Advice & Tips

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

  • Under Cabinet Lighting Tips and Ideas

    Bright and Easy to Install Under-cabinet lighting will brighten any kitchen or work space, illuminating counter tops and offering great functionality and style. There are many designs for you to choose from, depending on your needs and cabinet or...
  • 5 Things to Know Before You Buy Landscape Lighting

    Getting Started Installing low voltage landscape lighting is a fairly easy DIY job. Here are 5 things to consider before you get started: 1) You’ll Need Three Things: a Transformer, Cable, and the Lights The transformer is the heart...
  • 3 Must-Haves for Installing Low Voltage Landscape Lighting

    Low voltage landscape lighting is a great way to add value to your home and up its curb appeal while saving you money and minimizing energy use. All you need to get your system installed are the right lights, the proper transformer and cables. If you...
  • All the Extras: Landscape Lighting Types

    Get the most out of your low voltage landscape system by adding specialty lights. From deck light designs to submersible pool lights, there are designs for every corner of the yard to help you achieve a layered look. Here are a few types to consider...
  • Close-to-Ceiling Fans

    Have a small room that needs a ceiling fan? Look to a close-to-ceiling fan to fit your needs. A Fan Made for Small Spaces Sometimes called hugger ceiling fans or low profile ceiling fans, these fans are specifically designed for smaller...
  • Hybrid Torchiere Floor Lamps

    Hybrid Style Floor Lamps Contemporary lighting doesn't have to be overly plain, simple or minimal. Case in point, our new contemporary line of "hybrid" style torchiere floor lamps, such as the Hybrid Torchiere Accent Light Floor Lamp...
  • Design Your Own Lighting

    Custom Lighting That You Design What's better than something custom made? How about custom made that you design! The Lamps Plus Design Your Own Lighting tool allows you to do just that by pairing a lamp or fixture base with hundreds of exclusive...
  • Design Your Own Schonbek Crystal Chandeliers

    Schonbek Crystal Chandeliers Looking for the perfect look in your foyer or dining room? It's esay to design your own Schonbek crystal chandeliers. World renowned for their impeccable craftsmanship and beautiful sense of style, these fabulous fixtures...
  • How To Install Designer Ceiling Medallions

    Designer Repositionable Medallions Design professionals have long used decorative ceiling medallions to accent chandeliers and other types of ceiling fixtures. The newest type are peel and stick, designer repositionable ceiling medallions . These...
  • Energy Efficient Outdoor Lighting

    Go Green in Your Great Outdoors Being green and energy efficient are some of the hottest buzzwords around...and the smartest! Installing energy efficient outdoor lighting saves energy, which means you'll be saving loads of cold hard cash...