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Learn Lighting Quick and Easy!

Use our resource to transform your own space with better lighting. Learn how to use lighting in interiors, how to choose which lights will work best for your project, be inspired with lighting ideas and use our lighting design knowledge base to deepen your understanding. You can transform your home with better lighting.

Can You Take LED Lights on a Plane?

Airlines use LED lighting within plane interiors, so LED is safe to use and can be taken on. However, there are rules about how LED lighting may be used.

What is the Best LED Light Color for Studying?

White light contains a mixture of colors blending to make white in differing hues, resulting in pros and cons for using them when studying – with our recommendation.

Can You Leave LED Lights On All Night?

LED lights are safe to use all night, we explore why, looking at the pros and cons of all night illumination with tips on using LED as the source of light.

Troubleshooting an LED Light Not Working But Has Power

Troubleshoot your LED light fixture with 15 reasons why your LED light is not working but still has power, checking bulb components, fixtures and conditions. 

ISO Lumens vs ANSI Lumens: What’s the Difference?

Comparing the key projector brightness measurement differences, where 1 ANSI lumen = 0.8 ISO lumens, we explain which one is more important.

How to Test for the Best LED Light Bulb

Testing commonly used brightness levels of LED bulb by color accuracy, color saturation and dimming performance, are the top priorities to consider.

Is LED Lighting the Best?

LED lighting has proven to be the best light source for the environment and your budget, creating lower bills due to it’s radical efficiencies wide adoption.

Is There a Downside to LED Lights?

LED lighting is revolutionary but using the wrong type of LED light at the wrong time will stimulate melatonin and cause you to awaken rather than sleep

Design Brilliantly: Why Lighting Design Matters

The benefits of mastering lighting design empowers designers to sculpt aesthetically stunning, functionally optimized spaces, transforming any interior.

How to Change Recessed Light Bulbs: A Step by Step Guide

Quick and easy step by step guide to change a recessed light bulb in the most common types of recessed ceiling lights & tips on removing a stuck bulb

1100 Lumens to Watts Conversion

Convert 1100 lumens to watts with this calculation according to efficacy, with example wattages for popular 1100 lumen LED products & the tungsten equivalent.

1600 Lumens to Watts Conversion

Convert lumens to watts with this calculation according to efficacy, with example watts for popular 1600 lumen LED products & the benchmark tungsten equivalent

The Light Output Ratio (LOR) Explained

Light Output Ratio (LOR) is an important measure of a light fixtures performance and efficiency, helping you to better understand lighting specifications.

How To Hang a Pendant Lamp Without Hard Wiring

Explaining step by step how to hang a pendant without wiring as well as the best places to hang wireless light fixtures, types available & how to install them.

How to Determine a Chandelier Size

Estimate a chandelier size following a simple proportion rule to the size of your room, factoring in chandelier height with positioning tips.

How to Hang Interior Lighting That Will Add Glamour and Glow

Easy to understand lighting design tips and ideas on how to best use lights to transform your home into glamourous spaces.

How Far Apart Should Recessed Lights Be?

Explaining how far apart recessed lights should be with spacing guides according to purpose, room size, ceiling height and calculations to estimate quantities.

How Many Recessed Lights Do I Need?

Answering how many recessed lights do I need for general lighting and with recommendations for lighting design best practise for positions and spacings.

Creating a Recessed Lighting Layout

A recessed lighting layout calculator & guide estimating placement and spacings for ambient, accent and task lighting from recessed lights with layout examples

How Many LED Lights Can I Put on One Circuit?

Calculate how many LED lights can be installed on one circuit, a simple step by step simple guide using the formula for calculating the power available for use.

How to Change the Color of an LED Light

Learn how LED light colors change and quick and easy explanations of how to change the colors of your LED lights.

How Bright is 18000 Lumens? Your Lumens Brightness Guide

How bright is 18000 lumens? Understand brightness with our watts vs lumens guide & useful comparisons indoors, outdoors, for flashlights & other light products.

How Bright is 1300 Lumens – Your Lumens Brightness Guide

How bright is 1300 lumens? Learn where best to use this level in the home & outdoors, how much area it covers with example products & watts vs lumens guide.

How Bright is 14000 Lumens – Your Lumens Brightness Guide

How bright is 14000 lumens? Learn where best to use this level in the home & outdoors, how much area it covers with example products & watts vs lumens guide.

How Bright is 12000 Lumens – Your Lumens Brightness Guide

How bright is 12000 lumens? Learn where best to use this level in the home & outdoors, how much area it covers with example products & watts vs lumens guide.

The Difference Between Warm White, Cool White & Daylight LED

Are you unsure about the various colours of LED lights? We explain the differences & make comparisons to help you determine which one is suited for your needs.

How Bright is 7000 Lumens – Your Lumens Brightness Guide

How bright is 7000 lumens? Learn where best to use this level in the home & outdoors, how much area it covers with example products & watts vs lumens guide.

How Bright is 9000 Lumens – Your Lumens Brightness Guide

How bright is 9000 lumens? Learn where best to use this level in the home & outdoors, how much area it covers with example products & watts vs lumens guide.

How Bright is 20000 Lumens – Your Lumens Brightness Guide.

How bright is 20000 lumens? Learn where best to use this level in the home & outdoors, how much area it covers with example products & watts vs lumens guide.

How Bright is 10000 Lumens – Your Lumens Brightness Guide

How bright is 10000 lumens? Learn where best to use this level in the home & outdoors, how much area it covers with example products & watts vs lumens guide.

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