• Stylish Ceiling Fans for the Hot Summer Days

    The hot summer days are quickly approaching, which means longer days and wonderfully warm evenings. Stylish ceiling fans are a great alternative to the fortune you could spend on A/C. Gone are the days of bulky, granny looking fans. Todays ceiling fans are modern, sleek and stylish. With open floor...
  • Organic Interior Design in the Greek Isles

    An organic island home is just the thing to fantasize about as we near the toasty warm summer months. Domaine Home featured a beautiful home in the Greek isles in the organic interior design style that had my heart racing and was a fabulous example of elegant ease and charm. Organic interior...
  • Outdoor Porch Design

    With spring in full bloom and summer around the corner, lets discuss your outdoor porch space. Everyone loves an indoor/outdoor space that feels more like a part of the house than a separate entity. Whether you have a full on outdoor porch or a sunroom with large windows this space is about to become...
  • 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...
  • Keep the Breezes Flowing with Outdoor Ceiling Fans

    Whether your porch is enclosed or exposed, outdoor ceiling fans are definitely necessary when temperatures creep above a comfortable 80 degrees and we want to relax in or close to the great outdoors. Porches and verandas are a fine place to linger longer and ceiling fans serve the purpose of circulating...
  • Stylish Ceiling Fans

    Stylish ceiling fans could be considered an oxymoron by design snobs, but I've come to love the functionality and finally, the style, of these oft-overlooked design elements. Lonny generally would come calling when it comes to finding high-style room shots, but I noticed some great looking rooms...
  • Tropical Ceiling Fans

    I love this tropical ceiling fan that is featured in the living room designed by Brielle M. Ferreira. Vacation. I wish I could be on one 365 days a year. That’s why I love filling my home with things that remind of my favorite vacation destinations. Bowls and glass jars are filled with...
  • Make Your Home Happy With White Ceiling Fans

    There's nothing better in the Summer months than to sit under a ceiling fan and cool down from the day's activities.... Are we right? However, many people don't like the look of ceiling fans. We have a perfect solution for those of you who crave that cool breeze overhead, but don't...
  • Ceiling Fans Provide Form & Function

    Ceiling fans? It used to be form had to be sacrificed for function. If you’ve watched enough HGTV, you’re probably having flashbacks of the horrendously outdated fans caked with inches of dust that every renovator couldn’t wait to rip from the ceiling and toss into the dumpster....
  • Home Style Reminicent of a Tropical Resort

    Tropical resort style is nothing if not specific. If your goal is to feel like you are on permanent vacation and create a look worthy of the glorious trade winds, go for it! The House of Turquoise blog always has bright and breezy pictures that capture the essence of happy design and a “go to”...
  • Easy, Breezy Entertaining with an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

    With temperatures warming up and outdoor entertaining becoming more and more desirable, you may be looking for solutions to beat the heat on stuffy spring and summer afternoons. Have you considered an outdoor ceiling fan ? This unique ceiling fan style might be just what your space needs! Interchangeable...
  • Beach Cottage Basics

    Beach cottage basics can be applied whether you live at the beach or if you live far from surf and sand. The “beach” look is casual, cheerful and easy to maintain. Most beach-inspired interiors have hard wood floors which mean the need for some form of floor covering. The most classic...
  • Red, White, and Blue Front Porches

    Putting together a patriotic porch is easier than ever with the multitude of available outdoor products, from rugs and furniture to lighting and fans . With Memorial Day just past, and Independence Day around the corner, red, white, and blue front porches are an obvious way to pay homage to this Americana...
  • Fan Fair: 6 Ceiling Fan Styles for Your Home

    As the weather gets warmer, simply throwing open your windows may not be enough. You need to get the air moving with ceiling fans ! Before buying one, however, be sure to do some research as to what size you need to really make a difference. As for what looks best, there are a ton of choices. I've...
  • Ceiling Fans with Style

    Ceiling fans are coming back into style. Words I’m not sure I thought I would write or say a few years back. I must say I have been converted to the functionality and style of fans - plus it doesn’t hurt that they cool things down on a sweltering day. Summer is almost here so it may be...
  • 10 Tips for Designing a Living Room with Shirry Dolgin

    I caught up with talented interior designer Shirry Dolgin and she shared 10 tips for designing a living room. The living room is often the center of the home and where you entertain guests and gather as a family. See below for Shirry's expert advice for creating a beautiful and functional living...
  • Happy Memorial Day from Lamps Plus!

    How will you be celebrating Memorial Day this year? Hopefully with cool drinks, yummy food, and great friends and family. Below are 5 tips for throwing a Memorial Day party. Outdoor Ceiling Fans : Keep cool with outdoor ceiling fans . Summer is right around the corner, so the days and evenings...
  • Behind the Scenes in the Photo Studio

    I thought I'd share with you some of what goes on behind the scenes in the LAMPS PLUS photo studio. Our team of photographers shoot dozens of new lighting decor products each day, from home accessories to table lamps and ceiling lights. Pictured above is a contemporary ceiling fan getting ready...
  • Energy Efficiency Data for Ceiling Fans

    Want to know just how energy efficient your new ceiling fan will be? That information will be easier to find thanks to new government guidelines for retailers. You'll notice an "Energy Information" box listed for all our ceiling fans.Just scroll down on a ceiling fan product page...
  • Three for Thursday: Contemporary Ceiling Fans with Style

    A ceiling fan is no longer just a ceiling fan. It's the trend-setting centerpiece of the room, a piece of sculpture and head-turning eye-candy. For our Three for Thursday feature, here are three designs that have modern style to spare. 1) The Artemis ceiling fan by Minka Aire fans (pictured above...
  • A Heavenly Ceiling Fan

    This excellent, contemporary ceiling fan is called the Angel , and the design is certainly inspired. The satin nickel finish body gives way to clear (or frosted) polycarbonate blades. Mount it flush like this picture, or hang it with the included wire kit. We just love this super-original...
  • A Contemporary Look for Ceiling Fan Season

    It's ceiling fan season, time to upgrade or add a new ceiling fan for the coming summer heat. Looking over the new designs, I have to say that my favorite is this sleek number from Casa Vieja fans . The streamlined brushed nickel finish body reminds me of a retro auto part or a space capsule....
  • What to Look for in an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

    Nothing adds comfort to a porch or patio setting more than outdoor ceiling fans . Many shoppers, however, are confused by the "damp" vs. "wet location" ratings of outdoor fans. Damp rated outdoor ceiling fans are for use under a covered porch or patio. They should not be installed...
  • The Punkah Ceiling Fan

    The Punkah fan is a stunning new design from the Fanimation ceiling fan company. The Punkah is designed to be either wall or ceiling mounted. How it works is that a motor oscilates at twenty times a minute, moving the fan paddles back and forth. Though it's made more for looks than air movement...
  • Angelo Surmelis Kitchen Makeover

    Angelo Surmelis, host of HGTV's 24 Hour Design and Rate My Space recently used a Lamps Plus Casa Surveyor ceiling fan in a retro kitchen update. Read all about it at HGTV and view the full line of Casa Vieja contemporary ceiling fans from Lamps Plus. Angelo also has a blog you should check out...
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