• Aging-in-Place Remodeling

    Our Lamps Plus Professionals Team attended the 2007 Remodeling Show this past month in Las Vegas. They reported that there are still areas of growth within the remodeling sector. Aging-in-place remodels, which increase ease of accessibility and control for those with decreased dexterity, are becoming...
  • 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...
  • 176 Ceiling Lights Work Together

    This installation of 176 ceiling lights is currently on display in the lobby of a German Art School . Hung on a 11x14 meter curtain (about 1600 sq. feet), each light is positioned carefully to produce a precise, balanced composition. It's fantastisch! Check out the great photos...
  • Kathy Ireland in the House!

    We're excited to report that Kathy Ireland made a visit to the Lamps Plus West LA store yesterday. She even took photos with our store's personnel. Kathy was highlighting items from her Kathy Ireland Home Collection following by an MSNBC news crew. She will be featured in an upcoming...
  • Ingo Maurer at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

    If you want to see experimental lighting and happen to be in New York this Fall, check out Provoking Magic, the Ingo Maurer exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt museum . The exhibit opened on September 18th and is up until January 27th. Mauer is known for work that defies the separation between design and...
  • Find New Ideas at AIA's Mobius Conference

    Today is the opening of the American Institute of Architects first annual conference officially described as "a continuum of architecture, design, style, form, structure, and sustainability" at the Pacific Design Center here in Los Angeles. This should be a great place to encounter new ideas...
  • You Say it's Your Birthday...

    Thomas Alva Edison was born today, February 11th, in 1847. The electrical systems that we have today are based on the same functionality that Edison patented and explored throughout his career so it is a special day for those of us in the lighting field. I wonder what he would make of our modern world...
  • The World's Longest Running Light Bulb

    Incredibly, there is a light bulb in Livermore, California that has been burning since 1901. The aptly named Centennial Light serves as a nightlight for the firetrucks of the Livermore Fire Department. There is a live webcam on the official website of the Centennial Light . It has been declared the oldest...
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