• A Floor Lamp You Can Make Your Way

    If you ever loved playing with Lego pieces you'll go for this new floor lamp design. It features squares of colorful metal plates that can be arranged as you wish for a custom look. The plates fit over fixed-position posts and are held in place with the simple twist of a nut. Put 'em all up straight...
  • Three for Thursday: Tripod Floor Lamps

    Tripod floor lamps have a three-legged base similar in appearance to that seen on cameras or telescopes. They are very stable, so if you have small pets or children running around they're a good option. Tripod floor lamps also offer a stylish look that's a little out of the ordinary. For your...
  • Decorate Like Nate Berkus

    How would you like to decorate like Nate Berkus? While the TV personality is known for his charm and talent, there are a few designer tricks you can borrow from his most recent spread in Architectural Digest. His New York home is totally chic and thoroughly eclectic. His quirky palette is mostly masculine...
  • Inspiring Design in Unexpected Places: Destination Denver

    Mid-Century Modern is most often associated with places like the Rat Pack’s vacation hideaway Palm Springs, Los Angeles’ sprawling suburbs of the 1950s or even Copenhagen where Denmark’s furniture makers influenced many of the movement’s pioneers. However, Denver, Colorado, is...
  • A Look Inside the Home of Designer Delia Tedin

    When I first heard I would be interviewing designer Delia Tedin , I thought I would focus on her immense body of work. For the past 35 years, Delia has worked across South America, the United States and Europe. We decided to meet at her home, an unassuming white facade on a two block, cobble stone street...
  • Top 5 Favorite Tripod Floor Lamps

    The last few weeks I have been helping a friend complete the design of her 2-bedroom condo. The living room is just about finished, but we really need a "wow" decorative floor lamp design . I have always loved the architectural design of tripod lamps. Because the design is classic and beautiful...
  • Tips from Martha

    Saw this great, little primer on MarthaStewart.com with ideas for increasing the energy efficiency of your lighting. She suggests using a three way switch so you can decrease the light output of a lamp if you don't need it. Click here to see a selection of all of our three way switch portable lighting...
  • Kathy Ireland Back for DWTS Finale

    A bum knee won't keep Kathy Ireland off the dance floor -- she'll return one last time on the upcoming Dancing With the Stars season finale November 24th. After that, Kathy's going under the knife. On Friday she tweeted, "The truth is...after my little spin on DWTS am going 2 have...
  • Quoizel Video

    President and CEO Rick Seidman introduces some of the latest Quoizel lighting designs in this video. The clip includes some nice shots of their Quoizel chandeliers and Quoizel Tiffany lamp designs. Just click below to view.
  • Glee Season Premiere Tonight

    True "Gleeks" already know, but for everyone else ... the second season of Fox's hit show Glee begins tonight. Tune in at 9:28pm for the premiere. We've been hooked ever since we spotted one of our products on the show . Will you be watching tonight??
  • Rachel's Floor Lamp on Glee

    With the new season of the hit TV show Glee in full swing, I thought it would be fun to re-post about the show's use of our Purple Bijoux Floor Lamp . The lamp can be seen prominately in lead character Rachel's bedroom (see photo above) in a scene from last season. We also have a matching...
  • A Deal of the Day That's Out of This World

    It's not really from outer space, but this LAMPS PLUS Deal of the Day does have a space-age retro feel. The floor lamp has four uplights in beige speckled glass and comes with a handy foot dimmer that controls all four lights. Get it while it's hot! The special Deal of the Day pricing is valid...
  • Korean Design Style in a Queens Apartment

    Check out this New York Times article about a pair of Korean American designers who have created a cool and sophisticated oasis of style in their Jackson Heights, Queens, apartment. "The apartment has a distinctly Korean atmosphere...During the couple’s Korean wedding trip, they bought...
  • Romantic Bedroom Decor Inspiration for Valentine's Day

    What's your style when it comes to Valentine's Day indulgences? Do you prefer light and frothy or rich, dark, and delicious? Yes, I am referring to food, but I'm also talking about bedroom decor. The culinary arts are one of my favorite unexpected arenas from which to draw design inspiration...
  • A Pair of Top Floor Lamps from Domino's Daily Dose

    The Domino magazine blog picked two of our floor lamps in their Top 5 Floor Lamps under $200 roundup. Making the list is a classic pharmacy-style tent lamp from Robert Sonneman, and a cool adjustable model. Make a Top 5 list of your own by browsing our complete floor lamps collection . Post...
  • Arc Lamp with Flowers

    Found this spring-like scene in our new Shop By Room section. Love the tufted flowers rug , the marble base arc floor lamp and the leather sectional sofa .
  • Hybrid Style

    Hybrids aren't just for the roads. Our newest floor lamp design artfully combines two types of lighting: hidden from view, a top torchiere lamp offers general room lighting; a stack of four lights below this top light provides great accent lighting. You can use the lights together or independently...
  • Ask the Expert - Designer Tips for a Long Narrow Living Room

    If your house has an awkward layout (like this long, narrow living room with only one ceiling fixture), what's the best way to decorate it? Reader Caitlin asked us for expert designer tips for her new home: I have a long and narrow living and dining room with angled French doors in one corner...
  • Karim Rashid Video

    If you were intrigued by the blog post last week about Karim Rashid, Karim Rashid on Design , you'll want to check out this video interview of him from reDesign magazine. Click below to view.
  • 5 Ways to Create a “Warm” Home for Fall

    Do you feel that nip in the air? OK, maybe not yet, but I feel one should always be prepared for the upcoming seasons. Creating a warm home for fall is one of my most favorite things. I will not tell you to carve out gourds to stuff with candles or discuss the whimsy you can create with acorns, rather...
  • Designer Caitlin Murray Talks Inspiration and Selecting the Right Colors for your Space

    Interior designer, Caitlin Murray's style really fits her personality - playful, feminine, and carefree. I know so many interior designers and love how each designer has his/her own individual style that sets them apart from the next. I have always thought Caitlin had a great eye for creating a color...
  • Lighting Your Home Theater

    bobvila.com has a how-to article on setting up a home theater. With the impending switch to high-definition and flat screens, living rooms are doing double-duty as home theaters. Our very own Michael Berman has a whole paragraph of tips for lighting home theaters. To easily get more adjustability I would...
  • A Claes Oldenburg-Like Floor Lamp

    You've got to love this - a floor lamp with the profile and look of a much smaller accent lamp. From the Possini Euro Design lighting collection , the lamp is actually 60" high, but has the profile of a smaller accent lamp. The design reminds me of a Claes Oldenburg larger-than-life sculpture...
  • Get Inspired: A Little House in Big Sur

    Here's a little sunny inspiration from Coastal Living magazine for your mid-winter blues. This one-bedroom, 1930s cottage was once owned by modern architect Philip Johnson. Updated and restored by its current owner, the little cottage perches above the ocean and has rooms that all open to the outdoors...
  • Spotted on Hello Ross!

    TV personality and E! Channel fixture Ross Matthews posted some great photos of his newly decorated home. And to replace many of the "horrid" fixtures he inherited with the house, Ross turned to LAMPS PLUS. Excellent choice, Ross! Redecorating a home to make it your own is lots of fun, and...
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