lighting

Bring on the Hols! Let’s Get in the Garden!

Outdoor Lights

It’s the moment teachers have been gasping for, and parents have been dreading for months. It’s the summer holidays! Yay! / Boo! (Delete as appropriate to you!). Whether it’s your favourite time to take some time-out from the daily grind, or whether that grind has just begun with the first ech... Continue reading →

Five Outdoor Lighting Considerations You’ve (Probably) Missed

Outdoor Lights

We have the most glorious weather (for now!) and we, at Socket Store, hope you are all out there enjoying it, but with our summer sunshine always so short lived we wanted to make sure you’re making the most of the time in the garden.   Evenings in the garden with a cool bottle of beer or a gl... Continue reading →

Make Your Neighbours Green with Envy

Green Inspiration

It is not only the colour of the moment, but green (or greenery to use the exact colour) is actually the official colour of the whole year! (according to Pantone at least). If you’ve not got green on your palette this year you’re not going to be one of the in-crowd! There is no getting away from... Continue reading →

Predictions for 2017

Copper Lighting

While we try to be as diverse as possible with our range of sockets, switches and lighting we always try to keep in check with the latest styles and trends. With this in mind we thought we’d take a look ahead to what we think 2017 will bring for us, and you, in the style stakes. This is what we be... Continue reading →

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 →

Get the look: Garden Room

Garden Room Inspiration

Summer is in full bloom, so there’s no better time to celebrate the outdoors! Fresh metallic finishes contrast beautifully against earthy tones, so why not treat yourself to some glorious garden room goodies to complement your botanical accents?! Ceiling lights define a space, and wall lights brin... Continue reading →