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Light in the age of political correctness

We tend to be attracted by those things that are forbidden: Ever since word got around that as of September the first phase of a EU norm resolved by the EU Commission comes into force banning certain types of lamps, many retailers are reporting a run on 100W bulbs, as they will be the first …

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Bright Ideas

With innovative design and superior function, these iconic lamps have stood the test of time Lamps are about more than mere illumination, and great design goes well beyond the bulb. A showpiece light fixture can not only warm up a room, but also complete a desired look. But choose carefully—trendy lamps can quickly appear dated, …

Secrets to a Well-Lit Room

The right lighting can make or break a room. Here, how to get it. Have you ever walked into a room and marveled at how the light was diffused? Probably not—and for good reason. When lighting is impeccable you hardly notice it. “If a room is lit the right way, everyone looks their best and …

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Secrets to a Well-Lit Room

The right lighting can make or break a room. Here, how to get it. Have you ever walked into a room and marveled at how the light was diffused? Probably not—and for good reason. When lighting is impeccable you hardly notice it. “If a room is lit the right way, everyone looks their best and …

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Lightbulb Buying Guide

Everything you need to know for smart shopping Written by Brooke Lea Foster Lighting a room can be one of the more challenging aspects of decorating and design—choosing a fixture you love is easier than knowing the difference between a halogen and an LED. The good news: Things are about to get easier. In January, …

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Top Design Trends from LampsUSA.com

Why settle for ordinary when you can choose a light that will impress your guests?  If you want to stop them in their track and get them talking, check out a few design trends for this year. Here are a few of the freshest designs that our customers love.  Now maybe these are a bit …

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Handling a Broken CFL Bulb on Hard Floors and Carpeting

CFL “Compact Fluorescent”  bulbs have flooded the market due to energy savings and long life. Though the bulbs help the environment in one way they can be harmful in another. The low energy need means less coal burning, which according to literature from LIPA, Long Island Power Authority creates 40 percent of mercury emissions in …

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Light up your home and your garden!

~*~*~*~*~ Lights – functional and pretty.  Here are a few lighting ideas for your home and your garden. ~*~*~*~*~ Airwick Scented Oil Warmers and Lights Airwick – oil and light in one Can a nightlight also make your home smell great?  You bet! The Air Wick Scented Oil Warmer is a little device that you …