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Your Top 5 Questions About Lighting Designers Answered

Your Top 5 Questions About Lighting Designers Answered

Perhaps you’ve never heard the term “lighting designers” before. Or maybe you have, but aren’t sure what they are or what they do. If you have questions on the subject, we’re ready to answer them here. Below, you’ll find the top five questions that our team are...

Why a Lighting Specialist Makes All the Difference

Why a Lighting Specialist Makes All the Difference

A lighting specialist can make all the difference to your home and property.  Are you building a brand-new home from scratch? Perhaps you’re renovating your existing property and need to give it a complete overhaul? Far too often, lighting and lighting design is not...

Replace Halogen Lighting with LED Alternatives

Replace Halogen Lighting with LED Alternatives

The time has come to replace halogen lighting. Although it may be perceived that the considerable lower wattage of an LED may mean that it will not be as bright as a halogen bulb, this is not the case. Most of the power consumed by a halogen bulb is released as heat,...

Lighting Specialist Guide To Colour Temperature

Lighting Specialist Guide To Colour Temperature

In this article we focus on what a lighting specialist guide to colour temperature would be and what this means for when you’re lighting your home or workplace, the chances are that you never paid too much attention to colour temperature, yet as lighting specialists...

Lighting Specialists Working From Home: Are We More Productive?

Lighting Specialists Working From Home: Are We More Productive?

Lightmaster lighting specialists working from home has been an interesting challenge, but has it actually made us more productive?  2020 was a particularly unique year, and all of us have had our challenges to face. From lockdowns to social distancing, we have all had...

Is Lighting Design Important?

Is Lighting Design Important?

Is lighting design important when decorating a home or giving a property a makeover?   The simple answer is yes.  Lighting design is something that should never be overlooked. Many people fail to realise the importance of professional lighting design and often ask why...

What is Lighting Design?

What is Lighting Design?

Lighting design with Lightmaster ensures your project gets the best in lighting.  Although the Lightmaster team are specialists in the field of residential, commercial and historical building lighting design, we have come to realise that surprisingly few people know...

A Guide to Lighting Control

A Guide to Lighting Control

This article will provide you a quick guide to lighting control.  These days, there has been a shift away from halogen lighting towards LEDs, and that means there’s a greater focus on ways of controlling both artificial and natural light. Unfortunately LED dimming is...

A Guide To Lighting Design

A Guide To Lighting Design

In this guide to lighting design we will show you some of the pitfalls that happen often when a lighting specialist isn't used on the project.  There isn’t much that the Lightmaster team doesn’t know about lighting design, and we love to share that knowledge and guide...

The Control of Natural and Artificial Light

The Control of Natural and Artificial Light

The control of natural and articificial light requires a multi-disciplinary and holistic in approach.  At Lightmaster, we are specialists in the control of natural and artificial light and are able to create different moods and ambience based on our vast experience...

Lighting Design Team on Working from Home

Lighting Design Team on Working from Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to ongoing disruption among businesses everywhere. Up and down the country, companies have been adapting to working from home. This is no different for our lighting design team.  Employees have had to make changes to their lifestyles as...

Lightmaster Lighting Specialists: Lighting the Way

Lightmaster Lighting Specialists: Lighting the Way

One of the UK’s leading lighting specialists, Lightmaster has over the last twenty years built up a formidable reputation for its design know-how and technical expertise. The company is renowned for its exacting implementation of all kinds of lighting solutions, from...

Professional LED Specialists

Professional LED Specialists

Professional LED specialists, Lightmaster Direct is a consultative lighting design and supply company for residential, historical and commercial projects. We are experts in both natural and artificial light, with specific expertise in LED. We’re split into two...

3 Key Things to Consider with Kitchen Lighting

3 Key Things to Consider with Kitchen Lighting

Kitchen lighting is crucial within your home.  The reason is because the kitchen is, typically, the heart of the home. It's your very own Michelin starred restaurant if you're so inclined, or even just where you keep the microwave. Most guests entering your home will...

Our Cotswolds Lighting Showroom

Our Cotswolds Lighting Showroom

Why not come and visit our Cotswolds Lighting Showroom?  Lightmaster Direct is based in the village of Blackwell, right on the edge of the Cotswolds.  From here we are able to take on work in Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Devon and Oxfordshire. We also do a lot of...

Modular Lighting Instruments

Modular Lighting Instruments

Modular lighting instruments is architectural lighting with an attitude (find out more). Modular is one of Lightmaster’s most innovative partners. We first visited their headquarters in Belgium at the end of 2017 to see their showroom and get a better understanding of...

Clifton College Bristol

Clifton College Bristol

The main dining hall at Bristol’s Clifton College is Lightmaster’s latest completed project. We were initially approached by Nichols Brown Webber Architects, who we had been involved with a few years ago while working on the retail space at Blenheim Palace- they felt...