Buyers Guides

Father’s day

Father’s day lands on Sunday 17th June in this year, and if you are looking for gift ideas for your father, father-in-law, step father or grandfather, we have five perfect lighting options they will love.

For the techy dad

For the tech loving father, the Philips Hue starter pack is the ultimate gift. This smart lighting set includes three Philips Hue GLS bulbs, a Hue bridge, a dimmer switch, an ethernet cable and power adaptor – everything you need to get up and running. Once the bulbs have been set up on a home network, they can be controlled by the dimmer switch, the Hue app or even a smart speaker, giving ultimate control and freedom over the lighting in any room.

For the DIY dad

For any man who loves a bit of DIY and a well lit garden, the Garden 24V range makes an ideal gift. This outdoor lighting range makes it super easy to create and install bespoke lighting without the need of an electrician or designer. You simply choose the parts you want, plug it all in, and turn it on! Your dad will then be able to build upon his lighting setup in the future through simple extension leads and add ons.


For the shed obsessed dad

For any dad who spends as much time as possible pottering away in his beloved shed, the Vortex Solar Shed Light is sure to be a hit. The light consists of 36 LEDs and is powered purely by solar energy, meaning there’s no complicated installation required, and no running costs. This gift is techy, green and perfect for dads who can’t get enough of their sheds!

For the dad who’s never far from his music

This high tech AwoX 7W White Changing LED Bluetooth Speaker Light Bulb doubles up as a lightbulb and a speaker. The light is controlled through the remote control, which can also be used to control the music volume. The music itself is controlled over bluetooth via the free AwoX app. This bulb can be installed anywhere, making it a great accessory for a workspace, games room, or living area.