Light emitting diodes or more commonly referred to as LED’s are pieces of electrical equipment or components that will emit light when connected to or within a direct current. The first to investigate and theorise LED lighting was a Russian named Oleg Vladimirovich Losev in 1927 and first published work highlighting the effects and the theory behind LED lighting. Despite Oleg laying the fundamentals of the first light emitting diode lighting, it wasn’t until the early 1970’s until the first LED was used in a use case scenario. The use... Read More
The chandeliers’ story goes a long way, back when the people used these lighting fixtures to brighten up the halls of big and grand mansions for those lucky enough to witness luxurious evening parties. In the past these illuminations were made of two wooden logs nailed as one to form a cross, wherein the candles were put across the flat wooden surface. Chains made of iron are connected afterwards at the middle and the ends of the cross and then mounted on the hall’s ceiling. Crude as it is compared to what modern chandeliers look... Read More
The first Tiffany Lamp was created around 1895, designed by Clara Driscoll and not American artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany as was thought for over 100 years. They both however along with the beautiful glass stained lamps became an integral part of the Art Nouveau movement, translated from French to mean 'new art'.
This week here at HomesDirect365 we are giving focus to the vast amount of brand new chandeliers and wall lights added to the website. In recent weeks we've had an unfortunate slim selection with some sections of our lighting a little bare, but all that is changing and will continue to change over the next coming weeks as more and more new items are added.
The lounge is for entertaining and relaxation – and if you want yours to be perfect for both, you need to decorate with care… French Rouen Bookcase When it comes to versatile rooms in the home, the lounge is one of those at the top. The lounge can function as both a room for rest and respite after a hard day at work, and also as a room in which you entertain guests and enjoy a lively evening of talk, games and wine – which brings to mind two very different decoration styles.... Read More
At Homes Direct 365 we are proud that we have a reputation as one of the UK’s leading suppliers of French furniture online. But, it is often lost in translation that not only do we stock fabulous ranges of traditional French furniture, French lighting, French mirrors etc. we also carry other ranges such as Chinese furniture, contemporary furniture and much more! One collection that we have a stunning range of is our contemporary lighting. From floor lamps, to table lamps, ceiling lights to wall lights, we have a stunning piece... Read More