Category Archives: Blog

How to choose the right material for your outdoor lighting

 

You’ve decided to invest in lighting for your outdoor space and know exactly what you want and where you’d like it. But …

Have you thought about which materials will work best?
Have you considered where you live?
Do you know how the weather affects your choice?

It’s important that your outdoor lighting meets the demands of the environment in which it is placed. Here’s a snapshot of popular outdoor lighting materials to help you make a decision:

 
Die Cast Aluminium

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7 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Ceiling Fan

 

The right style.

The right colour.

What else is there to consider when selecting a ceiling fan?
 
These 6 additional considerations will guide you to the perfect fan:
 

Large diameter fans are not only for large rooms. Installing a large fan in a smaller room turns your ceiling fan into a standout feature. What overall look and feel do you want to achieve?
 
Family rooms and living rooms typically demand fans with large blades to generate sufficient airflow. We’d recommend a blade…

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Back To School Lighting

 
THE BELL HAS RUNG!
CLASSES HAVE BEGUN!
 
Your child will need a comfortable spot at home to do homework, work on assignments, and read books.

Lighting plays a key role in creating an environment that is conducive to learning. The right lighting will not only help your child study, but it’ll also help them retain information too. We’ve put together a list of lighting tips to ensure their academic year gets off to a great start.

 
8 Tips For Lighting A Learning Space
 

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2019 Lighting Trends

HOT OFF THE PRESS!
Eurolux’s point of view on Lighting in 2019!
This is what they had to say:

We’ve just entered a new year which means you may be looking for ways to spruce up your home with a few changes. When it comes to giving your space a fresh look, don’t forget about lighting – it’s often overlooked yet it’s one of the easiest ways to update a room.

Lighting has the ability to impact the overall feel of your home -…

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How to choose a ceiling fan

property24.com points out – in a recent article – that choosing a ceiling fan instead of an aircon is a smart choice! According to their experts, a single 1500 Watt aircon, running 6 hours a day, will cost you approximately R500 a month, while a ceiling fan will typically cost about R50 a month to run.

Are you ready to ditch your aircon for a ceiling fan? Well, the article goes on to provide 5 tips for choosing the right…

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Keep Cool This Summer

Summer is just about here which means you’ll soon be looking for ways to keep your cool when it’s hot, hot, hot. Eurolux has a fantastic selection of ceiling fans to choose from this season – all available via Selective Lighting. Why not incorporate one or two into your home’s design?
 
A ceiling fan helps you do so much more than keep cool!
 

Add a decorative touch
There’s such a variety of styles, sizes and finishes these days. You can look beyond…

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5 Things To Think About When Choosing A Chandelier

 
 

Where will you hang your chandelier?
The good news is chandeliers can go anywhere in your house. All you’ll need to consider is the size of your room and what you’re trying to achieve. Big spaces can accommodate large, elaborate chandeliers; smaller spaces, mini chandeliers.

How big is the space?
Do a little arithmetic to figure out the best size for the space. Here’s a quick and easy formula to use:

(Room width in metres + height in metres) x 10
gives…

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Choosing a Desk Lamp

 
How to select the best desk lamp for your workspace
 
Desk lamps can provide you with so much more than task lighting. Yes! You need a desk lamp to help you see comfortably and clearly, but – depending on your choice – a desk lamp can fulfil this practical need AND, at the same time, contribute a lighting layer to your room’s lighting design and make a strong decor statement.
Here’s a list of 5 things to think about when choosing…

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Winter Lighting Tips - Selective Lighting

Inspiring Bedroom Lighting Solutions

 
Finding the right bedroom lighting solution means balancing a wide range of needs for a result that is both practical and beautiful.

Where you put your lights, what kind of lighting you choose, the intensity and colour of your lighting … these will all be determined by your lifestyle choices. Do you prefer a bright and cheerful bedroom, or something mysterious or moody? Do you read physical books or prefer watching movies on a bright screen?

We’ve collected a few diverse…

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4 Ways to Warm Your Home With Light

Winter has arrived!

While you’re adding blankets, throws and rugs, and hauling out your heaters; why not think about these quick and easy lighting ideas to create warmth and a cosy ambience in your home.

Here are the 4 lighting tips to get your home lighting winter-ready:
 

Dimmer Switches
If you don’t have dimmer switches installed, the time is now. Dimming your overhead lights is the easiest way to add visual warmth to a room. With just a quick adjustment of the…

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