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  1. Get your cosy lighting on this winter!

    Get your cosy lighting on this winter!

    Winter is a season of two halves, isn’t it? The crisp, frosty days and cosy nights in front of the fire are great, the rainy, windy days, not so appealing! Well, let’s see if we can make every day cosy and warm this season, with our top tips on winter lighting. Low level lighting If you’re seeking to create a...
  2. Let there be light: Why we should all be using LEDs

    Let there be light: Why we should all be using LEDs

    As well as simply looking better, LED lights consume much less energy compared to incandescent and fluorescent lighting, they have a significantly longer lifespan, and – as they contain zero mercury – are easier and safer to dispose of once spent. For these and other reasons, the invention of LEDs is commemorated each year on October 7 with National LED...
  3. Brasserie Blanc

    Brasserie Blanc

  4. The Florist

    The Florist

  5. Charlie Berkeley Club

    Charlie Berkeley Club

  6. Lighting a Path in Lockdown 2.0

    Lighting a Path in Lockdown 2.0

      Let in the light! A second lockdown feels a little gloomier than the first doesn’t it? The rainy days and dark nights are a stark contrast to the Spring sunshine and natural light. But, don’t despair, there’s lots you can do make sure you get enough light in your life! Lighting can play a huge part in how we...
  7. Gaucho, Charlotte St, London

    Gaucho, Charlotte St, London

    Gaucho Charlotte Street is a subterranean restaurant and bar, located in the design-centric and international foodie destination, Fitzrovia. A refurbishment of this boutique spot, loved by locals and media executives alike, marked the first phase of Gaucho 2.0 – a radical evolution of the Gaucho brand as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. The Brief Award-winning hospitality consultancy, DesignLSM were appointed to...
  8. Great Architecture & Lighting in London

    Great Architecture & Lighting in London

    London is a wonderful and vast place brimming with ancient buildings, history,great architecture and lighting, here are some of our favourite picks. Palace of Westminster The Palace of Westminster is the gathering place for both the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom and is full of marvellous rooms...
  9. Great Architecture & Lighting in Manchester

    Great Architecture & Lighting in Manchester

    Manchester is a rich and vibrant place full of great buildings and designs and we'd love to share with you some of the most impressive buildings in Manchester. The Town Hall Built in 1877 by Alfred Waterhouse, the stunning neo-Gothic building with it's ornate and intricate spires overlooks Albert square overlooking many of the markets and events Manchester has to...
  10. SHEER BEAUTY

    SHEER BEAUTY

    Okay, you may not be in the market for a chandelier right now (or ever) but sometimes, we just need to step outside of reality and simply appreciate the true magnificence of these bespoke creations. Here at Chantelle Lighting, we have created a huge number of stunning chandeliers in our 30 years and still feel that same exhilaration as we...
  11. SAD Lighting

    SAD Lighting

    It’s a cliché, really, but health is wealth no matter how you look at it. We are given one body and one mind in this lifetime, and it is up to us to take care of it. Lighting can play a huge part in how we feel and how we perform- not just at work but in our busy home...
  12. Outdoor Lighting

    Outdoor Lighting

    We've been incredibly lucky with the weather since lockdown and for many, this has been the motivation needed to tidy up/revamp gardens and outdoor spaces. Outdoor lighting can really enhance your garden or outdoor space, giving it ambience as well as practical illumination for important areas. The best thing to do before considering lighting your outdoor space is to walk...
  13. Inspire your home-working space

    Inspire your home-working space

    Inspire your home-working space As you read this right now, it’s likely that you’re doing so from a home-working space. We say space, as it may well be an office, but for many it’s likely to be a spare bedroom, dining room table or any room where your home-schooled cherubs aren’t creating noise! Wherever this space is in your home...
  14. COVID-19 News

    COVID-19 News

          A CHANGE TO OPERATIONS We are currently working at a reduced capacity, so please bear with us as it may take longer than normal to respond to your queries. We are working hard to ensure that all of customers receive a response as quickly as possible.   Please send your queries to: [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]   During...
  15. Contract lighting is our specialism

    Contract lighting is our specialism

    Ensuring the right lighting for your restaurant, bar or hotel project takes a lot more effort than you might think. You need to find a balance between what looks good, what your budget allows and what is available to you within your project time restraints. This is where contract lighting companies like Chantelle Lighting come in. We have 30 years’...
  16. The beauty of glass lighting

    The beauty of glass lighting

    We've been doing some research and noticed that glass lighting is hugely in trend right now, and we think we know why. Glass can be used in so many environments and interior styles due to its versatility. Finishes Glass can be finished in so many different ways, whether that is left in its true form, coloured during the production process...
  17. Going the extra 'page'....

    Going the extra 'page'....

    Now here's a business that goes the 'extra page' for its clients. Chantelle Lighting were asked to create 160 book table lamps for the new Hotel Indigo, Manchester. Not a problem for the manufacturer which boasts a full team of artisan craftsmen and woman at its Nelson factory. But there is one caveat... all of the books have to have...
  18. Universities step it up!

    Universities step it up!

    WOW! it seems universities are pulling out all the stops to attract students through their doors. We have looked after a number of university projects recently, and the end results have been nothing short of incredible. From huge ring pendant lights to tear drop feature lights, universities are leading the charge for contemporary lighting. Let's have a look at some...
  19. What to expect from Chantelle Lighting in 2019

    What to expect from Chantelle Lighting in 2019

    Chantelle Lighting has entered its 30th year supplying lighting to the hospitality sector. With a wide-ranging offer from bespoke lighting pieces to exclusive ranges, manufactured from the company's Lancashire home, we are extremely well placed to offer expert advice on every bar lighting need. To have a look back at some of our projects follow the link: https://www.chantellelighting.co.uk/Projects French Collection range...
  20. Looking back on 2018

    Looking back on 2018

    In a year where football very nearly came home and the royals welcomed Meghan Markle, the new Duchess of Sussex, into the family - we at Chantelle Lighting thought it would be fitting to showcase a few of our favourite projects from the past year. The Florist The Florist was the latest addition to New World Trading Company's ever growing...
  21. 4 best tips when picking your bespoke lighting

    4 best tips when picking your bespoke lighting

    Lighting can sometimes take a backseat when it comes to a design project and is generally left until the last minute. We've decided to give you a few tips on staying ahead when it comes to bespoke lighting. 1. Inspiration Boards Creating inspiration boards can be a huge help in trying to visualize what style of bespoke lighting your're trying to...
  22. Industrial and vintage going strong

    Industrial and vintage going strong

    The trend for industrial and vintage-inspired lighting, it seems, shows no sign of dimming anytime soon. Hitting the lighting scene in the late 2000s, industrial's urban 'unfinished' look continues to be popular within the hospitality arena, perfectly complementing trends of exposed bricks and pipes, concrete flooring, and large open windows. And vintage too remains popular. Moonlighting under the guise of 'shabby chic...
  23. BACK TO SCHOOL

    BACK TO SCHOOL

    The timeless beauty of the traditional schoolhouse pendant has brought it back to the fore. This retro product originally gained popularity in the 1920s and its original opal glass shades could be found hanging from classroom, library and domestic kitchen ceilings. Offering clean, utilitarian lines and practical light-diffusing shades, these schoolhouse lights proved a popular choice anywhere where ambient light was needed. And...
  24. Making the cut

    Making the cut

    Seeing three lighting project you have been involved in shortlisted in the Restaurant & Bar awards is rather humbling. We take a real pride in everything we do and while we think that each project is a job well done, it is always good to see that others think so too. Let's have a look at the establishments which made...
  25. Go on! bring the outside in!

    There's no doubt that the heady days of summer brighten our moods; the sun beating down and glorious, colourful blooms out in force. Sadly, these days are rather few in the UK (especially up North!), so how about taking matters into your own hands and add a touch of vibrant summer colours to your upcoming projects? Think a touch of...

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