• Get the Look: 3 Steps to Refined Traditional

    Refined Traditional is associated with the subtle straight lines, the opulence of brushed metal and a hint of luxury. This style is steadfast in tradition, yet is not stuffy, it suggests that you bring in a bit of luxe to juxtapose. Here is how you can re-create our Refined Traditional look in three...
  • 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...
  • An A-List Life on a C-List Budget

    Heaven knows we have all heard about champagne taste on a beer budget when watching home shows and DIY programs. Unfortunately, they never really show you the A-List Life on a C-List budget. Usually they show some “nice” room that costs around $20,000 and recreate it for $1500. Give me a...
  • Jonathan Adler Lamp Wall Sconce

    Who else but Jonathan Adler would think of taking the shape and profile of a table lamp and applying it to a wall sconce ? Well, someone must have done it before (right?), but not that I can recall. The sconce features a beautiful white ceramic glaze and a linen shade. Quirky modernist indeed! Jonathan...
  • Sconces for Home Theaters

    Lighting a room for home theater use can be challenging since you want some light but indirectly so it won't interfere with the light of the screen. Sconces are a great solution. You can either use low wattage bulbs or, even better, install a dimmer switch . You'll be able to move around the...
  • Polka Dots in Sophisticated Interiors

    Forget everything people told you about polka dots being juvenile and only worthy of a kitschy 1950s storyline. Yes, dots can look “whimsical” and childlike if done poorly, but who is going to tell Damien Hirst that his dot paintings that command millions belong in a nursery! This living...
  • Ooh La La! Limoges Porcelain Wall Sconces

    Looking for a stunning wall sconce , created from fine materials, skillfully crafted, unique but not flashy, intricate but not gaudy, available in a range of designs to fit your particular taste? Meet the Limoges Collection of porcelain wall sconces . Named for the French city famous for fine porcelain...
  • Luxury Interior Designer Sandra Espinet Shares Inspiration and Her Favorite Lamps Plus Lighting

    Luxury interior designer Sandra Espinet designs some of the finest estates in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Her signature look is sought out by clients looking for a coastal retreat with furnishings from around the globe. Besides designing for a high end clientele, Sandra can be found sharing her aesthetic...
  • 5 Design Tips From Hotels to Transform Your Home

    I love to travel -- maybe it is because I grew up in a military family where we moved all the time. For me the trip starts as soon as the ticket is booked or the route is mapped. I start researching the places which might be of interest. I ask for suggestions from friends via social media. However...
  • Powder Rooms with Pizzazz

    We all need them, but do we love them? Bathrooms are a necessity, unless of course you are a survivalist or outward bound type. Seriously, bathroom design can be challenging and if you have the luxury of a powder room at home you should make it shine. I will show you powder rooms with pizzazz and some...
  • Design Idea: Large Contemporary Wall Lights

    Large contemporary wall lights are everywhere and I am excited that they are getting more daring by the day. What I love is that they have become decorative works of art. In times past it seemed that people would invest in a fancy dining room chandelier that guests might see once a year and then just...
  • Romantic Bedooms at Nora Roberts’ Inn

    Bestselling author Nora Roberts recently opened an Inn in Boonsboro Maryland, filled with one-of-a-kind romantic bedrooms, charming accents, and a decorating scheme based on romantic literary lovers. Hotels can often be the inspiration for decorating - and the Inn BoonsBoro delivers! The Eve and Roarke...
  • 5 Tips for Staying Organized During Home Remodeling with Bettershelter

    This week we checked in with Steve Jones of bettershelter to see the progress of his traditional bungalow project. Everything was coming along nicely and he even had a calendar displayed to help everyone stay organized and on schedule during the process of home remodeling. I am sure many can attest to...
  • Designer Jennifer Hsu Offers Tips for Designing a Classic Nursery

    Interior designer Jennifer Hsu recently designed a nursery for her first baby. I fell in love with her clean, classic and refreshing design. Often nursery designs center too much on a theme and the design can become quickly dated after the child enters toddler years. Jennifer offers a few tips for designing...
  • Tips for Remodeling and Restoring Historical Homes with Design Vidal

    Karen and Guy Vidal run the design team Design Vidal , which is known for renovating and restoring historical homes and properties around Los Angeles. They have become the go-to expert for homeowners looking to restore their older beauty and apartment dwellers looking for a stylish and historically significant...
  • Dwell on Design 2011: HOT Picks

    Dwell on Design opened today at the Los Angeles Convention Center and I was eager to walk through and see some of the new products on display. These are my HOT picks from the show. Molo modular walls enable you to create an additional room or change the shape of a space in minutes. Accordion...
  • Besa Lighting Video

    The Besa Lighting company is known for its creative, contemporary designs using beautiful art glass. Besa wall sconces , pendant lights and accent lighting offer bright and colorful room accents for the modern home. We came across this video with company rep Jake Neal that lets you view Besa lighting...
  • Touring the 2012 Pasadena Show House

    Who doesn’t love a showcase house? It’s great to see what designers are doing, the latest trends and the ability to go into homes that are rarely open to the public. Of course not everybody has time to visit these houses, so I am bringing the house to you! The 2012 Pasadena Showcase House...
  • Meet Award-Winning Furniture & Lighting Designer Sergio Orozco

    Sergio Orozco is an award winning furniture and lighting designer based in New York. His designs are inspired by his international travel experiences. Today he discusses his love of music, major design inspirations and favorite indulgences. Please meet Sergio Orozco . MS : Many people might not know...
  • Four Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

    Have you ever been stumped for fireplace mantel decorating ideas? Seriously. I think " what to do with a blank mantel? " is one of the greatest unanswered questions of the universe. Right up there with "where did the extra socks in the dryer go? " Or "why do they...
  • Fall Home Decor Inspiration - Warm Gray Interiors

    Fall is one of my favorite seasons because it is so transitional, and seeking out fall home decor inspiration is something I love to do as the weather grows colder. Below in this blog and above in the image from Momo Living Online, we are taking a typically wintry color - gray - and showing you some...
  • Fall Lighting Ideas for Holiday Entertaining

    Autumn is the perfect time to start prepping for holiday entertaining. This season, let's take a look at a few fall lighting ideas. You may not realize that lighting is the reason why you feel the ambiance that you do; your guests feel safe in your outdoor home; and you safely prepare your meals...
  • The Many Styles of Wall Sconces

    Lighting should always be layered within a room, and the many styles of wall sconces in particular are an ideal way to add that layering with style. Decorative wall sconces are functional and offer different kinds of light depending upon the type of shades, bulbs and materials you choose. Wall...
  • Interior Design With Layers of Winter White

    Winter is here and we can all feel it! Those dropping temperatures cause us to retreat into the warm indoors, but the winter wonderland seen outdoors can be the inspiration for interior spaces. One way to pull off white paces in interior design is by including layers of texture like the ones seen in...
  • Lamps Plus Q&A with Katherine Power of Domaine Home

    Katherine Power is the co-founder of the multi-mediapublishing company Clique Media, which includes DomaineHome (home decor), WhoWhatWear (celebrity style and runway trends), and Byrdie (makeup and beauty). Clique Media's flagship site—WhoWhatWear.com—is the leading online platform for...
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