switch LED Lighting

August 13, 2015Posted by Nial

Switch Range Banner

When clients want the best in quality and options in our range of downlights you cant go past the range from New Zealand’s leading manufacturer of LED downlights, Switch Lighting. With recent additions to their range its well worth reading on to keep up to date with this high quality suppliers range...

new designs 2014 - hubbardton forge

March 5, 2014Posted by Benjamin

Hubbardton Forge Corona Pendant

To complete our articles on this years new releases from our USA suppliers this week we go over some of the gorgeous new hand-forged ranges from Hubbardton Forge.

It is very worth your time clicking the read article link below to see what amazing products these new-age blacksmiths have come up with for 2014...

new designs 2014 - Hinkley

February 20, 2014Posted by Benjamin

Hinkley Amelia Caffe

In our third in the series of articles covering off the new selections from our American suppliers we take a peek at the new Retro and Industrial designs Hinkley Lighting has to offer
Click here to jump in see Hinkley's new ranges...

new designs 2014 - Kichler

February 7, 2014Posted by Benjamin

Kichler Organique Bedroom

In our second week of covering the many new designs from our American lighting suppliers. we present the new years designs for Kichler Lighting.
Click here to jump in and find what our second supplier Kichler has to offer...

new designs 2014 - feiss

January 27, 2014Posted by Benjamin

Feiss Urban Renewal Collection

The new year brings the Dallas Lighting Fair and many new designs from our American lighting suppliers. We will be presenting their new ranges over the next few weeks.
Click here to jump in and find what our first supplier Feiss has to offer...

led upgrade kitsets

July 7, 2013Posted by Benjamin

More and more we are getting asked what the best products are to upgrade existing halogen downlights to LED, you can get great energy saving and the convenience of not needing to change your lamps any more. Click here to jump in and find out more...

New led lighting products

September 15, 2012Posted by Benjamin

We have some exciting new products this month to add to our LED range. All these products are surface they compliment the new trend away from recessed lighting and LED technology is very energy efficient, instant on and has an insanely long life.

Click the read now button to learn more about these great eco-friendly options.

New Recessed Downlight Standard

May 10, 2012Posted by Benjamin

May 10th brings a wealth of changes to the wiring rules in particular for the new standards of recessed downlights AS/NZS 60598.2.2

There are 5 new classifications that override the current classifications. The good news is this only improves the safety of the products we have available as the standards take into account insulation AND the light fixtures.

If you want recessed downlights in your home the is an absolute must read with helpful tips to ensure your installation is safe and hassle-free.

Hardy Island - Landscape Lighting

February 15, 2012Posted by Benjamin

We are very pleased to bring a very exciting new range of Landscape lights from our American supplier, Hinkley Lighting this month. This very hard wearing range is designed to withstand the harshest environments and still look great! Click the link below to read more…

a change in thinking...

February 09, 2012Posted by Benjamin

A conversation we often have instore is what sort of ceiling lights a customer should use to light a room. There are misconceptions that recessed lighting is cheaper to install, cheaper to run and more modern, in this article we talk about some of the install and ongoing costing misconceptions, click the link below to read more…

lighting makeover - as seen on tv!

October 27, 2011Posted by Benjamin

This Thursday the Wattyl Interior Design Show aired on the Living Channel. Interior Designer Hamish Dodd along with Alex Breingan from the Radio Live Design and Build Show gave one lucky (and very deserving) family a makeover of their living room, and I must say it certainly was in dire need of extra TLC.

Feeling inspired this evening, here is some helpful hints on the design process that led to picking the lights we used for the show.

Click the link below for the full article...

Hunza - garden design

October 14, 2011Posted by Benjamin

To continue our October celebration of Hunza, here is a description of lighting design options to inspire and help you with your exterior lighting project.

We have matched Hunza fittings to the design application to make selecting your fitting easy, simply click on the photos of the fittings to see more colour, sizing and pricing options.

Click the link below for the full article...

Hunza - pure new zealand light

October 01, 2011Posted by Benjamin

October is here and we begin the garden lighting season at The Lighting Centre. To kick this month off with a bang we are giving you a month of Hunza! Read on to hear more about why we love using New Zealand made Hunza garden lights so much, and then head along to our online store for 20% off Hunza Lighting this month.

Click the link below for the full article...

Bedroom Lighting design

August 08, 2011Posted by Benjamin

A recent episode of the Design and Build show on radio live about bedrooms got me thinking about how you go about lighting one of the overlooked areas of your home. Read on for some inspiration on lighting your own sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of life...