Learn all about bedroom lamps and living room lamps, including floor lamps, table lamps, desk lamps and more.
Read this handy guide to all types of lamps and which ones to use for specific purposes.
Floor lamps are tall standing lamps designed to stand on the floor and position light higher in the room. They include a weighted floor lamp base, a tall pole and a lampshade on top.
Learn everything there is to know about tall standing floor lamps in this ultimate guide.
Table lamps add a splash of color and light to almost any room. In this helpful article we explore the types of table lamps, their styles and uses.
Add a table lamp to a room, next to a chair or couch, or in a corner, or a pair of them perhaps, and you'll instantly create a comfortable relaxed environment.
Tiffany lamps feature stained glass pieces arranged to form a lamp shade, which usually is found on a tiffany table lamp or floor lamp, but also can be used on a tiffany light fixture.
Learn about this beautiful decorative craft and why we love tiffany lamps so much.
The right desk lamp can be a helpful tool for your office, library, or study room. These lamps do more than just provide lighting, they can also create an environment best suited for working without straining and stressing the eyes.
A good desk lamp should possess the perfect balance of function and form, and holds the necessary features that are best suited for your tasks.
In this light fixtures infographic guide, we help you to understand lighting fixtures and how to choose lighting for your home or business.
This visual lighting guide will take you on a tour of the light fixtures available, which ones to select for each room and how to combine them together.
Discover the secret your designer may not want you to know about: artwork looks 100% better with a little accent light focused on it. With the correct kind of lamp, what used to be an overlooked piece in your living area is transformed to become the central point. The subtle light that such lamps emit is perfect in highlighting key objects or focal areas in the room.
Lamp finials are in one sense a crowning ornament and yet they are also that practical little detail that simply cannot be forgotten. Lamp finials can be that extra piece of decor that adds the final touch to a room, but what is a lamp finial? A lamp finial is a decorative piece that screws onto the top of the lamp that holds the lampshade in place. While most people don’t give a second thought to this piece, there are many different designs and styles to choose from that can completely change the look of your lamp.
Go organic with a stunning salt lamp or two for your home! These ingenious salt lamps use real salt crystals, harvested from the Himalayan foothills.
The salt crystals glow with warmth when the light is on, causing the salt lamp to release negative ions. Read on for the benefits of ionized salt lamps.
Are you having trouble sewing, reading, or typing because of inadequate and incorrect lighting? A task lamp should allow you to do these intricate and detailed work with the least amount of eye strain and fatigue.
Task lamps have been specially designed so that you get proper illumination. Learn more about desk lamps.
America's best wood lamp finials are handcrafted by Picinae Studios because they specialize in creating infinite design possibilities using the natural characteristics of wood. Their designs highlight the natural beauty of wood, and create an artistic appeal that complements other fine surroundings. Each piece that’s made is numbered and signed, giving it its own identity with its own unique wood color and grains. They are cut free-hand, and highly polished to add depth, clarity and tactile quality.
The woods are selected for their color, grain and natural properties like durability, malleability, hardness and weight. Most of the woods come from local mills in North America, like Maple, Cherry and Black Walnut. Other woods used are Bocote, Morado, Ebonies and Cocobolo.
Bet you never knew that light could change the way you felt about things. It’s actually a scientifically proven fact; light affects the release of hormones in your body, mainly those that control your sleep-wake cycle, which is why it’s a lot easier to fall asleep with the lights off.
More importantly, light can also have some bearing on your mood. In fact, lack of regular exposure to sunlight has been known to lead to seasonal affective disorder.
CFLs perform best in open fixtures that allow airflow, such as table and floor lamps, wall sconces, pendants, and outdoor fixtures. For recessed fixtures, it is better to use a reflector CFL than a spiral CFL since the design of the reflector evenly distributes the light down to your task area. If a light fixture is connected to a dimmer or three-way socket fixture, you'll need to use a special ENERGY STAR qualified CFL designed to work in these applications. Make sure to look for CFLs that specify use with dimmers or three-way fixtures.