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Glossary - C

Cabinet Lighting

Cabinet Lighting

Often comes in the form of spot lights or strip lighting, which fits under cabinets to illuminate your worktop.

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Ceiling Rose

Ceiling Rose

Ceiling rose is the term given to the method of fixing a ceiling light to the ceiling, this is normally a cup shape or a fixing bar, sometimes called canopy in Europe. At The Lighting Company ceiling roses are supplied with the light fittings (excludes lampshades) unless stated otherwise. 

 

 

Champagne Lights

Champagne Lights

Champagne lighting is the name given to lighting that features colours that resemble the colour of champagne - almost an antique white colour.

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Chandelier

Chandelier

Chandelier lights are often large, decorative fittings which house several bulbs.

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Children

Children

Children's lighting, which is suitable for bedrooms and playrooms. Usually feature bright colours and characters.

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Class 2 (II)

Class 2 (II)

Class 2 (II) means double insulated. Some homes in the UK do not have earth cable and require lights with a Class 2 safety rating which means lights have additional insulation to protect against electric shock. Not all lights have this safety rating. 

Double insulated ceiling lightsWall Lights double insulated class 2, Double insulated spotlights safe without earth cable

Coach Lights

Coach Lights

Lighting which is often hung from the ceiling or porch which resembles a lantern light. Can also include wall lights.

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Coastal

Coastal

Costal an ever enduring interior design trend. The Lighting Company have a range of lighting handpicked to compliment a coastal themed room. Please note exterior lights are not always suited to coastal environments for further information please contact us alternatively you can read a little more here go to page 20 of the INTO LIGHT online magazine.

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Concealed

Concealed

When we class something as concealed lighting we mean it is hidden from view or used for ambient lighting or within a cabinet for contents highlighting. These could be surface mounted downlights, LED striplights or pelmet lights.

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Contemporary

Contemporary

When something is described as contemporary it is something that is up to date and modern. 

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Coolie

Coolie

Coolie is a term given to describe the shape of a shade. A coolie shade has a straight angled design much like a cone.

Craft Lights

Craft Lights

Craft lights are perfect for reading or giving light to a worktop. Generally craft or task lights are table or desk lamps and floor lamps. 

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