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How To Create The Perfect Hallway The Independent

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How To Create The Perfect Hallway The Independent

“I always advise the use of dimmers in a hall. It creates drama for evenings; but also, if you have rooms on either side that have been dimmed for a relaxing atmosphere, a glaringly bright hall can be a real shock.” More about: | Architecture | Breaking Up | Furniture | Nicky Haslam “Another trick...

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20 Best Outdoor Lights The Independent

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20 Best Outdoor Lights The Independent

In all cases where there’s a screw fit, there’s also a bayonet version available, too, or else a bayonet adaptor is supplied. The main smart home systems are Amazon Echo – which use Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa – Google Home and Apple HomeKit. Some systems work with all three, others with one or two. Well-chosen...

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20 Best Lampshades The Independent

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20 Best Lampshades The Independent

The double layers of this sheer fabric lampshade give the light a warm glow. Its cylindrical shades are held in place by a metal frame that provides a good structure. Cut-out details make this shade a point of interest hanging over the dining table, or as a soft contrast to a standing light. It’s straightforward...

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20 Best Floor Lamps The Independent

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20 Best Floor Lamps The Independent

The industrial-looking Lens floor lamp is made of bent metal with a transparent glass shade. The stand meets the base with an unusual welded detail, and has a finish of antique bronze. The shape means it fits well over the end of a sofa or armchair, without taking up the space of an overreach lamp. Assembly...

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8 Best Torches The Independent

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8 Best Torches The Independent

Certainly the most portable torch on our list, this one clips on as a keyring without any problems, thanks to its slim, small design and a weight of 10g. It doesn’t lack in luminosity, however, with two levels of brightness, a strobe mode to attract attention and a pulse mode, where you hold down the...

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