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Welcome to the Lighting How Tos


Do you have your own lighting ideas, but are not sure how to realize them? Want to know how to properly light a particular room? Or are you looking for expert advice and inspiration? Well, you’ve come to the right place.

Choose here from the wide range of lighting topics!


Our quick and easy 'How To' guides show you how to light the different rooms in your home, create mood with light or just find the right replacement bulb.

Bulb replacement guide

Bulb Brightness - how to choose the ideal amount of light

Bulb Brightness


Learn how to find out how bright an LED light bulb really is and choose the right light bulb for you.

how to select the right caps and shapes

Caps and shapes


Different places need different lighting. Learn more about light bulb shapes and fittings and how to find the right fit.

how to select the right color temperature - warm light, cool light, or day light

Colour Temperature


The colour temperature of a light bulb can affect the mood of a room. Learn about colour temperatures and how to select the right one for you.

The Benefits of LEDs - lighting guide

The Benefits of LEDs


No need to change anything but the bulb. Discover the benefits of switching to LED light bulbs and learn about the range of bulbs available.

Setting the Mood with dimmable lamps - type of lighting

Setting the Mood


Discover the different types of dimmable LED light bulbs available and find the bulb that sets the right mood for you.

Longer Lasting Bulbs - lighting requirements

Longer Lasting Bulbs


LED light bulbs last longer. Find out more about how often LED light bulbs need to be changed.

Save Money and Energy - lighting plan

Save Money and Energy


LED light bulbs uses less energy, meaning you spend less money on lighting. Find out more about the benefits of LED light bulbs.

Indoor Lighting

home lighting guide - right light for living room - general, accent, task or mood lighting

How to light your living room


Unlock a whole new world before your eyes with the right living room lighting. This is a guide that shows you how to choose the right light for your living space.

Outdoor Lighting

outdoor lighting ideas to enhance your outdoor spaces and garden with light

Lighting tutorial garden lighting


This guide introduces you to some of the possibilities to enhance your outdoor spaces and garden with light.

Bathroom Lighting

how to light your bathroom - safe and decorative bathroom lighting ideas by Philips

Lighting tutorial bathroom lighting


See how you can balance different kinds of light to create the perfect lighting for everything you want to do in your bathroom.

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