• Modern Ceiling Fans (That Actually Look Good)

    Rejoice - there are beautiful modern ceiling fans out there! As with energy efficient lighting, ceiling fans have sometimes left a little to be desired in the design department. I'm happy to see the trend leaning towards beautiful forms and sophisticated finishes. Ceiling fans are evolving...
  • Energy Efficient Lighting (That Actually Looks Good)

    We all know energy efficient lighting is a good thing. But sometimes the designs are just... so... ugly . (There. I said it.) Thankfully as technology advances, so do the looks of these energy efficient fixtures. In honor of Earth Day, I've rounded up a few of my favorite light fixtures...
  • 1 Room 4 Ways with Ceiling Lights

    The transformative power of ceiling lighting is pretty amazing. It can either be a subtle design element that recedes into the background, or a statement-making centerpiece that garners mega-attention. Take a look below at how 1 room can have 4 different looks with ceiling lights. Pictured: Possini...
  • Happy New Year from Lamps Plus

    Welcome to 2015! We suggest enjoying this chilly holiday by staying curled up in bed with a good book, a furry friend, and the soft glow of the perfect bedside lamp . We'll be back tomorrow with lighting and design ideas to keep you inspired throughout the year. Happy New Year!!
  • Style Illuminated's Best Blog Posts of 2014

    In just a few short hours, 2014 will come to a close. Thanks for following along this year on the Style Illuminated blog! Here's a look at a few of our favorite posts on lighting, home decor, and design trends from the past year: Reinvent Your Decor with Modern Lamps Unexpected Style: Chandeliers...
  • Fall Outdoor Decorating and Lighting Ideas

    Decorate your outdoor spaces and enjoy them this Fall. Just because the weather is cooling off doesn't mean you can't enjoy your outdoor spaces in the Fall! While I happen to live in sunny California, I come from Canada - so I get the cold. Here are a few Fall outdoor decorating and lighting...
  • Elegant LED Night Light Table Lamp by Possini

    Looking for both great style and value in a lamp? This elegant LED night light table lamp by Possini has a unique 2-in-1 feature. It's both a beautiful table lamp with an on-trend mercury glass finish, and a night light featuring a concealed LED light within the translucent silvery glass base. ...
  • Lamps Plus and Domino Magazine: Top Lighting Picks from Michelle Adams

    We're so excited to see Domino magazine back on newsstands! We've partnered with Domino 's Editor in Chief Michelle Adams to find out her top lighting picks from Lamps Plus. Click through to view all 25 of Michelle's Lamps Plus favorites on her wish list. Pictured above : Arteriors...
  • Happy New Year - Welcome 2014!

    Happy New Year from the Lamps Plus Team! We hope you celebrated in style. We'll be back tomorrow with our regular design-inspired content. “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” - Oprah Winfrey Image credit: Clipzine .
  • Merry Christmas from Lamps Plus

    Merry Christmas and happy holidays from all of us at Lamps Plus! Wishing you and your family a safe, happy, healthy, and light-filled day. Image credit: Family Holiday .
  • A Stunning Modern Crystal Pendant Chandelier by Vienna Full Spectrum

    Modern, yet somehow classic at the same time, our stunning 'Essa' chrome and crystal pendant chandelier is truly like no other. From our Vienna Full Spectrum line, the contemporary, diamond shape fixture is available in large, small and mini sizes, offering beauty, elegance, style and illumination...
  • Versatile LED Light Strips

    Today we’ll take a look at some stunning applications for LED light strips, one of the hottest home lighting trends! Also known as tape lights, these versatile, energy-efficient lights offer an ideal solution for under cabinet lighting, outlining and highlighting architectural details like windows...
  • Announcing the Designer Lighting Icons Collection from Lamps Plus

    Announcing the Icons Collection from Lamps Plus - a collection of custom giclee-printed designer lighting styles, created by 5 modern design icons. We invited a limited number of leading designers who have a signature "iconic" style to create lamp shade patterns exclusively for Lamps Plus:...
  • Designer Angelo Surmelis Talks Furniture, Lighting, and Decorating

    Los Angeles designer Angelo Surmelis, creator of the brand Angelo:HOME, joins us today to talk furniture, lighting, and decorating. A self-professed "design geek", Angelo has created an affordable home brand with designer styling that's available at Lamps Plus. His goal is simple: that...
  • An Insider Look at the Hong Kong Lighting Fair from Sergio Orozco

    Award-winning lighting designer Sergio Orozoco joins us today to share an insider look at the Hong Kong Lighting Fair. You may remember Sergio from our recent profile on his design work . Welcome, Sergio! The explosive growth of the lighting business in China was visually confirmed at the 2013...
  • Design Lesson: Tiffany Chandeliers

    Tiffany chandeliers and Tiffany-Style chandeliers are the hallmark of classic Arts and Crafts interiors. The warm glow of Tiffany lighting compliments the rich tones of green, rose and brown found in these period style homes and are truly works of art that tell a story. So much of this late 19th and...
  • An Elegant Transitional Crystal Chandelier by Possini

    Look closely - the modern design of this elegant crystal chandelier by Possini has a unique antique soft silver finish, making it a true showstopper! Blending traditional crystal accents with a sophisticated finish and transitional styling, the Soft Silver 4-Light 24" Wide Crystal Chandelier...
  • Golden and Glamorous Lighting

    The dictionary defines glamour as an air of compelling charm and allure - but no one really needs a dictionary, we know glamorous lighting when we see it. With interiors, glamour is often the combination of mirrored finishes, metallics both burnished and shimmery, and luxe fabrics. Gold has become...
  • Lamps Plus Announces 2013 Best Home Blog Award Winners

    Last month we asked you to weigh in on your favorite home décor blogs in four categories for our 2013 Best Home Blog Awards: Interior Design , DIY , Lifestyle and Family . Thousands of blogs were considered, one hundred were nominated, and only four were chosen! Your votes have been tallied...
  • Sleek and Contemporary LED Wall Lamps

    While LED technically means Light Emitting Diodes, it’s the high style of LED wall lamps that caught my eye when looking through the amazing Swedish blog, Victor Blogg. There are times when all I crave are simple, contemporary design and this blog delivers - not to mention it makes you think about...
  • 10 Bathroom Lighting Ideas with Crystal Chandeliers

    You've splurged on the glass encased shower, the marble vanity for his and hers sinks, and the newly ubiquitous toilet room with frosted glass panels on the pocket door. Hopefully your luxurious bathroom also includes decorative bathroom light fixtures , namely, glamorous crystal chandeliers . These...
  • Creative Pendant Lighting for your Holiday Kitchen

    Can you believe the holidays are already here? Before you know it your relatives will be coming over to celebrate the season and your kitchen will become the headquarters for all the festivities! Pendant lighting or lighting that hangs from a chain or pole from your ceiling is a perfect asset to your...
  • Make Your Room Look Bigger with Mirrors

    Mirrors are a quick and easy way to make your room look bigger add dimension to your home. When you're working with a small room, mirrors give the illusion of more space. If you have dark walls, mirrors bounce light around to create a more open effect. And as shown in the above image from Motherchief...
  • Traditional Table Lamps

    How can you go wrong with traditional table lamps? Even in a contemporary space, the great design of a classic form can look sculptural. Lamps Plus has an entire section of table lamps that will inspire and surely brighten any space from bedside table to foyer. I found inspiration for this post while...
  • Framed Mirrors

    Framed mirrors are a mainstay in all homes but choosing the right one with high style is the key to creating a beautiful room. Stylish framed mirror designs not only visually expand the size of a room, but can infuse a space with more light. The right mirror can also decoratively fill a wall for much...
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