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A lifestyle hub for the interiors enthusiast.
Featuring tips, techniques, & advice from passionate designers. #RetroLife



Wednesday, 29 January 2020  |  Amit

Pets. We all love them, don't we?

Thursday, 12 December 2019  |  Amit
Set the mood to cosy this Christmas

Let's face it - the outside world is becoming increasingly unbearable. Cold weather, hellish commutes, packed shopping centres. If only there was an upcoming event that gave us an excuse to have some time off work stuffing our faces with food and drinking plenteous amounts of alcohol.

Oh wait...

Wednesday, 20 November 2019  |  Amit
Our pulse switches are Fibaro Compatible!

We’ve made a pretty exciting breakthrough.

Friday, 18 October 2019  |  Amit
Create the ultimate Halloween vibe with Retrotouch

Planning a spooktacular evening or just using the night to catch up on some lost sleep? Retrotouch is here to help you get the atmosphere just right. 

Friday, 13 September 2019  |  Amit
Wow your guests with our hotel doorbell kits

Our doorbell kits provide crystal clear LED panels inside and outside a room to make the signalling process effortless...

Thursday, 5 September 2019  |  Amit
The humble lightswitch has got a whole lot smarter

Imagine having a lightswitch you could activate from anywhere in the world...

Wednesday, 7 August 2019  |  Amit
Bristle Brush sockets - Our Solution for Messy Cables

There’s one issue we must all face up to - providing a neat and tidy cabling solution...

Wednesday, 17 July 2019  |  Amit
Request a colour sample today

Colour can be a fantastic way to create a unique visual identity for your home.

Monday, 15 July 2019  |  Amit
Little things can make so much difference

If only there was a way to introduce some fresh updates without breaking the bank...

Friday, 5 July 2019  |  Amit
Ceiling speakers - the PERFECT entertainment hack for guest rooms

Take advantage of our integrated speakers with volume and access control...

Friday, 5 July 2019  |  Amit
How to achieve a consistent look for your fittings

To give your home that new-build look, sometimes the biggest results can be achieved with the smallest details.

Friday, 5 July 2019  |  Admin
Mix and match - why customisation is king for home renovations

With the pride 2019 celebrations just around the corner, the world is coming together to celebrate difference and diversity...

Wednesday, 1 May 2019  |  Admin
Multifunction sockets: the hospitality hack you never knew existed

Three pins? Two pins? Plug anything into these sockets.

1 CommentThursday, 18 April 2019  |  Admin
The Trendiest Electrical Socket Designs for 2019

Discover the best in innovative electrical socket design. 

Wednesday, 17 April 2019  |  Admin
5 Reasons Why our Smart Switch is the Must-Have Home Accessory

Our designers love to innovate. Not a day goes past when they aren’t dreaming up the latest and greatest home electronics hack.

Their latest production - the iotty WiFi smart switch, is truly something to be proud of. Seeing the latest trend for smart home technology, they’ve managed to reinvent the humble lightswitch. Who would have thought this basic piece of equipment could be given such an incredible makeover?

Thursday, 4 April 2019  |  Admin
Bring your office up to date with these stunning retrofit solutions

For a business owner trying to make a good impression, having an office you can be proud of is a factor often overlooked. To stay happy and motivated, staff need to feel at ease with their surroundings.

Friday, 22 March 2019  |  Admin
How to Smarten your Home for Under 500 Pounds

Are you renovating your home? Our designers are constantly on the hunt for new ways to make your life more efficient and hassle free, and this is reflected in the many amazing products that we sell.

Tuesday, 19 March 2019  |  Admin
5 Amazing Hacks Made Possible with Iotty Light switches

We all love having those light switch moments. Where previously you were slave to the same habits and routines, suddenly a whole new way of seeing opens up.

Our designers experienced such a moment while working on our new Iotty smart light switches. In working through the implications of this smart technology for home lighting solutions, a whole new range of possibilities presented themselves. Thanks to the great work of our team, the biggest issue we had was how to quickly and concisely collate all these exciting benefits.


We've selected our 5 favourite smart light switch hacks for you to try out.

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