• An LED Banker's Lamp

    The banker's style desk lamp is a classic of form and function. It's been a mainstay in banks, offices and public buildings for a century or more. Now it gets a high-tech makeover! This new design, the LED Banker's Desk Lamp , comes with energy efficient, long-lasting LEDs. ...
  • How to Create a Dorm Room Worth Showing Off!

    For teens headed off to college, one of the first things on your back-to-school list is choosing furniture and accessories. The challenge here is doing something fun and functional with a those teeny-tiny rooms. We found some great tips in this article from the Montreal Gazette titled " Dorm Decorating...
  • Last Chance -- LED Desk Lamp only $3.99

    This adjustable LED desk light is battery powered, allowing you to use it just about anywhere! Right now it's only $3.99 -- that's 60% off the regular price. Price is only good through November 8th, so get yours now! Sale Terms and Conditions: Pricing applies to LED Adjustable Neck Cordless...
  • Z with LEDs

    From Koncept Lighting, this neat gizmo looks like a fold-up ruler, but it's actually a super-slim folding desk lamp . Called the Z Desk Lamp (you can also make a 4 and an upside-down L out of it), this design pivots and folds at two points, so you can direct the light as needed for reading and...
  • Lighting Design on the Bones TV Show

    Bones is a popular Fox Network TV mystery show that revoloves around the cases of FBI Agent Seeley Booth and his forensic anthropologist cohort, Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan. Booth is American rustic; Bones is urban chic. As revealed in an Los Angeles Times feature article , the Bones...
  • Lighting for the Aging Eye

    Michael Berman, one of our manager/lighting experts, was interviewed by the St. Petersburg Times about lighting for elderly readers. In the article, Michael says that a good reading lamp should do three things: Reduce peripheral shadow around the reading area to reduce eye fatigue. ...
  • Back to School Lighting

    It's baaaccck...and parents everywhere are rejoicing! What should be on everyone's back to school list? One purchase that will keep on paying dividends the entire school year is a great desk lamp . A good reading light will not only help prevent eye-strain and fatigue (especially in...
  • More than Meets the Eye

    For those among us that quickly grow weary of our surroundings, I compiled a list of home decor transformers. These items can keep even the most fickle, new-stimulus-craving decorator satisfied. 1. The Asymmetry Table Lam p with a bold and eye-catching look. 2. Try out a color changing LED light...
  • Track Lighting Techology on the Desk

    I'm definitely digging this desk light design which features track lighting technology. The head attaches magnetically anywhere on the length of the pole making it infinitely adjustable. Three LED bulbs in the bullet head offer bright light and energy efficient operation. This desk lamp only uses...
  • LAMPS PLUS Labs Presents "The Closer"

    A couple of the younger staff members who work at LAMPS PLUS thought it would be fun to start a project called " LAMPS PLUS LABS ". The idea is to make little grassroots video clips related to what we do here. Our first one is called "The Closer" and features a designer who is...
  • Mad Men Lighting

    I am enjoying the new season of AMC's Mad Men so much that I put together a collection of lamps and home furnishings which would be at home on one of their time bending sets. These designs channel the early 60's vibe with classic simplicity, keeping them relevant for today's interiors...
  • LED Mini-Desk Lamp Deal

    Looking for a neat accent light or a fun gift? Try these battery-powered LED Cordless Desk Lights. They are great for hobby work or using next to a computer. And their compact size means you can pack them away for traveling or take them with you on a road trip. From now until February 28th you...
  • Interior Design Inspiration with Design Milk

    Jaime Derringer, founder of Design Milk , started her design inspiration blog on a whim and it has definitely grown over the years and become a favorite resource among design enthusiasts. I was so excited to have the opportunity to chat with Jaime about her personal design inspirations and her must-have...
  • Nine Great Nightstands

    If you think about how much time you spend in bed and how much you can really do from your bedroom, it makes sense to take great care when designing your bedside table. From reading and working on your computer to lazy Sunday mornings with the paper and coffee, your nightstand needs to be great. I’m...
  • The Cutest Desk Lamp Ever

    We fell instantly in love with the Pinguino accent desk lamps . They come in a variety of colors and make a great accent for a computer desk or study area. Note the little feet! Want a version that wobbles but won't fall down? Try the Birillo desk lamp . Just as cute, but without the stylish two...
  • Playful Children's Room Lighting

    Triggering a child's imagination doesn't take much but you can help it along by choosing a table lamp for their room with bold design and color. The lamp's charm should be immediately accessible with easily read themes. Crystal transforms an ordinary bedroom into a princess hide-away...
  • Three for Thursday: Best Back to School Lighting

    It's that time already, back to school days are here! Here are some lighting ideas that'll make your student more productive no matter if they are in high school, college, or kindergarden. One day they may even thank you! Up first, from our desk lamp collection, this classic architect style...
  • Little Monster Desk Lamps Scream for Halloween

    Get in the Halloween spirit with the Little Monster desk lamp . These furry creatures feature flexible necks, and the LED light can be powered by batteries or USB. Oh, and they come in non-Halloween colors, too. More great orange and black stuff to share ... stay tuned!! For now, browse more energy...
  • The Apple iPad -- Get Ready for Your New Toy

    On Wednesday, Apple announced its "next big thing", the iPad . Even casual gadget fans here in the office were keeping tabs on Gizmodo 's live coverage of the press conference. This morning, I'm picturing thousands of excited iPad owners hunched over their shiny new toys. And I can't...
  • Digital Photos See the Light

    It's pretty amazing where digital screens are popping up these days. This innovative desk lamp design is case in point. It combines a digital photo viewer with a contemporary halogen desk lamp. The viewer will store around a 1,000 photos and can be used with both PCs and Macs. When you get...
  • Didn't Get What You Want?

    Did Santa not bring something on your list? Don't let the big man stiff you! We've got our huge January Lighting and Decor Sale going on now through the 24th. You'll find hundreds of deals on lamps, like this Moderne Black Desk Lamp (for only $39.95!), chandeliers, and home accents.
  • Back to School Tips Every Parent Should Read

    "Back to School" is in full swing now, and not just for those headed to college; see last week's post How to Create a Dorm Room Worth Showing Off . For those with younger kids heading back to class, I found some great tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics at this link . The...
  • Roundup: 10 Stylish New LED Desk Lamps

    Do we ever really think much about our desk lamps ? Well, we should. As I write this post I’m taking a moment to silently thank my trusty desk lamp that gets me through the day and throughout the darkness of night. Desk lamps are essential and are very versatile. Investing in a good desk lamp is...
  • Celebrate the New Year with a Red Silk Shade

    Browsing through the site today I came upon this Bickett Tobin red mini blossom table lamp . The hand-sewn silk shade reminds me of the colorful lanterns used to celebrate the Chinese New Year . The red color of the lanterns is believed to lucky. Who doesn't need more luck in the coming year?
  • Energy Smart Accent Lamps

    Speaking of accent lamps, stylish and small table lamps are a hot trend. Consider this sleek accent light from the George Kovacs lighting collection . It also comes in white, green, and red, and uses an energy-efficient fluorescent fixture. Designs such as this one are perfect next to the bed for...
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