Don’t let our web presence fool you – lamps.com has been around for over a hundred years. How is that possible? Read about our humble beginnings and how we became the region’s industry-leading, premier lighting experts that we are today.
Timeline: The evolution of lamps.com
- 1914: Harry Horn takes over his uncle’s gas mantle store on South Street; switches from gas to electricity to form Harry Horn Electric Supply.
- 1996: Michael Kurland, Harry’s grandson and third-generation owner, refashions the thriving business and transforms it into Arch Street Lighting, an upscale lighting showroom in the Old City neighborhood.
- 2010: Lamps.com is born to do what the “big box stores” can’t - bring the intimate customer service, unique products, and fair prices from the showroom to the internet.
- 2010- Present: Lamps.com continues to set the standard and raise the bar in the lighting industry with one goal in mind: to bring the service, knowledge and dedication found in your local lighting showroom to the web, giving our customers the best shopping experience possible.