How to Use Wood Accents in Your Home

How to Use Wood Accents in Your Home

One of the most prominent trends we’re seeing in 2017 is the use of wood as a design element. Whether it be with lighting, furniture, or decorative accessories, wood accents are a great way to incorporate warmth and natural beauty

Understanding the Layers of Light

Understanding the Layers of Light

Understanding the Layers of Light The key to good lighting design is understanding the layers of light. Lighting has multiple purposes, which can be described as ambient, focal and decorative. Multiple direct and indirect light sources are needed to properly

Track Lighting Buying Guide

Track Lighting Buying Guide

“Equally adept at lighting small spaces and big rooms, track lighting is adaptable as well as easy to install.” – BHG.com   Track lighting is a super versatile and convenient lighting solution for a wide range of spaces, and is

Four Home Decor Trends That Will Be Huge This Year

Four Home Decor Trends That Will Be Huge This Year

According to the new releases at the Dallas Lighting Show.   Twice a year, brands and designers gather at the Dallas Lighting Show to debut new collections and innovative lighting solutions. Our Design Team attends each show so we can

Recessed Lighting for Exteriors

Recessed Lighting for Exteriors

Outdoor lighting can sometimes get overlooked, but it should always be an important part of your lighting plan. Be sure your home is safe and secure by installing recessed outdoor and exterior lighting. Here are some tips on how to properly

The Best Lighting For a Home Office

The Best Lighting For a Home Office

Our guide for how to light up a home office provided guidelines and tips for choosing the best light for your workspace. Now we are sharing are some of the most frequently asked questions about choosing the best lighting for

Destination Nursery Gives Blogger the Playroom of Her Dreams

Destination Nursery Gives Blogger the Playroom of Her Dreams

Plus, tips for how to style and design a playroom. Designing a playroom for your children is an exciting time for any parent, but it can also be very stressful! You want the space to be practical and feasible, yet

The Best Tips for Layering Rugs

The Best Tips for Layering Rugs

Winter is the season for layers. We are all about layering our clothes, blankets and throws. But did you ever consider layering the rugs on your floor? You can mix and match colors, patterns and textures to give your space

Best Bets for Bathroom Lighting

Best Bets for Bathroom Lighting

When it comes to creating a lighting design plan for the home, bathrooms can often fall by the wayside. This can sometimes lead to a dimly lit space with too little light at the mirror and a single ceiling fixture meant to illuminate

Best Portable Lights

Best Portable Lights

Everyone needs portable lighting from time to time, whether you are reading a book or working on a do-it-yourself project or favorite hobby. Portable lighting gives you the creative freedom to reorganize light as you rearrange furniture. Portable outdoor lighting

Kitchen Lighting Ideas & Inspiration

Kitchen Lighting Ideas & Inspiration

Choosing the proper lighting design for your kitchen should be top priority. After all, the kitchen is the heart of the home and usually the busiest room—where you and your family prepare meals, visit with friends, complete homework, read the

Lamp Styles

Lamp Styles

Table lamps are necessary for both ample illumination and great design everywhere from the living room to the bedroom. From modern to traditional and elegant to bejeweled, here are five of our top table lamp designs for the season.  

Guide to Foyer Lighting

Guide to Foyer Lighting

First impressions are important, and nowhere is that more essential than when a guest walks into your home. The foyer is usually the first place someone sees when they visit your residence, so whether you choose to create a warm

How to Light a Home Office

How to Light a Home Office

When it comes to setting up and organizing a workspace in your home, making sure you have the proper lighting fixtures is just as important as choosing a desk and chair. It’s probably even more crucial, as inadequate lighting can

Tips for Lighting Up Your Bar with Pendants

Tips for Lighting Up Your Bar with Pendants

Ideas for how to spruce up your bar for the New Year Having your very own at-home bar makes hosting and entertaining a given. It brings people together and allows for guests to congregate in one central area. In short, it’s

Recessed Lighting Guide

Recessed Lighting Guide

Looking to update and illuminate your home? Recessed lighting is key. Recessed lighting offers the advantage of having a hidden and energy-efficient light source, but can often be unsightly and unflattering if done wrong. We’re sharing the information you need to know

Guide to Dining Room Lighting

Guide to Dining Room Lighting

The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but for those who enjoy celebratory meals with friends and family, the dining room is equally important—particularly when the holidays roll around. The proper dining room lighting design can make the

Giving the Gift of Light with Habitat for Humanity

Giving the Gift of Light with Habitat for Humanity

  Light is one of the most vital resources in a home, yet it is so often taken for granted. This holiday season, we are giving to those in need of light. Lamps.com is donating light fixtures to Habitat for

Guide To Living Room Lighting

Guide To Living Room Lighting

Stylish Living Room Lighting Guide   Creating a dreamy space doesn’t have to be difficult, especially with this handy living room lighting guide. The living room is one of the most frequently used spaces in a home—where the family gathers

Guide to UL Ratings

Guide to UL Ratings

  A guide to everything you need to know about lighting safety ratings. In lighting, we often hear confusing terms like “UL Listed” and “UL Rated” thrown around. But what do the terms actually mean? And what do we really