• 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 the first...
  • 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. The Asymmetry Lamp with a set of two shades. Let bold red take center stage or allow the eye to focus on...
  • 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 which would be at home on one of their time bending sets. These lamps 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...
  • Home Office Workstation Photo Gallery

    Design site Houzz has posted a new group of home office workstation photos that offer a bunch of decorating ideas. The one trait all the photos share is that they appear to cleverly utilize otherwise wasted nooks and corners. Also, they all look, to my eye, to need lighting! There are lots of opportiunites...
  • One Touch Lamps

    As we get older, operating the tiny knobs and switches on household applicances gets tougher. A new wave of touch lamp designs address this problem. You can turn these lamps on and off simply by touching anywhere on the lamp base. Many designs also offer a dimmer one-touch option as well. The Fresno...
  • Sleek Style, Plus LEDs

    Need more room on your desk top? Try this sleek, curved desk lamp design that features a super bright LED bulb. Not only does it have a small footprint, meaning more room on your desk, it also has a touch on-off feature that's really handy; just touch anywhere on the lamp base to control the lamp...
  • Tips for Office and Study Desk Lighting

    The Las Vegas Review-Journal asked us for tips on how to find the perfect desk lamp, especially for those heading off to college. One of the tips, "Desk lamps should be situated so that hand shadows don't obstruct your reading and work." You can read the entire article online here...
  • Staff Picks: Desk Lamps

    Buyer Gwyn Evans shines the light on some of his favorite desk lamps. These are classic designs that not only make a dramatic style statement, but also add bright and functional task lighting to a work or office space. Here are Gwyn's picks: (from left to right) Georgetown Solid Brass...
  • More Dorm Decorating

    The San Francisco Chronicle ran an article on dorm decor and showcased our Blue Glass Fluorescent Desk Lamp (no longer available) as one of its featured products. They also had this comment on dorm room lighting: "All of the rooms we saw had a single overhead ceiling light. That makes desk or...
  • Win a Scholarship to the 2013 Design Bloggers Conference

    Lamps Plus is proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the Design Bloggers Conference Scholarship Program! The Lamps Plus Scholarship will be awarded to five worthy bloggers, and give them the opportunity to attend the Design Bloggers Conference to expand their knowledge and networks in the design blogoshphere...
  • Lytegem Desk Lamp

    The Lytegem desk lamp is a little beauty that was designed by Michael Lax back in 1965 and is now part of the permanent collection of New York's MOMA . The high-intensity lamp is great for reading, and you've got to love the space-age retro look. It comes in three colors, white, black and...
  • New! Sonneman Lightweights Table Lamps and Floor Lamps

    We love Robert Sonneman's modern designs. We now carry his Lightweights collection of table lamps and floor lamps. They're sleek and slender with a bold burst of color on top. See the new Sonneman Lightweights Collection here . See our all our fabulous Sonneman table lamps and Sonneman floor...
  • 3 Best Hobby Lights

    While doing DVD-drive surgery this past weekend (don't ask), I realized that...I couldn't see what I was doing! Which led to a frantic household search for a desk lamp , none of which really did the trick (too big, not adjustable, bad light). After the fact, I looked at our online desk light...
  • Father's Day Gift Ideas

    Father's Day will soon be here, so we offer this fast and easy gift ideas for dad. For the golfer in the family, these golf bag bookends make a great shelf or desk accent. More golf themed gifts . Or give him something to read by. This double gooseneck LED...
  • Lighting by the Stars -- Astrology for Capricorn

    It's time once again for our monthly astrology feature, and this month we wish a happy birthday to Capricorn ! These folks are sensible and organized, and they prefer friends and mates to act accordingly. Capricorn is embarrassed by extravagence and shows of ego. If you want help planning Elton John's...
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