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Lighting Designer: Brett Ronald-Howell

By | 2018-11-16T09:08:13+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Lighting News|

It's Monday morning. Brett Ronald-Howell bounds into the cafe and orders his first almond cappuccino of the day. The staff at 8Days all know it's more about the daily ritual of this lighting designer than any desperate need for caffeine. That's what they tell me, anyway, as Brett pulls up [...]

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Modern Kitchen Lighting: Practicality Plus Panache

By | 2018-11-21T11:11:02+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Lighting News|

Modern kitchen lighting has evolved with home design. Today, the kitchen is the heart of your home. Long gone are the days when the 'cook' in the family was hidden away, moving between stove, sink and servery. The modern kitchen is a food preparation area, 'cuisine central' and the place [...]

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The Crystal Chandelier – A Design Jewel

By | 2018-11-21T08:03:28+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Lighting News|

According to British management consultant, critic and bon vivant, Peter York, “Chandeliers are marvels of drop-dead showiness, the jewellery of architecture.”  The crystal chandelier especially. Chandeliers have been showpieces throughout their history. They first appeared in the 6th century as simple arrangements with multiple candles. Most candles were made from [...]

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Another Reason Why Texas Is Famous

By | 2018-11-21T08:04:18+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Lighting News|

Texas is famous for many things – not least of which is its size. Texas is big. It is twice the size of Germany, and if it were a country (which, of course, it once was) its GDP would rank 13th in the world. […]

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More Than Just Changing The Time

By | 2018-11-21T08:05:25+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Lighting News|

Winding the clock forward by an hour, as we do in Melbourne each October, can be about more than just changing the time. It’s a change in mindset, too. It’s Spring – and that means fairs and festivals, long warm evenings […]

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