• New! Rustic Wall Sconces and Bathroom Lights

    Now available, some excellent new wall sconces, bathroom sconces and bathroom light fixtures . If you're a fan of the rustic, lodge style and the look of crafted metal, we have you covered! These fixtures feature forest and mountain scenes with majestic creatures like bears, elk, and salmon. Many...
  • Clawfoot Tubs Add Architectural Character

    When designing a home, I look for elements that give the space architectural character and its own unique style. I love the character of clawfoot tubs in a bathroom. My dream bathroom would definitely include a clawfoot tub. This type of tub is used as a soaking tub, but can also be used as a shower...
  • Tips for Staying on Budget During Remodeling with Design Vidal

    We were so excited to chat with Karen Vidal from Design Vidal again. This time we are discussing tips for staying on budget during remodeling. LAMPS PLUS: A home remodel can easily become frustrating if you don't stay organized and on top of the budget. What are some tips for staying on budget...
  • 5 Ways to Design a Unique Bathroom

    When designing the home, sometimes the bathrooms get forgotten about or they are not as stylized as the other living spaces. We spend a good amount of time in the bathroom getting ready for our day in the morning and showering in the evening. I love to create a bathroom that is both indulgent and well...
  • Get The Look: Timeless Bathroom Designs

    Do you like the idea of never needing to redecorate? By creating a timeless bathroom design you may never need to gut renovate again and by investing in decorative elements that stand the test of time, you can be confident that your bathroom design scheme will remain tasteful for years. Naturally, great...
  • Designer Bathroom Basics

    It’s time to dazzle you with more of my work and offer some tips on designer bathroom basics. I love the challenge of creating a designer bathroom for clients. For me, it’s all about integrating the functionality of a bathroom with beautiful aesthetics and elegant materials. This Los Angeles...
  • Lamps Plus Named in the Best of Products to Update a Bathroom

    Lamps Plus has been named in the Best of … products to update a bathroom by Catalogs.com. “Last, but certainly not least, lighting can update a bathroom in a hurry. Place a few sconces from Lamps Plus beside the mirror, or install one of their decorative three-globe fixtures over the...
  • Rethink the Look of Your Guest Bath

    The bathroom needs plenty of even, shadow-free lighting for shaving, grooming, and applying makeup. In a smaller bath, mirror lights will illuminate the entire room, but in larger spaces an additional ceiling fixture is needed for general lighting. Placing light fixtures on each side of the above...
  • Lighting from the AIA Spring Home Tours

    Hirshberg Residence (featured above) Last Sunday was AIA Los Angeles' (American Institute of Architects) Spring Home Tours in Santa Monica and Venice. Every year they host two architectural home tours in Spring and two tours in Fall. The AIA Los Angeles tours first started more than 12 years ago...
  • Company Talk - Bathroom Lighting Trends with Sherri Peach

    With more than twenty years of experience as a buyer (in departments ranging from housewares to pool supplies to luggage), Sherri Peach is thrilled to be buying and designing products at Lamps Plus that are her passion - lights ! Sherri specializes in bathroom lighting , close to ceiling lights , and...
  • Tips to Green the Bathroom

    The folks at HowCast have posted this video on quick tips to make your bathroom more energy efficient. Click above to take a look. Their first step? Install energy saving CFL light bulbs (have you made the switch to CFL bulbs yet?) To their list of tips (like lo-flow shower heads) we'd also...
  • Professional Organizer Lisa O'Connell Gives an Insider's Perspective on Controlling Clutter

    Lisa O'Connell has been a professional organizer in Canada for more than a decade. Through her company, Positive Place Design, she helps her clients discover the core reasons that their homes, offices, and lives are cluttered, and works with them to clear the chaos and create systems to maintain...
  • 2010 Year End Link Roundup

    Before 2010 goes out like a lion, here's one final roundup of links and articles that have caught our eye. Best wishes for a prosperous New Year from all of us at Lamps Plus! Jaime at Shelter Pop included the National Geographic Bali Floor Lamp (above) in a floor lamp hunt blog post , saying,...
  • Make a Statement in your Bathroom with Chandeliers

    I suppose bathrooms could be considered utilitarian spaces...if you were a total bore. Think about it, we use our bathrooms all the time. So, should we leave them desolate and dull or spaces to remember? I opt for the latter and in doing so have a few ideas for brightening them up. I totally understand...
  • Bathroom Lighting Basics for a Home Decor Refresh

    January has been Back to Basics month. We've covered the fundamentals of lighting in every room of the home and we've saved the best for last: the bathroom. Lighting basics in this space are essential, since bad lighting at the sink or in the shower —too dim, too harsh —can make those...
  • Bathroom Lighting To Update Your Space

    One of the quickest and most effective updates you can do to update your decor is to install new lighting. This minor change can have a major impact on a sometimes mundane, forgotten space. Bathrooms both small and large can really benefit from installing unique ceiling lighting . Here we explore new...
  • Bathroom Updates with Accessories and Lighting

    Bathroom updates are easier than you think! Give your bathroom a little boost with a few accessories, lighting and simple pieces of furniture. We've found three dreamy bathrooms to give you some inspiration: CLASSIC STRIPES : The editor of Rue Magazine, Crystal Gentilello, made a statement...
  • Creative Guest Bathroom Lighting Ideas

    Out of all the bathrooms in your home, the guest bathroom is the one that’s meant to impress your guests, am I right? Here are a few creative guest bathroom lighting ideas that you will love and your guests will appreciate. Assess your current lighting in your guest bathroom: If you are like...
  • Stylish Masculine Bath Design

    The masculine bath can be achieved with ease and be enjoyed by men and women alike. Savvy Home Blog had some fantastic images that capture the essence of this look and offer a glimpse into an aesthetic that works in both traditional and contemporary homes. At the end of the day all bathrooms need to...
  • Bathroom Vanity Lighting

    Bathroom vanity lighting is key to a well-designed bathroom. The House of Turquoise blog had some great images of bathrooms with semi-custom lighting that is approachable and easy to emulate. The great thing about vanity light bar lighting is that it’s easy to update and increase your bathroom...
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