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BLT Direct Highlights The Lighting Trends To Look Out For In 2017

BLT Direct Highlights The Lighting Trends To Look Out For In 2017

05/01/2017 12:33:50
Written by Steve Ellwood

Like fashion, the world of interiors is part of a trend-led wheel that is constantly turning, with each New Year bringing subtle changes to the aesthetic preferences and behaviour of the market. Lighting is a large and integral part of the interior design industry, adding the finishing touch to any room and responsible for instantly creating an atmosphere. Leading lighting retailer BLT Direct explains some of the key lighting trends that are set to emerge in 2017, and how they can be re-created.

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Halogen Spotlights Soon To Be Phased Out – GU10 LED Bulbs Provide The Alternative

Halogen Spotlights Soon To Be Phased Out – GU10 LED Bulbs Provide The Alternative

22/12/2016 15:22:32

Last September it was announced that halogen light bulbs were to follow on from incandescent lightbulb styles as it was revealed that they are soon to become phased out across Europe. While the wider ban does not come into effect until 2018, it is already not possible for retailers to place new orders for high voltage halogen models such as GU10 and PAR 30 halogen spotlight light bulbs...

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BLT Direct Welcomes LED Technology Advancement

BLT Direct Welcomes LED Technology Advancement

01/07/2016 10:35:45
Written by Rebecca Appleton

As it’s announced that a company in Australia has taken a large, technological step forward that mean LEDs could soon be used to power a whole range of common pieces of technology, BLT Direct, who is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of lighting solutions, is celebrating the news, signalling a significant turning point for future-proofing the world.

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BLT Direct Encourages Designers to Rethink Incandescent Use

BLT Direct Encourages Designers to Rethink Incandescent Use

22/06/2016 10:38:10
Written by Steve Ellwood

As an industrial look has become popular in interior design, incandescent lightbulbs have been widely used, favored for the ‘retro’ feel that their visible filament creates. BLT Direct, the nation’s premier supplier of lighting solutions, is urging interior designers who want to create this image to consider using the LED alternatives that are available, instead of these vintage light sources.

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Sony Launches Next Generation Lightbulb Speaker

Sony Launches Next Generation Lightbulb Speaker

12/02/2016 10:08:57
Written by Lauren Carroll

Illumination reaches a new era of sophistication this year, with Sony unveiling its ultra-advanced LED Lightbulb Speaker. Need light and tunes at the same time? No problem. Sony has it sorted with a revolutionary new product that serves both purposes, simultaneously.

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BLT Direct Calls on Brits to Make Eco-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

BLT Direct Calls on Brits to Make Eco-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

05/01/2016 15:56:51
Written by Rebecca Appleton

Britain’s number one lighting solutions retailer is calling on the UK to ring in the New Year with an eco-friendly conscience and make the switch to LED bulbs...

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BLT Direct Sheds Light on Latest ‘Li-Fi’ Tech Trend

BLT Direct Sheds Light on Latest ‘Li-Fi’ Tech Trend

21/12/2015 13:12:09
Written by Lauren Carroll

Lighting retailer BLT Direct is shedding light on what is being tipped to be 2016’s biggest digital trend. Short for ‘light fidelity,’ Li-Fi is a bidirectional, high speed and fully networked system capable of reaching speeds of up to...

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Top 10 Reasons to Switch to LED - As Revealed by BLT Direct

Top 10 Reasons to Switch to LED - As Revealed by BLT Direct

20/11/2015 15:59:20
Written by Steve Ellwood

Leading UK lighting retailer BLT Direct is urging the UK to make the switch to LED bulbs as part of this push, and has set out a list of 10 reasons why every Brit should get on-board the LED lighting bandwagon...

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BLT Direct Launches New Shop By Zone Feature

BLT Direct Launches New Shop By Zone Feature

21/10/2015 08:43:43
Written by Lauren Carroll

Revamping a bathroom? Use our bath room shop by zone tool to see what kind of fitting you need in each zone.

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Almost 9 in 10 UK Households Now Regularly Buy Energy-Saving CFL Light Bulbs

Almost 9 in 10 UK Households Now Regularly Buy Energy-Saving CFL Light Bulbs

23/02/2015 09:07:52
Written by Rebecca Appleton

Energy-saving CFLs are more popular than ever, with 88% of UK households investing in them, and one third opting for low-energy LEDs.

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