• Hang 10 - A Musing on Stylish Things That Hang

    Don’t worry, Hang 10 is not about surfing or a misty look back at the end of summer, rather a musing on stylish things that hang. The other day I began to notice just how many people are glued, with downcast eyes, to their smart phones. Oblivious to those around, these people live in a world reduced...
  • Lighting for Nighttime Weddings

    Over the weekend, a friend asked me about lighting for a backyard wedding. Then I stumbled upon the intriguing photograph of an Indian wedding procession below: Photo by Kevin Frayer is courtesy the Associated Press and Boston.com So how do you create a romantic atmosphere at an outdoor evening...
  • LAMPS PLUS Swag Chandelier in Better Homes and Gardens

    One of our swag style chandeliers was featured in the April issue of Better Homes and Gardens (see the "All About Color" spread on page 24). The pretty green design is one of our custom-printed giclee shades, the Stacy Garcia African Lily Spring . Swag chandeliers are easy-to-install because...
  • Swag It with Stylish Ribbons

    Our new swag style chandeliers feature a drum shade hand-wrapped with ribbon. They're swag style, so they are easy to install and move about, and the ribbon shades make a soft and contemporary room accent. Pictured here is the caramel version, but they also come in red , pink , silver-gray and...
  • Swag It!

    Swag chandelier lighting is a great option for when you don't have any ceiling junction boxes handy and you want to install overhead lighting. These chandeliers hang from hooks you install in the ceiling and can be plugged into any nearby outlet. Many of the designs have a cool retro look,...
  • Make Your Own Lighting - A DIY Chandelier Project

    Lamps Plus just launched a brand new product that makes it easy to make your own lighting - a lamp shade adapter! A DIY chandelier project is now not only possible, but simple too. It's easy to create your own swag light by pairing our hanging swag adaptor with a stylish lampshade that suits your...
  • We're Mad for Mad Men's Swag Chandelier!

    Mad Men fans - did you catch Don Draper's new digs? His swanky apartment on Manhattan's Upper East side boasts stunning Mid-Century design, taking inspiration from the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. But my favorite part of this new space is by far the lighting - especially the stunning blue...
  • Renters Do the Swag

    Blog Apartment Therapy points out what a great choice swag lighting is for renters: Overhead Lighting for Renters: Swag Lamps . The post mentions how easy it is to install swag lighting; all you need is a ceiling hook to hang the lamp and there's no worry about electrical wiring. When you move...
  • Stacy Garcia Swag Lamp Sweepstakes Giveaway

    LAMPS PLUS is sponsoring a sweepstakes in Home Magazine for you to win one of ten Stacy Garcia giclee pattern plug-in swag chandeliers. Just visit the Stacy Garcia sweepstakes page at PointClickHome.com and fill out the entry form. The sweepstakes ends November 11th at noon, Eastern time. After you...
  • Oneida uses Giclee Lighting to Create Colorful In-Store Display

    Oneida's designers got colorific with this display for their Spring/Summer collection of Fiesta flatware. They'll be unveiling it next week at their Madison Avenue Showroom. Oneida's tagline is "Bring life to the table", and I think they've succeeded here! To punctuate this...
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