Do you want the best blogs to follow about lighting? Then look no further! We’ve rounded up our six favorite bloggers to add to your reading list. Some are technical, some integrate their lighting updates into home tours and others create product round-ups every month. We’re sure that there’s one to light up your life.
Apartment Therapy is not a site solely for lighting but if you’re looking for the whole package, the team have a whole range of different ideas on how to brighten up your home. Created by Maxwelll Ryan over 12 years ago, Apartment Therapy state their goal is to ‘connect people to the resources they need to improve their homes, while reducing their reliance on stuff.’ Pretty good ethos, don’t you think? On the site you’ll find plenty of articles on styles of lighting, shape choices and new fixtures while also being to scope out the latest in color trends, home tours and DIY advice.
More of an online magazine these days as opposed to a personal blog, Design Milk is one of the ultimate destinations for any design lover. Just a quick search of the term ‘lighting’ in Design Milk’s search function brings up a multitude of posts on the latest in global lighting collections. With a focus on the new and upcoming, the Design Milk team cover the world with their global contributors, covering design fairs and discovering the latest in technological advances of the design world.
Retail Design Blog
What we love about this blog is that it’s actually contributed to by readers so you’re able to get a really good insight into a range of different projects and lighting solutions used in retail design. You can use their ideas as inspiration to create stunning effects in your own home or simply just peruse the innovative shopping spaces that you need to put on your list to visit next!
If you’re looking for something a little more technical, LightNOW is the perfect site to catch up on all the latest updates to the lighting industry. Posts include news items to keep you up to date with new releases, short opinion pieces on topics such as the future of lighting design and links to new research and tools to help you design with light. If you love lights as much as we do and have an interest in the more advanced lighting articles, you’ll adore this blog.
Design Lovers Blog
Perfect if you’re looking for contemporary lighting ideas, this blog is packed full of useful concepts. With Jill based between San Francisco and Sydney and Charlotte based in the UK, this blog provides global design inspiration. From sexy swing arm lamps to the latest collection launches, their decorative lighting category is sure to provide you with some inspiration to bring into your own home.
Mad About the House
This British blog is run by Interiors Journalist and Writer, Kate Watson Smyth who has a wealth of knowledge on all things furniture, accessories and lighting. If you search the Mad About the House archives, you’ll find the latest lighting collection releases as well as tips and tricks to help you get lighting right in every room. You might even find some rather lovely Anglepoise posts on your venture – thanks Kate!