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Michele de Lucchi's Ongoing Influence in Lighting Design with Artemide

Michele de Lucchi's Ongoing Influence in Lighting Design with Artemide

30/11/2018 admin

Artemide has made a huge contribution in the history of international design, with many of their...

Can Street LED Lighting Improve the Safety of your Neighbourhood? (3 case studies)

Can Street LED Lighting Improve the Safety of your Neighbourhood? (3 case studies)

27/11/2018 admin

This article explores whether public exterior lighting - and in particular LED lighting - is...

What is a Smart Thermostat and Why Now is the Right Time to Invest in One

What is a Smart Thermostat and Why Now is the Right Time to Invest in One

22/11/2018 admin

The advent of smart technology in the 21st century has benefited us in all walks of life; from...

Neil Poulton stands out in Revolutionising Lighting Design with Artemide

Neil Poulton stands out in Revolutionising Lighting Design with Artemide

19/11/2018 admin

Neil Poulton is a Scottish designer based in Paris, France, who operates off the idea of creating...

See Illuma Rotaspot LED in an Art Shop and Gridspot LED in a Sports Store

See Illuma Rotaspot LED in an Art Shop and Gridspot LED in a Sports Store

09/11/2018 admin

Illuma is a leading lighting manufacturer, specialising in a range of commercial and industrial...

The Flos Fucsia Pendants and the Lighting Legacy of Achille Castiglioni

The Flos Fucsia Pendants and the Lighting Legacy of Achille Castiglioni

06/11/2018 admin

Described as one amongst a generation of Italian designers who ‘turned the language of design on...

How to Keep Warm in this Cold Weather with DEVI Underfloor Heating

How to Keep Warm in this Cold Weather with DEVI Underfloor Heating

02/11/2018 admin

Meteorologists have warned us of an ‘Arctic Freeze’ that could wrap around Britain and bring...

How Teucer takes Human Centric Lighting to the Next Level with skyLUX

How Teucer takes Human Centric Lighting to the Next Level with skyLUX

26/10/2018 admin

Teucer has long offered one of the most comprehensive ranges of LED strips, drivers profiles and...

How to Avoid Disappointment when Dimming Retrofit LED Lamps - 9 General Rules

How to Avoid Disappointment when Dimming Retrofit LED Lamps - 9 General Rules

23/10/2018 admin

Everyone in the know will tell you that LEDs will dominate the lighting world, having made their...

LuxLive 2018, Exhibitions and Events we are most Excited to Visit

LuxLive 2018, Exhibitions and Events we are most Excited to Visit

18/10/2018 admin

Following our event-filled visit to LuxLive 2017, we here at Sparks are thrilled to see LuxLive...

Award-winning Astro Lighting Sweeps up the Accolades once again in 2018

Award-winning Astro Lighting Sweeps up the Accolades once again in 2018

16/10/2018 admin

As a company that started out in the basement of a Sevenoaks house in the late 90’s, Astro has...

Sparks Guide: 7 simple Rules for Finding a Trustworthy Electrician

Sparks Guide: 7 simple Rules for Finding a Trustworthy Electrician

11/10/2018 admin

Hiring an electrician is a big deal when you are looking to remodel your home in any number of...

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is Possible with CO Detectors

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is Possible with CO Detectors

05/10/2018 admin

Home is where we tend to feel safest, but becoming too comfortable and familiar with our...

British Designer Jasper Morrison goes Glo-Ball with Flos Lighting

British Designer Jasper Morrison goes Glo-Ball with Flos Lighting

03/10/2018 admin

Born in London, England, Jasper Morrison would go on to become an internationally renowned product...

Best of Both Worlds - Traditional Light Fittings using Vintage-Style LEDs

Best of Both Worlds - Traditional Light Fittings using Vintage-Style LEDs

01/10/2018 admin

A few years ago, the main argument when it came to the return of traditional style lighting was...

"Winter Blues" and LED Lights: can the LEDs be used as a Treatment?

25/09/2018 admin

Winter is coming around the corner and many of us can expect to experience the 'winter blues',...

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