Advice & Tips

Find the information you need for your next lighting or decor project with articles from the Lamps Plus experts.

  • Timeless Table Lamp Styles - A Style Guide

    Design trends may come and go, but there are some styles and finishes that will always be in style. A great way to incorporate fabulous and classic finishes and shapes into your design is with table lamps. Whether it’s in your bedroom, living...
  • Decorating Ideas with Mirrors

    Wall mirrors are for a lot more than just watching yourself brush your teeth in the morning or making sure you don’t look like you got dressed in the dark. Mirrors can add to or bring natural light to a space, reflect an important design element...
  • 5 Tips for Buying a Barstool

    Need some help selecting the right barstool for your kitchen? There are a few practical and aesthetic factors to consider to make sure what you select will work for your space. STEP 1. Back or No Back Make sure to take whether or not you want...
  • Style Guide: Decorating with Iron Lighting & Furnishings

    With a rich and storied history that has proven to be alluring and effective for centuries, wrought iron and iron-inspired lighting fixtures are more than capable of carrying their own weight in your decor. In this post, you'll learn about the techniques...
  • Track Lighting Buying Guide

    For a flexible, adaptable, customizable interior lighting solution, nothing beats track lighting. In this article, you'll discover the basics of track lighting, the different sorts of systems that are available, and what to keep in mind when purchasing...
  • Choosing the Right Ceiling Light

    Close to ceiling lights may be one of the most common household lighting solutions for general overall room lighting. These home lighting staples come in a variety of styles and finishes, making it easy to find a design that is just right for your decorating...
  • All You Need to Know About LED Lighting (in Pictures!)

    We've been hearing from our customers a lot lately regarding LED lighting. Is it really as efficient as people say? How does it look? What is it best used for? So we made this handy infographic: Of course there's even more to know about...
  • 5 Tips for Buying an Accent Chair

    An accent chair (also called an occasional chair or side chair) can provide extra seating and complete the design of a living room or bedroom in a stylish way. It's important to know what to look for whether you're shopping for accent chairs...
  • Mirror Buying Guide

    Decorative wall mirrors can serve as versatile styling accents for any room in your home. On a bare wall, they can serve as an understated and classic focal point while grouping smaller designs in different sizes together can create a gallery wall collage...
  • Quick Guide: Buying a Ceiling Fan

    Want to stir things up around the house this summer? Add a ceiling fan! Ceiling fans do more than just bring about breezes. Designed with the latest home decor trends in mind, these overhead fans move in fashionable circles. New Choices in...

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