• Light up Your World with the Perfect Lamp

    Can the perfect lamp make a difference in a room? Absolutely. Accessories in a room are like the jewelry with an outfit and something that provides warmth and light as well as beauty is key. Choosing a style that fits you and the look you love from the amazing selection of lamps available today...
  • Industrial-Style Home Office Lamps

    Industrial home office lamps are more than just short light fixtures made of metal. Let’s take a peek at the variety we might discover when we ‘shop by style.’ If you are dedicated to a style, it might make sense to click the ‘shop by style’ option when searching...
  • Oh-La-La! Parisian-Inspired Décor

    To a Parisian, style is paramount. Parisian-inspired decor is characterized by attention to detail and is a reflection of the occupant's personal style. The French celebrate beauty in all aspects of their lives and this celebration is reflected in their interiors. A consistent theme in Parisian...
  • Smart Desk Lamps with Built-in USBs for Under $100

    ...Small space, big style with desk lamps that do more than just light up a desk I’m a fan of anything that does more than one thing. Maybe it’s because we are all expected to successfully manage more than one thing, or two things, or even five. So when I spied desk lamps for under...
  • Lamps Plus Announces 2013 Best Home Blog Award Winners

    Last month we asked you to weigh in on your favorite home décor blogs in four categories for our 2013 Best Home Blog Awards: Interior Design , DIY , Lifestyle and Family . Thousands of blogs were considered, one hundred were nominated, and only four were chosen! Your votes have been tallied...
  • 5 Bedside Table Lamps for All Tastes

    No matter what your bedroom decor style, there are bound to be bedside table lamps out there for you! I've rounded up 5 gorgeous bedrooms in 5 different styles (colorful, dramatic, romantic, traditional, and contemporary) and matched each with statement-making bedside table lamps from Lamps Plus...
  • Most Popular - A Look at What's Well Liked

    Now that we've had our product review feature available for about 6 months, I thought it would be interesting to see which products were getting the most responses. Here some of the results: Most Reviewed: This Mission-style table lamp with a nightlight feature currently has had the most reviews...
  • 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...
  • Which of These Robert Abbey Table Lamps is Your Favorite?

    We recently added a big collection of ceramic table lamps from Robert Abbey to the site. They feature a graceful contoured base and a crisp white dupioni shade. Best of all, they come in almost every color under the sun! There are two sizes and three finishes available on the beveled stand. I really...
  • Opening Day

    Every year in spring we get a fresh start for the new year. Our scores are yet to be determined and we can hope for a better performance for the year. We no longer have to think about what did or didn't happen last season, we can simply plan for the performance ahead. Opening Day of Major League...
  • Oscar De La Renta's 2008 Spring/Summer Collection

    I found this video from Oscar de la Renta's Spring/Summer 2008 runway show. It made me go back and look to see how his understanding of color and fabrics has been translated into the line of Oscar De La Renta table lamps we carry. Post Update: Oscar De La Renta table lamps are no longer available...
  • 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...
  • Asian-Inspired Home Decor to Spice Things Up

    The Olympics in China have been a visual feast so far. With the spectacular opening ceremonies and all of the images of Beijing, I'm inspired to post a couple ideas for working a little Eastern flavor into an interior. These great boxes, made with reclaimed walnut shells, are a quick, inexpensive...
  • Don't Miss this Rerun

    In November a documentary on design called "Objectified" aired on PBS. One of the designers interviewed is Karim Rashid, whose lamp designs we feature on our site. I missed the original airing but came across it on the PBS website today. Hopefully PBS will rebroadcast it soon so stay...
  • 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...
  • Light in Odd Places

    Sometimes you have a lighting need that doesn't fit with any conventional solution. The most perplexing of problems often need the most flexible solutions so here are some of our most flexible, bendable lights: LED tape lights (see above) - This product can be used for baseboards, under cabinets...
  • Citizen Decorating: Your Photo Submissions

    Last fall we decided to add more product information to our site by posting feedback from past purchasers. One of the neatest things to spring out of this is the photo submissions we've been receiving. This photo comes from a review submitted by saguarosam in Sedona, AZ. I like the way the patina...
  • LAMPS PLUS Voted Best in Orange County

    Thank you Orange County! The O.C. Register has announced the results of its 16th annual " The Best of Orange County " people's choice awards. The Brea Lamps Plus store , the Laguna Hills Lamps Plus store , and the Lamps Plus in Orange, were voted the Best Lighting/Lamp/Fan Stores . ...
  • 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?
  • What Is Tiffany Style Glass?

    Tiffany lamps and lighting fixtures represent a classic American style. Popularized by artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany in the late 1890s, these lamps feature brightly colored pieces of opalescent glass. In the production process, the pattern for the lamp is drawn out and colored glass...
  • Clear Furniture: When Less is More

    Clear furniture gives rooms an uncluttered and spacious feel. Even if space is not a concern, the shine of clear furnishings and accessories is uniquely beautiful. Translucent materials like acrylic and glass create an environment that looks sleek and modern. Their clean simplicity helps balance ornate...
  • Purple Passion

    The colorful, jewelry-like look of this purple table lamp from our Bijoux Collection caught the eye of the Woman's World editors putting together the January 7, 2008 edition. It fits so nicely into their theme that you can see why.
  • More on the Glowing Green Theme

    Take a closer look at this glass table lamp that was featured in Ty Pennington's "At Home" magazine . They switched to a white lamp shade for the photo shoot, which gives it a more formal feel. The coolest feature of this $35 table lamp has to be the nightlight. It's just a fun way...
  • Getting Noticed

    Our Light Column Paper Shade Table Lamp caught the eye of Nick Olsen. He's "The Deal Hunter" of Domino Magazine's always absorbing blog. See his post here . Depending on whether you want to use this lamp as an accent or reading light, you may need to experiment a little with different...
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