Socket Store Electrical Blog

We’ve got the Winter Blues – and you could too!

Polkadot Table Lmap

I was walking Maisy, the office dog, on the beach last weekend. It was cold, blustery and absolutely fantastic! It send me wondering, why would this weather make anyone blue (apart from the end of your nose perhaps!). Taking inspiration from the aforementioned frostbitten nose, it was clearly time ... Continue reading →

Bonfire Night Inspiration

Rawley

As predictable as that sickly feeling after your fifth toffee apple, we have used bonfire night as yet another excuse to show off a few of our fantastic lights and sockets. With more tenuous links than Claudia Winkleman on Strictly…of course – you’d expect nothing less from us by now! I... Continue reading →

Take a Look Through Our Rose-Gold Tinted Glasses!

Rose Gold Socket

We are pleased to introduce our latest style of sockets and switches – a full range of rose gold sockets and switches!   Following great feedback about our copper sockets and switches, we’ve had numerous requests for a similar style but closer to the on-trend rose gold effect we are... Continue reading →

Five Top Buys to Bring Autumn into your Life

autumn ideas

Follow my blog with Bloglovin While some are still mourning the summer that never was, at Socket Store we’re heading into autumn with a spring in our step! It’s one of our favourite seasons, so we want to share some of our love for autumn with you!   Long walks in the low autumn sun... Continue reading →

Sockets for the Industrial Revolution

black bronze switch

If you’ve seen a home improvement or interior design blog or magazine, or follow the latest trends on Pinterest, you’re sure to know that the industrial look is the look at the moment. We have to say we adore the industrial look – so much so that we redecorated our showroom to matc... Continue reading →

You’ll be hammering for our copper switches!

copper-toggle

Our stunning new range is a fair cop-per! These hammered copper sockets and switches are eye-catchingly elegant and the perfect hue for any room as the autumn evenings draw in.   The popular ancient hammered finish has been given an upbeat and contemporary twist by Spectrum, making the collecti... Continue reading →

Get the look: Top of the class

arken-lamp

The bell’s about to sound for the new term, so get ready to head back to school (and the office!) in style, with the perfect lighting to do homework by.   This Arken Wood Grey Table Lamp makes an A-grade accessory in any teen bedroom or home office. A must-have for any future Edisons hoping f... Continue reading →