Lighting Design

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How Lighting Improves the Quality of Your Sleep

How Lighting Improves the Quality of Your Sleep

Good quality sleep is not just a period of rest, it is a fundamental human necessity which influences both our mental and physical wellbeing. Achieving regular, higher-quality sleep unlocks numerous benefits, such as reduced stress, increased energy and improved...

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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...

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The 5 Objectives of Lighting Designers

The 5 Objectives of Lighting Designers

Lighting Design Creates and Improves Functionality: The most important thing about a lighting design is that it is functional. Our lighting design team spend a lot of time with our customers to learn how they use their spaces so we can light them correctly. Things...

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How Lighting Affects Your Mood and Wellbeing

How Lighting Affects Your Mood and Wellbeing

Until now it's not been well known how lighting affects your mood and well-being. Dimmed lights can create a relaxed atmosphere while bright sunlight is supposed to brighten our mood.  Sometimes we can go for days, if not weeks in the UK without seeing any sunshine...

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7 Tips for Great Bathroom Lighting

7 Tips for Great Bathroom Lighting

Bathroom lighting is a beautiful thing when done right. It all depends on your specific requirements. For example, do you want to make a feature of your bath using uplights behind it? Or are you after a simple lighting scheme that can be dimmed to create a relaxing...

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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...

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Lighting Design Advice

Lighting Design Advice

We hope that we can offer some lighting design advice for those that wish to have a go themselves at home.  Here at Lightmaster we love to share our lighting know-how and lighting design advice. We do this through open days, seminars and client meetings. We like...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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What is Lighting Design? All You Need to Know

What is Lighting Design? All You Need to Know

Lighting design is the key feature of any home, commercial premise or historical building that can change its atmosphere and appearance dramatically. With intelligent planning and the right choice of light for every room or space in the property, it becomes possible...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Why Lighting Design Can Make Or Break Your Home

Why Lighting Design Can Make Or Break Your Home

At Lightmaster, clients often wonder why lighting design is so dificult and think why can’t my architect or electrician just do it? Well, they can if you want. However, eight out of ten* electricians will design most rooms with a grid of downlights or with one central...

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Why Church Lighting Consultants Are Important

Why Church Lighting Consultants Are Important

Lightmaster church lighting consultants, have had many amazing opportunities to work on some incredibly diverse projects. One of the areas we’ve really enjoyed is our work with church lighting. The different types of lighting required give us a real challenge when it...

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What is Lumen?  Lumen and Lux Explained

What is Lumen? Lumen and Lux Explained

What is Lumen? The official definition is: “a unit of luminous flux in the International System of Units, that is equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle by a source of one candela intensity radiating equally in all directions.” But even we...

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How do you turn on your Christmas lights?

How do you turn on your Christmas lights?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And this comes with reams and reams of twinkling Christmas lighting that somehow have to be turned on when it gets dark (somewhere around 3.30pm if you’re in the Cotswolds!). The first thing to say here is, to make sure your...

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Exterior Lighting Tips for Your Garden

Exterior Lighting Tips for Your Garden

Exterior lighting is often forgotten but then what would be the point of a conservatory or big windows if all you can see at night is darkness? Light beyond the window to bring the outside in. This is especially important in the winter months- your garden shouldn't...

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Lighting Consultants

Lighting Consultants

When you make an initial enquiry to Lightmaster lighting consultants, the first person you'll meet is one of our sales consultants. It’s their job to take a look at your project, assess your requirements and briefly discuss your budget before helping you decide what...

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