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

Guide to Bedroom Lighting

Guide to Bedroom Lighting

Your bedroom should serve as a tranquil sanctuary—a warm and inviting place where you can escape, relax and rest. More than just a calming spot to lie your head, the ideal bedroom also often contains dedicated areas for tasks such

Floor Lamp Style Guide

Floor Lamp Style Guide

We love floor lamps because they offer an easy, portable lighting solution. Here’s why: they don’t require you to hire an electrician, so you save on the cost of installation. They also save space, and can be moved around at

Q & A with Brepurposed – After the One Room Challenge

Q & A with Brepurposed – After the One Room Challenge

For this fall’s One Room Challenge, we teamed up with Bre from Brepurposed, a DIY, design and crafting blog. Over the course of 6 weeks, Bre designed and implemented a laundry room makeover for the challenge. We were thrilled to

Landscape Lighting Tips and Ideas

Landscape Lighting Tips and Ideas

Having the right outdoor lighting is key not only to amping up your home’s curb appeal, but also to creating a safe environment for your family, guests and neighbors. You want your home to be beautifully lit, as opposed to

What are Lumens?

What are Lumens?

“Lumens” is a term we often hear when talking about lighting. But what is a lumen, exactly? And how do you know how many you need to properly illuminate your space? Here are the most important facts about lumens and

Three Design Trends to Get Your Home Ready for Fall

Three Design Trends to Get Your Home Ready for Fall

Fall is here and it’s time to break out the cozy home decor to transition into fall. Not only does the start of fall bring a change of scenery and cooler temperatures, the design trends that come with the new season

How to Choose Pendant Lighting for Your Kitchen

How to Choose Pendant Lighting for Your Kitchen

Where do you spend most of your time at home? For many people, it’s their kitchen. Kitchens have become the heart of the home. It’s the primary place where people cook, eat, and gather. Because of this, kitchen lighting needs to