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All of the lights: brighten up your home with neon

While it never went out of fashion, neon's blazing a trail again, writes Kirstie McDermott

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Always look on the bright side with this statement neon piece. Sunny side up, €365 at bagandbones.co.uk

Always look on the bright side with this statement neon piece. Sunny side up, €365 at bagandbones.co.uk

Rainbow, €66 Wear your pride on your… sign: the Rainbow Concrete Base Neon Sign, at oliverbonas.com

Rainbow, €66 Wear your pride on your… sign: the Rainbow Concrete Base Neon Sign, at oliverbonas.com

Love, €20. No need for a plug-point with this Gra A3 print, at deartrudy.com

Love, €20. No need for a plug-point with this Gra A3 print, at deartrudy.com

Music, €165. The Locomocean Cassette Acrylic Neon Sign is one for the music-minded, at urbanoutfitters.com

Music, €165. The Locomocean Cassette Acrylic Neon Sign is one for the music-minded, at urbanoutfitters.com

Plant, €113. Can’t keep a plant alive? This Cactus LED Wall Lightat amara.com, is for you

Plant, €113. Can’t keep a plant alive? This Cactus LED Wall Lightat amara.com, is for you

Disco, €65. Perfect for dancing queens: Disco sign, riverisland.ie

Disco, €65. Perfect for dancing queens: Disco sign, riverisland.ie

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Always look on the bright side with this statement neon piece. Sunny side up, €365 at bagandbones.co.uk

'I just think it has an amazingly seductive glow - it lures people in," says Gigi Foyle of the reprise of neon.

Gigi, is the Irish-born, London-based creative director and founder of LED neon light company bag&bones (bagandbones.co.uk). She runs the business with her Dublin-based sister Cavanagh.

While neon has never really gone out of style - it's just too cool - of late it's had a surge in popularity as we re-embrace all things retro and Americana. Google Trends data shows an uptick for the search term 'neon' in Ireland in the past 12 months as we clamber aboard the bright bandwagon.


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