Creative Lighting Concepts
1960sModernistHomeAsk a lighting design engineer - general Q&A
I think I understand what you're getting at. I suspect the cause of the shadowing you're talking about might be from wide-angle diffused downlights. As you read through…
g33kerb0tPositioning of two pendants about island bench
If it was up to me i would use 3 pendants as 2 spotlights might not be wide enough to cover the whole length. Equally spaced would mean 750mm, 1500mm, and 2250mm. It also…
Urgent help with downlights please!
The Trend ResiLed is a great downlight for domestic. It is the same as their commercial grade miniled, but just has a lower cost LED chip and driver (which is fine because…
The downlight still gives off orange light even it is off
Good pickup - and yes that makes perfect sense.
1960sModernistHomeLights In Shower Niche and Behind Mirrors
I wouldn't recommend the shower niche one. I regularly have interior designers asking me to design these in to my lighting designs but I won't. It will be very…
SouthiesChanging LED light in fanlight by electrician ???
I wasn't given that choice I've decided NOT to buy my fanlights from Beacon - bugger that ! I'll instead be ordering from an online company for a much better price and be…
SouthiesBuying lighting, etc online from supplier in another state
hi there, we actually ordered these from a company based in Ireland Called , shipping wasn't to bad of a price and we waited couple weeks for…
johnzoWhat kind of light should I get above my dining table?
Hi guys, Just wondering what your thoughts about replacing the current oyster light with something else? I really like those wicker or wooden pendant lights, but I've…
1960sModernistHomeWall wash lighting for stack stone screen
Option 1 is the winner. Select the 15 degree beam angle version. Buy two of them, position them end-to-end at the base of your stone wall, approximately 100-150mm out from…
ms_prezDo you want more information on Lighting?
17 October 2016
Hi Maria, We would really appreciate some advice on lighting placement and styles that would suit our space. Our style definitely is more modern than traditional, we like…
Bathroom exhaust combined with LED light
Hi There Lenarufus, Sorry to see no one has gotten back to you! Exhaust and Light kits are really common these days, some people seem to think they are not as efficient…
nickmusCFL fluorescent vs LED downlights for savings
19 September 2016
LED prices have now decreased heavily, the government can even offer a rebate in some cases, visit www.wireinelectrical.com.au for more information about installation…
goody59LED Downlights and Dimmers - My Experience
2 July 2016
Clipsal 413 QC (quick connect) are about $5 and are the bees knees. I love the wall sconces. Where are the obligatory 3 pendants over the kitchen island/bench area? LOL
housebythewaterPendant light diameter? Getting the scale right.
30 June 2016
Ooh. That ceiling height is a bit tricky. If you are feeling brave, I think two pendants hung at different heights would look great, especially if they were hung off…
RoomeatLED Strip Lighting For Kitchen Overheads
13 June 2016
Thanks guys. We ended up gong with a chanel from CLA Lighting. http://www.clalighting.com.au/product/l ... ed-strips/ The Chan1 in the top of the image (which is the same…
1960sModernistHomeLights embedded in concrete driveway - where to start?
12 June 2016
Make sure you get something strong. Most good quality inground uplights come with a plastic housing that you place in the concrete as it's being poured, then the lights…
1960sModernistHomeElectrician wiring your own house.
9 April 2016
You're welcome to look at my own home here viewtopic.php?f=53&t=82091 where I have used some creative lighting. Photos are not that great so if you want to see better…
1960sModernistHomeLights flickering when off!
13 March 2016
If the lights are 2-way switched, the cause is 99% likely caused by induced voltage in the 2 way "strap" cable. 2 way switching is normally wired using a cable with two…
Leksie5000Which E27 globe for this light fitting ?
11 March 2016
The one Fat Shack vintage stock are made by Mercator. Check out Mercator website. We got ours for nearly half their price from a local wholesaler. Custom knockdown…
lightcoOnline Lighting Places- sites & info not general discussion.
9 March 2016
This is a top Australian online lighting website: http://www.lightingstyle.com.au
1960sModernistHomeDo you think these pendants would work with our high ceiling
3 March 2016
I hope you don't purchase it. I think it would be to high. 18 ft is way to much . It should be lower. Ideally 10 ft from the floor. Check out http://www.lumentrade.com…
Leksie5000(Another) pendant light size question
12 February 2016
Yeah I know what you mean about the gut. The app isn't that useful sadly as nothing is to scale, lights are too big, but it's a bit of fun! I can imagine in a completed…
1960sModernistHomeDo I have to pay for a lighting design?
14 January 2016
We do lighting designs for USD $ 10 Check out http://www.lumentrade.com for latest lighting models. We are an online lighting portal for all types of Lighting