Moonbeam Lighting Blog

27/02/2020
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Classic Blue is Pantone(r) Colour of the Year™ 2020

This year’s Pantone Colour of the Year has just been announced It is Classic Blue. Its official Pantone colour chart code is 19-4052. What people are saying about it… The indigo hue brings to mind both the constant and the classic; the sky at dusk, an impeccably tailored suit, serene waters, or a bowl of perfectly ripe blueberries. How do you think it compares with the last decade of Pantone colours that are all shown here? Meanwhile, here is the Pantone Deneb mini pendant light Available in all these authentic... Read More

Ebb & Flow Horizon Ceiling/Wall lamp IP44 rated 27/02/2020
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Ebb & Flow’s Horizon Ceiling/Wall lamp now IP44-rated for bathrooms

The new star of the Horizon range, the unique Horizon Ceiling/Wall lamp is now IP44-rated making it splash proof for use in bathroom areas. Bathroom lighting no longer needs to just be functional and staid… Our pictures show the new Horizon Ceiling/Wall lamp, now IP44 rated, in a couple of bathroom scenes. At the top, in the new Angry Sea colour. Middle, the new Pool Blue. Below in Olive and Chestnut Brown. Sizes shown are 29cm diameter top and middle and 21cm and 36cm diameter below. Susanne Neilsen is the... Read More

12/11/2019
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The Saturno Vintage Pendant light from outer space!

We couldn’t help but notice the similarity between our Ferroluce Retro, Italian Ceramic Saturno vintage pendant light and this amazing view of Saturn and its rings. The stunning image is by Lyszly Francsics. He recently won the Special Prize for Infra Red photography in the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 awards. Just one of our intriguing Ferroluce Retro hand-distressed designs Featuring a smooth, wide rim and hooded, deliberately “rusted” brackets arching upwards at the centre, Saturno’s shape and style is reminiscent of planetary composition. It seems to... Read More

01/10/2019
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To the Horizon Ceiling/Wall light and beyond …

With these new versions of the stunning Horizon glass pendant and 6 vibrant new glass colours we’re pleased to present Ebb & Flow’s Horizon Ceiling/Wall light – a wonderful extension to their Horizon lighting creations – and just launched at September’s Maison & Objet show in Paris. The Horizon Ceiling/Wall light is a true one-off Made using the same Horizon ceiling pendant mouth blown glass it has a gold or silver metal rear cup. This therefore allows it to double as either a flush-mounted ceiling light or a matching flush-mounted... Read More

14/08/2019
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Interior Design: Ebb & Flow meets Arts & Crafts

Can on-trend Scandi lighting blend with traditional British character? Eminent Cheshire-based Hannah Barnes Designs were appointed by the owners of this beautiful Edwardian family house to suggest an interior design makeover. Given the house’s South Manchester conservation area location, the design brief required that Hannah’s updates in the internal design theme to reflect the life of a busy modern family should also remain sympathetic with its original Arts and Crafts style.   Lute – mouth-blown glass fittings The heart of the house is its very attractive central staircase which also doubles as... Read More

13/08/2019
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Bathroom design showcases Elstead Lighting new IP-rated chandelier

See this master bathroom suite with real ‘wow’-factor… newly designed by well-known interior designers Debra Carroll Interiors in Altrincham, South Manchester. It features the Elstead Lighting CRYSTAL SKYE Bathroom Island Chandelier and matching wall lights supplied by lighting specialists Moonbeam Lighting and represents another successful collaboration between Debra Carroll and Moonbeam. Our client’s brief: Clean lines, sparkling materials, modern yet classical, were just some of the design cues the client behind this room was after. An enveloping and luxurious bathtub, his and her hand basins, separate walk-in shower and other... Read More

03/08/2019
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London-based West African restaurant selects Ebb & Flow

See this cheerful restaurant refurb and makeover… of a well-known, community restaurant focused around the warm and stylish glass and gold pendants from the Danish Ebb & Flow stable supplied by lighting specialists Moonbeam Lighting. The restaurant owner’s requirements: The 805 Restaurants Group of authentic West African cuisine restaurants is located in Nigeria and Ghana as well as in London and Reading. When owner Jason Jones was looking to update the group’s flagship London NW4 branch in Hendon he wanted to add a fresh new look. High on the remodelling... Read More

19/07/2019

New Pantone lighting collection

Everyone is aware of the American company Pantone[tm], the world’s leading supplier of colour systems. You may not know that recently Pantone teamed up with renowned Scandinavian designers – the Danish e3light Group. It has now created its unique new Pantone Lighting collection of products such as the Deneb Ultra Violet pendant light seen here… As you would expect, each element of the range comes in specific, Pantone-referenced colours. Furthermore, they all feature PANTONE lighting branding. Known as the “Coll. One” collection, we at Moonbeam Lighting are proud to be associated... Read More

bedroom lighting 28/08/2018

Five bedroom lighting ideas to try now

The bedroom was once only a place for sleeping – but its activities have diversified to include rest and relaxation, work, family time and the morning routine – getting up and ready for the day. As a result the time we spend in the bedroom has increased over the years. No matter what size, shape or style your bedroom is in, we’ve compiled our favourite bedroom lighting ideas to help you to create a peaceful and pleasant ambience to help you enjoy the space during the day and at night.... Read More

design 02/08/2018

Expert lighting tips guaranteed to give your design the edge

Lighting can sometimes be overlooked when it comes to interior design – but it’s a crucial element that can make or break the finished look. Here we share five expert lighting tips from interior designers, who explain how they use light intelligently to create style and ambience in a range of settings. ‘Stop focusing only on ceiling lights’ “Even the most luxurious room can be ruined with poor lighting.” Fresh Home’s Shelley Little tells Industville. “The biggest mistake is made by thinking all one needs is some ceiling lights. Lighting... Read More