• Designer Stacy Garcia Discusses Lady Gaga, Trends & Airstream Trailers

    Designer Stacy Garcia is respected for her inventive use of color and remarkable patterns. One of her style icons is Lady Gaga and her dream project includes an Airstream trailer. Her signature designs and in-depth knowledge of color and trends are informed by a long and rich history of working first...
  • A Year Ago on the LAMPS PLUS Blog

    Looking back a year ago (or so), I found these oldie-but-goodie posts on the LAMPS PLUS blog. Fanimation Ceiling Fans in Action - View video footage of the stylish Fanimation Fans in motion. How To Clean A Crystal Chandelier - Read tips for keeping that crystal chandelier shining bright. Questions...
  • Our Latest Batch of Good Reads

    It's hot, hot, hot outside! So curl up in the shade with a cool drink, then click away at our latest batch of fun decor and design reads. Blogger Arlene at Ask Arlene posted about our Design Your Own lighting tool. She writes, "Serious fun to be had here (can’t you tell from the...
  • Happy July 4th!

    Happy 4th of July from all of us here at LAMPS PLUS! Grill something up, then check out our holiday sale pages for our July 4th sales deals. Like the patriotic pendant chandelier pictured above? Make one for yourself using our Design Your Own Custom Lighting online tool. If you like the pattern...
  • Stuck in Neutral -- Working With Colors from Design Sponge

    Neutrals are hot right now -- see our recent "Super Neutrals" post with style guru Lynda Gould. Design*Sponge recently posted some great images of interiors in neutral hues. As a brilliant bonus in order to help you "get the look", they included color swatches with corresponding Pantone...
  • Custom Lamp Shades On The TODAY Show

    There is a little buzz around the Lamps Plus office today... perhaps it is because our giclee custom lamp shades were featured this morning on The TODAY Show! During the "Hot Spring Trends for the Home" segment hosted by uber-fashionista and Lifestyle Editor for Gilt.com, Chassie Post, Lamps...
  • Giclee Shades on the CBS Early Show

    Our custom-made giclee shades will be featured on the CBS Early Show tomorrow morning, January 6th. Bruce Littlefield , lifestyle authority and best-selling author, will be doing a segment on "great things to do with your family photos" and will be featuring our create-your-own giclee process...
  • New! Giclee Pendant Chandeliers

    We've added loads of new giclee style pendant chandeliers to our chandelier product sort. These all feature custom-made giclee shades in bright, contemporary patterns. The patterns are printed on a special 100-year archival quality canvas using a state-of-the-art printing process. You can browse...
  • Designers on Design Your Own

    Designers and design blogs are talking about our new Design Your Own Custom Lighting tool . Material Girls used it to make a cool blue wall sconce. Says Jill, "Really great for finding just the right combo color/pattern you are looking for…and not to mention kind of fun!" Jamie...
  • Design Your Own Lighting Sweepstakes

    From now till April 15th, we're running a sweepstakes to promote our new Design Your Own Custom Lighting tool. To win $500 in Design Your Own custom lighting or other great prizes, just fill out the online entry form. You can then get additional entries by following us on Twitter and tweeting...
  • Announcing the 2012 Best Home Blog Sweepstakes!

    Nominate your favorite home decorating, DIY, or family blog in our 2012 Best Home Blog Sweepstakes for a chance to win $5,000 in total prizes! For the past 30 plus years, Lamps Plus has been a leader in home lighting, decor, and furniture. We’ve been experts in what your home needs. Now, we want...
  • Steve Vai's New Ibanez JEM77 Guitar -- Design Your Own Lighting

    Our Design Your Own custom lighting tool lets you create totally personalized lighting. You can even create a lamp to match something you already have at home. Want to know how? One of our copywriters, Andy Alt, used our DYO lighting tool to create a totally unique birthday gift. Andy designed a floor...
  • DYO Lighting Matches My Dream Car

    After posting about our friend Andy custom matching a lamp to Steve Vai's new Ibanez guitar , I was inspired to flex my creative muscles. So, I have a thing for exotic (and completely unattainable) German sports cars. Just because this one will never be in my garage doesn't mean I can't create...
  • Get Creative with Custom Lighting

    We're very excited to announce that our new custom lighting "Design It" page has just launched. This is a great tool for decorators, designers, or anyone interested in home decorating. Here's how it works: Pick a lamp or ceiling light base, then browse through dozens of shade patterns...
  • Some Fun Tweets from our Design Your Own Sweepstakes

    We're running a sweepstakes to promote our new Design Your Own Custom Lighting tool . You can get extra entries by tweeting a "I heart @lampsplus..." phrase for us. We thought we'd share a few of the fun tweets from the first days of the sweepstakes: "I heart @lampsplus &...
  • A Chat with Designer Stacy Garcia

    We caught up with designer Stacy Garcia by phone and chatted a bit about her design philosophy and her new shade pattern designs at LampsPlus.com. 1. You're known for your colorful and innovative hospitality industry designs. Is there a lot of difference between designing for the industry and...
  • New Patterns from Stacy Garcia

    We love Stacy Garcia's work , and we're thrilled to be able to offer these stylish, nature-themed designs, brand new from Stacy! These custom giclees are exclusive to LAMPS PLUS and are currently available on swag pendant chandeliers and table lamps . I dig this Ice Green. They're available...
  • Send a Lighted Valentine

    Send a sweet Valentine's Day gift with one of these heart-themed table lamps. The shades are custom-made-to-order on giclee style fabric. There are several shade designs available for both table and floor lamps. We can't say they're better than chocolate, but they'll last a lot longer...
  • Decorating with Polka Dots

    The polka dot first appeared widely in late nineteenth-century in Britain, and were named for a popular dance of the time. Back then, it was a popular clothing pattern. Today, they're on everyting from (itsy bitsy) bikins to furniture and consumer goods. Polka dots can be bold or subtle, brightly...
  • Lamps Plus 2012 Top 10 Home Blogs

    You've told us your favorite home decorating blogs, family blogs, and DIY blogs, and after tallying up the votes, we're pleased to announce the Lamps Plus 2012 Best Home Blog Top 10 List ! (Not sure what this is all about? Click here to check out all the details.) 1st PLACE: Coupon Cousins...
  • Pendant Lights for a Kitchen Bath Makeover

    The new Better Homes and Gardens "Kitchen + Bath Makeovers" magazine features several of our mini pendant designs in their story "A Shade Brighter". They labeled the pendants as their "fave" look, saying, "...it's sure to add style to a kitchen or bath."...
  • International Design: Amazing Amsterdam

    A weary greeting from your very jet-lagged design blogger. I am just back from a quick trip to Belgium and Amsterdam where I was amazed around every corner and canal. International Design can be a vast topic so I simply wanted to share some of my images and ideas that I have captured of my time in amazing...
  • Giclee Pendant Chandeliers

    Custom is in, as is color and contemporary. These giclee style pendant chandeliers capture those looks perfectly. The combination of the colorful drum shades and the brushed steel adjustable halogen lights makes a design splash in any setting. And the shades are our own pattern designs, and are custom...
  • Giclee Pendant Lights in Living Color

    Here are two pictures of our giclee art shade pendant lights in action. Six of our 20" 3-light pendants were installed in our brand new corporate lunchroom, and they look great. These contemporary pendant lights features a custom-printed shade on high-quality canvas. We have lots of colorful...
  • Stacy Garcia Swag Lamp Sweepstakes Giveaway

    LAMPS PLUS is sponsoring a sweepstakes in Home Magazine for you to win one of ten Stacy Garcia giclee pattern plug-in swag chandeliers. Just visit the Stacy Garcia sweepstakes page at PointClickHome.com and fill out the entry form. The sweepstakes ends November 11th at noon, Eastern time. After you...
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