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Bathrooms


The bathroom is a hub in any house. We take a look at some of the newest options for lighting the space.


Although it is sometimes underrated, the bathroom is arguably the most important room in the house. A nice


cold shower or long warm bath can help you forget the stresses of your working day, and whether you’re shaving or putting on eyeliner, the bathroom mirror is an essential base for getting ready. Feature lighting is becoming increasingly popular in the bathroom. This can be aesthetic, setting the overall mood of the room, whereas the bathroom mirror needs to be lit functionally to allow for the visibility needed. As a result, lighting in the bathroom has to be perfect. With this in


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mind, we take a look at some of the most attractive lighting options that are fully IP44 rated safe for use in the nations new favourite room.


The Zeppo Ceiling Light from Astro Lighting offers a unique design, completely free from the usual straight lines and angles found in the bathroom. The company specialises in bathroom lighting, with the largest range of IP44 rated products in Europe. The Zeppo Ceiling light falls into the current design trend for soft curves, and features an enclosed glass shade, glowing alluringly, and illuminating the entire bathroom. The light is also dimmable, allowing for alterations in atmosphere. It’s unique, rugby ball appearance is eye catching, and the option for different light intensity means it will


Bright and equal light is essential around the bathroom mirror, and Astro Lighting’s Calabria Mirror, left, and Chelsom Lighting’s BW/10, a circular shaving mirror, and the BW/9 square mirror, above, each offer an ideal solution.


translate from a bright and busy morning to a relaxing evening in the bath. British lighting specialists, John Cullen, also offer an intimately lit option with their dimmable Grissini pendant. This can be hung either side of a bathroom mirror for atmospheric lighting that still offers the even luminosity that is essential around a mirror. The potential for a soft-lit appearance creates a luxurious feel for the bathroom. As well as the attractive hung light of the Grissini Pendant, John Cullen also offer feature such as LED Contour strip’s, which can be used within shelving for a hidden fixture that speaks only through the illumination it provides. Sally Storey, Design Director at John Cullen, explains the idea behind their designs; “John Cullen Lighting’s design of all the


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