selected for development, building or landscaping work, you should seek ecological advice in advance of any lighting design or fixing of any scheme layout. Even if you are not in an AONB (Area of Natural Beauty) or designated

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Architectural lighting in a community space

lighting for community spaces

Does your village or parish hall need some lighting love? This year, we’ve had more clients than ever looking to inject some personality, warmth and controllability into these much loved and much used community spaces. Community venues come in all shapes, sizes and architectural styles, so the lighting needs to

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Cascade pendant of filament bulbs

smart lighting gets affordable

When the first UK lockdown began in Spring 2020, millions of people switched their company offices for home offices. This shone a spotlight on home office lighting with one of the most important aspects being the ability to switch lighting from work to home mode. We are often asked about

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Four light bulbs showing stages of dimming

dimming lights may cost MORE

An easy test to see if you’re wasting power is by touch. If your dimmer feels warm/hot after a few minutes of being on, it may not be saving you money… And, like anything in your home, if the dimmer switches aren’t functioning properly it can be annoying or even

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LED strip loops in rainbow colours

are cheap LEDs a good deal?

Price is often the main consideration when making a purchase and this also applies to LED strips or tape. While it may be tempting to go for the cheapest option, it’s important to consider all factors that contribute to the price of LED tape to ensure that it meets your

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