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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 →

Our LED torches won’t leave you in the dark!

led-torches

If you’re holidaying under canvas this summer, there’s a small yet essential item you don’t want to leave home without. You might have the tent and your sleeping bag at the ready, but our selection of LED torches is guaranteed to make camping easier in a ‘flash’! Torch technology has devel... Continue reading →

10 things you probably didn’t know about light bulbs

The history of the light bulb

Here at Socket Store we do like to keep our customers and followers up to date with product info about our new lighting and interesting energy news! But when it comes to the humble light bulb, here are some things you might be ‘in the dark’ about: Brazilian football legend Pele was name... Continue reading →

The history of the light bulb

The history of the light bulb

Ask the question: ‘Who invented the light bulb?’ and chances are people will say Thomas Edison. Yet whilst it’s certainly true that the American inventor created a commercially viable incandescent bulb, many others had put a lot of, er, ‘energy’ into the invention of electric light before ... Continue reading →

Lighting for boys and girls is child’s play with Socket Store!

Children's lighting

Footballs, rockets and butterflies? No, we’re not kidding – they’re all part of our new lighting range for children! If you want to brighten up your child’s bedroom or playroom, our latest line includes eye-catching designs and the perfect finishing touches, right down to a switch to match y... Continue reading →