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CCT LED | Everything You Need To Know

CCT LED light is a new innovation in LED lighting, but what is it exactly? How can it be a benefit to you and your home? CCT refers to Colour Changing Technology. While most LED panels are one temperature, meaning you decide the warmth of light pre-purchase, CCT allows you to change the LED’s colour temperature on […]

LED Vintage Filament Bulbs | An Eco-Guide

LED vintage filament bulbs. The eco-friendly benefits of LEDs and the retro style of a filament bulb packed into one neat package. This money-saving powerhouse is the future of lighting, and this guide has everything you need to know to hop on the filament bandwagon. Half-glass, half-plastic, LEDs can come in more elegant forms as […]

Chandelier For Atmosphere | Decadence In Any Home

Believe it or not, the chandelier (among other lighting sources) hasn’t always existed. During medieval times, cooking fires in open pits were responsible for the lighting of your home. When the candle was invented during the dark ages, they were costly and reserved for only the wealthiest class. The 14th century brought the first chandelier, […]

The Floor Lamp | Lighting From The Ground, Up!

Picking the right floor lamp can seem like an impossible task. This blog is to help you choose the right lamp for every room and mood! Floor lamps are the most underrated aspect of any layered lighting scheme. They give substantial illumination to a variety of rooms without any demanding installation. Diverse in providing both […]

Table Lamp Guide | Getting The Most Out Of Your Lamps

General lighting in any room is usually known to be a bit too harsh if left on its own. Using a variety of light sources (known as a Layered Lighting Scheme) is the best way to light your home. As such, table lamps are one of the most important decisions for lighting a space. These […]

Pendant Lighting | Everything You Need To Know

Selecting The Best Pendant Lights For Your Space With pendant lighting, it’s all about making a statement. We’ve got a few helpful tips for you to pick out the right pendant for your area, and really give your home that WOW factor. Pendant lighting can transform a bleak, lifeless room into a beautiful interior that […]

Kitchen Lighting Tips | Light Up Your Modern Kitchen

The kitchen area requires the right kind of lighting balance. With all this time indoors, we thought it worth giving some helpful tips for your next lighting upgrade. The kitchen can serve many purposes in the household. An appropriate lighting mix – under-cabinet LEDs, recessed downlighting, hanging pendants – will guarantee your kitchen area is […]

Workspace Lighting Tips | Creating The Right Atmosphere In Your Home Office

With more and more people working from home given the current climate, we thought it only fitting to discuss one of the most important aspects of managing mood throughout the day: lighting up your workspace. Given so much time is currently being spent in the home office, the way you light the room can have […]

Bedroom Lighting Tips | Light Up Your Modern Bedroom

With all this time indoors, it’s important to consider the lighting in your rooms. Lighting is key to managing your mood, as well as providing a vital service to any space in your home. What is the purpose of the lighting in the room? What are your goals when picking a certain light, or pendant? […]

Is Black the New White? | Using Black Feature Lighting

Providing that exciting contrast, a black light fitting makes a statement. In most applications, the use of a black feature lighting draws attention without shouting and most often doesn’t clash with every other “colour”. While black is not a colour, it is probably fast becoming the “colour” most often used in feature lighting. Using black […]

Make Your Garden Glow | Lighting Tips For Your Outdoor Area

Light Up your outdoor area with Andrews Light Up! When it comes to outdoor lighting, the saying “less is more” should be in the back of your mind 24/7. Unlike indoor lighting, outdoor requires less artificial light to accentuate light, shadows, and patterns in your garden. It can be helpful to walk around your outdoor […]

Take a trip down memory lane | Vintage and Retro Styling Tips

Adding hints of traditional, vintage features or retro-inspired accents, you can create the ultimate modern home with a nostalgic feel attached. Nothing says home more than putting your own unique spin on classic interior styling, so we’ve outlined a few tips to guide you through your restyling mission. Vintage Styling The early 20th century introduced […]

Choose The Right Cooling Option For Your Home

It’s that time of year. The mercury is rising, tempers are getting short, and households around the country are starting their annual debate. No, not whether to watch the tennis or cricket, but which option is better for cooling your home – air-conditioning or ceiling fans? Cool your home for less  One of the top […]

Creating the ultimate outdoor entertaining space

Small Spaces Small outdoor entertaining spaces are not necessarily a disadvantage when it comes to decorating. By incorporating a few different elements in a small space will make it appear larger. Decking is a great idea to make the entertaining spaces pop as well as pot plants, hanging lights and vertical gardens. In order to […]

Renovation Interior Design Inspiration

The best part of a renovation? Choosing the inspiration. If you’re interested in this year’s interior design trends keep on reading. Minimal It is no surprise that minimalist interior design is majorly trending at the moment. As a simple, cost effective layout, this design creates more room space and accentuates stand out furniture pieces. Use […]

How To Plan Your Next Renovation

Renovations are a valuable and rewarding experience. Though, it can be a challenging task, there is nothing more rewarding than turning a house into a home. To begin your journey, there are a few things you should consider. Timing First of all, the timing of your renovation. You may feel inspired and ready to start […]

Bringing new lighting ideas to the table

Effective lighting, particularly table lamps, can make such a difference to your home. Changing the atmosphere in your space can be as simple as flicking the switch and turning on a lamp. A well-placed table lamp can raise the décor of any room. But how do you know which one to choose? And are there […]

What does Designer Pendant Lighting deliver?

Make a statement or shed some practical light – the right pendant lighting can tick all the boxes. As designers get more adventurous with styling and materials, there is an ever-growing selection of pendant lighting available. What about one feature pendant over a table or in the centre of a living space? Or a row […]

Floor Lamps for practical light and atmosphere

Floor lamps have many applications in a living space. Whether to provide general, ambient light or directional task light. A well placed floor lamp can light a room all on its own. It provides an option to overhead lighting. Functional and decorative, express yourself with a floor lamp. Often overlooked by lighting designers, the effective […]

Table Lamps

Create instant atmosphere with a well placed table lamp. Whether it is a feature in its own right, or a practical light giver or both; a table lamp is very versatile. Think of a table lamp as a decor piece that enhances both the light in the space and creats a feeling of intimacy.

Wall Lights

A wall lamp or wall sconce, correctly placed, can make all the difference from a practical and design perspective. A directional wall light behind a bed is a very practical reading light, leaving the bedside table free for everything else you might like to have on it! A carefully selected wall sconce (or two) can […]

What Shade of White Is It?

Without a doubt, the hardest colour to photograph or describe is WHITE! Shades of blue or red can be described with some degree of accuracy. White though is always perceived differently. How I ‘see’ a white is most likely going to be different to how YOU see a white, almost every time. We have a […]

Winter is Here!

Chilly mornings and shorter days can mean only one thing…. winter is upon us! We start to spend more time indoors with a warming rug and a good book. All you need now is a welcoming and practical lamp beside you. Lamps are available to suit all decor styles and needs. Slimline lamps for bedsides […]

Bronx DC Ceiling Fan

Just arrived, the Bronx DC ceiling fan series are setting new benchmarks for style and performance. The Bronx is available in 2 sizes, and 3 colours. Powered by a super-efficient DC motor which drives the Bronx to deliver incredible air movement. See the Bronx ceiling fan on display at your nearest Andrews Light Up store […]