• TV Host, Designer & Author Christopher Lowell Shares His Interior Motives and More

    Emmy Award-winning host and best selling author, Christopher Lowell's mix of practical advice and infectious enthusiasm has made him one of America's most recognized and trusted authorities in the home improvement category. Dubbed the Doctor of Design by U.S News & World Report, Christopher...
  • Table Lamp Featured on Apartment Therapy

    Apartment Therapy included one of our gorgeous table lamps in a recent post. Ceramic table lamps like these are perfect for Asian motifs and more formal traditional rooms, but they're also a smashing accent for chic, eclectic spaces. Browse our wide selection of beautifully crafted ceramic...
  • For All the Romantics Out There: Jessica McClintock

    Jessica McClintock is familiar to many as a fashion dress designer . Her specific niche is undeniably feminine frocks complete with lace trim, ruffles, and fabric rosettes. Now she has branched out and is designer lighting and home decor accessories. Check out the new Jessica McClintock line...
  • Elle Decor San Francisco Show House

    From the pages of the SFGate newspaper, I see that Elle Decor has unveiled a new show home full of designer decor and lighting. Article link . Located in San Francisco's St. Francis Wood neighborhood, the home embodies what Elle Decor Editor in Chief Michael Boodro calls the magazine's...
  • Four Unique Window Treatments

    I think that window treatments are a lot like jewelry. Some are subtle and serene. Some are simple and classic. And some are colorful and full-of-life. I'm an over-the-top jewelry wearer. I never met a pair of blingy, sparkly earrings I didn't like. I'm drawn to the unique, the...
  • Made By Girl Picks Some Lighting

    Inspired by lighting design in Jenna Lyon's townhouse (Jenna's the it-girl creative director for J. Crew), blogger Jen of Made By Girl went looking for some chandeliers and found some great selections on our site. Her favroite (a Schonbek crystal chandelier ) is shown above. Take a look at...
  • Favorite Feature on LampsPlus.com: Shop by Room!

    Shop by Room is one of my favorite features on LampsPlus.com . It's a showroom that's available at the ease of your fingertips, rather than having to drive all over town at traffic's mercy. Better yet, you can shop from over 2,500 showrooms rather than the limited dozen or so available at...
  • Keep the Holiday Decorating Spirit All Year Long

    With such a fun and familiar theme, decorating for the holidays is a snap. It's so easy to create a festive feel with colorful lighting and charming decorative objects. Now that the season is winding down, let's not lose that decorating momentum! Here's a tip: As you pack away the holiday...
  • Marry this Lamp: Pure Alabaster

    This torchiere table lamp from Martha Stewart's Lighting Collection is a keeper. Genuine alabaster, it has been carved into an uncomplicated, classical shape that defies trend. It's breathtaking when lit and it comes with a dimmer switch so it works for any occasion. A natural mineral...
  • Get The Look: Foyer Design

    I know you have been chomping at the bit to see some of my work. Today is your lucky day. While I pride myself on elegant interiors, beautiful foyer design can be achieved on your own if you follow some simple rules. First, make sure there is some form of a table for mail, keys, and lighting. Second...
  • 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...
  • Idea for Replacing Kitchen Fluorescents

    We recently got a great tip, that's both smart and stylish, from Nora, in Los Angeles. Fluorescent fixtures are commonly built into kitchens and bathrooms because they're incredibly energy-efficient and emit comfortable, ambient light. However, fluorescent lights usually don't offer...
  • Fleur-de-who?

    One theme you will constantly see in home furnishings is the fleur-de-lis. LampsPlus.com has over 100 items listed that feature this emblem. Actually you'll see the fleur-de-lis everywhere else you look from the Boy Scout emblem to the Da Vinci Code. This symbol has a long history and a variety...
  • Diane Keaton's Spanish Revival Home

    California Home+Design has an inside look at Diane Keaton's renovated home in Beverly Hills. Full of traditional fixtures , wrought iron accents and beautiful woodwork, the home is a wonderful example of L.A.'s Spanish Colonial Revival style of architecture. Built back in the1920's...
  • January Sale Starts Today!

    The Lamps Plus January Sale is on now! We decided to move up our post-holiday sale to help get you started on your new look for the New Year! Browse the January Sale online now and save 10%-50% off 100's of items. Sale ends January 24th. Post Update - this sale is ended, but we invite you to...
  • 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...
  • Rethink the Look of Your Guest Bath

    The bathroom needs plenty of even, shadow-free lighting for shaving, grooming, and applying makeup. In a smaller bath, mirror lights will illuminate the entire room, but in larger spaces an additional ceiling fixture is needed for general lighting. Placing light fixtures on each side of the above...
  • Vintage Wall Clock

    With the daylight savings change-over fast approaching, vintage clocks caught my eye. On the first Sunday in November, Nov. 4th, clocks will be set back one hour at 2:00 a.m. local daylight time to become 1:00 a.m. Managing your time is always difficult but staying on track should be made easier with...
  • A New Look in Track Lighting

    When you hear " track lighting " you probably think of a modern, contemporary look. New track heads from W.A.C. offer a more classic, traditional look. They come in an antique bronze finish and have an adjustable arm. A nice look for more traditional rooms. Check it out: W.A.C. Rialto...
  • Renovation Ideas - Bettershelter Traditional Bungalow: Part 1

    Steve Jones of bettershelter recently purchased a traditional bungalow that was in major despair. When I saw it for the first time the floors were barely in place and electric wires were hanging from the ceiling. It was very dark, dirty, and hard to envision someone living in the home at some point....
  • Sparkling Style with Floor Light Chandeliers

    Small mini-chandeliers are all the rage now, with designers using them for a dash of style everywhere from entry areas to bedrooms. Now a new collection has taken these small chandelier designs and suspended them from a floor lamp stand. The result is a bit of portable glamour that you can move from...
  • Are You Into Biophilia?

    Do you like to have as many plants and as much light as possible in every room you enter? Do natural patterns and textures make you feel relaxed and at ease? You may be into biophilia , a movement in architecture that explores mankind's love of nature. The phrase was coined by Harvard biologist...
  • An Aristocratic Look in Outdoor Lighting

    The classic, European look in outdoor lighting always seems to be in style. This new design from the John Timberland outdoor lighting collection perfectly captures the style. It features tastefully ornate detailing in the top crown filigree and handsome clear seedy glass. Just the thing for your castle...
  • Home Decor iPhone Wallpapers!

    You decorate your home - why not decorate your tech too? Here's a round up of some fun home decor iPhone wallpapers to give your cell phone a little more style. Many of these wallpapers are also available for the iPad too, if you really like to coordinate. I sure do! (The patterned ones above are...
  • Our Outdoor Bird Table Lamp Makes the Press

    We're not the only ones smitten with this bird accented outdoor table lamp; Family Circle like it, too! The oatmeal linen shade is weather resistant and, amazingly, this retro-cool lamp is UL listed for wet locations. Check out parents.com , Family Circle's website, for more home decor...
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