This Is the Lighting System That Gets Me Through Winter
It helps me brave the cold, dark winter.
Dec 26, 2021
The Best Christmas String Lights for Every Part of Your Home
It's time to deck the halls!
Dec 9, 2021
This $22 IKEA Lamp Is the Perfect Dupe for a Much More Expensive Fancy Sconce
To the tune of about 90 percent less but still luxe-looking!
Dec 1, 2021
Two Friends’ Minimal Brooklyn 'Bachelor Pad' Lights Up Neon At Night
These two artists created a versatile home space for art making and showing off their tour posters.
Nov 30, 2021
You’re Probably Making This Mistake With Your Lighting at Home — Here’s How to Fix It
If you’ve ever sat in a waiting room under the harsh glow of a fluorescent fixture, then you likely know the power of a bad light bulb.
Nov 1, 2021
If You Love the Whimsical "Blobject" Home Trend, Then This New Collab Is For You
Designer lighting starting at just $148!
Oct 29, 2021
I Love This Lamp and Yes, #TikTokMadeMeBuyIt
This viral levitating lamp definitely lives up to the hype.
Oct 29, 2021
10 Gorgeous Decor Finds from Apt2B Under $100 (Yes, You Read That Right!)
We're talking everything from clocks to throw blankets to vases.
Oct 25, 2021
5 Lighting Mistakes That Might Be Hurting Your Home Sale
Here's what to avoid.
Oct 20, 2021
This Simple, Stylish DIY Pendant Lantern Hack Costs Less Than $150
From Elizabeth Van Lierde of The College Housewife!
Oct 18, 2021
This Multi-Story Chandelier Is Almost as Glamorous as Beyoncé
The magnificent chandelier takes the crown in the Instagram snap (second to Queen Bey, of course).
Oct 13, 2021
7 Lighting Trends You're Going to Be Obsessed with in 2022
According to designers!
Oct 12, 2021
Target Is Selling Spooky Neon Signs for Halloween
Turn your home into the creepiest, spooktacular fun house on the block.
Oct 11, 2021
I Tested Those Viral TikTok TV LED Lights — Here Are My Thoughts
Do they really live up to the hype?
Sep 14, 2021
9 Lamps That Are so Beautiful, They Look Like Art
Allow us to show you the light...
Sep 13, 2021
This DIY Gives You the Lights You Want, Wherever You Want Them
Get the look of overhead lighting, without hiring an electrician.
Sep 13, 2021
The Lamp Trend We're Seeing Everywhere in House Tours
It's brilliant!
Sep 6, 2021
Lizzo’s Sputnik Chandelier Makes an Explosive Statement In Her Living Room
It's one of a kind, attention-grabbing, and sure to set trends, just like Lizzo.
Sep 3, 2021
These Are the Most Stylish Lamps You Can Buy From Etsy Right Now
~Let there be light.~
Aug 29, 2021
5 Must-Haves from West Elm’s Massive Warehouse Sale
Feast your eyes on some of the best savings of the year!
Aug 9, 2021
The Best Small Space Lighting From IKEA
Every piece is under $65!
Jul 2, 2021
6 Tower Fans That’ll Keep You Cool For the Summer
Cool, crisp air awaits.
Jun 18, 2021
One Good Thing: One Easy Way To Hang String Lights, No Matter Your Outdoor Setup
Welcome back to One Good Thing @ HOME! This week we’re outdoors again and I’m sharing my best tip for quickly setting up some cool outdoor lighting with bamboo poles and rubber “connectors.” String lights are great outdoors in the warm weather, but if you don’t have a way to hang them, it can be a real pain in the butt. My tripod solution is a really nice all around solution that will work anywhere you need support, and it will cost you very little.
Jun 3, 2021
This Floating Moon Lamp Is Out of This World
You'll be over the moon about it.
Jun 3, 2021
The Fixture That Totally Transformed My Living Room
An actual Serge Mouille fixture will set you back a whopping $7,000, but one writer found a stellar stand-in.
May 24, 2021
8 Unique String Light Styles to Brighten Up Your Space Both Inside and Out
Looking for a stylish alternative to Edison bulbs or fairy lights? We’ve got you covered all year long.
May 20, 2021
From Floor Lamps to Chandeliers, These Lighting Trends Will Brighten Up 2021
A new report breaks down the top lighting trends for the year.
Apr 3, 2021
The Lasting Allure of the Banker’s Lamp
It’s the green desk lamp that’s like “comfort food for your desk.”
Mar 21, 2021
The 9 Best Living Room Lights on Amazon for Under $100
According to interior designers!
Mar 17, 2021
Sunset Projection Lamps Are Trending, and They’re As Instagrammable As the Real Thing
This lamp is Instagram-worthy.
Mar 12, 2021
9 Ceramic Lamps That'll Make Any Room Feel Like a Modern Art Museum
Bring the spirit of modern art into your own home with lighting.
Feb 27, 2021
This Lighting Trend Is Seriously Perfect For Working From Home
If your WFH setup could use more mobility, consider these stylish portable lamps.
Feb 24, 2021
4 Under Counter Lighting Solutions That’ll Brighten Up Your Kitchen in Minutes
This lighting fix is a dream for renters (and homeowners!).
Feb 22, 2021
One Common Thing You Have to Clean Now (That Your Parents Didn't)
In the age of robot vacuums, it's easy to admit that modern housekeeping requires far less effort than it did for previous generations. That's why this one exception — of something new that we have to clean more that our parents did — stands out.
Feb 19, 2021
One Good Thing: A Magic Nightlight That I Call Eufy
Hey! I’m back after a nice break with a new episode of One Good Thing! It’s a brand new day in the night light world, thanks to these neat little motion sensor devices Maxwell discovered on an AirBnB stay over a year ago. A step up from the night lights you remember as a kid, these versions turn off automatically and don’t require an outlet. Ps.
Feb 11, 2021
Light Up Your Kids’ Workspaces With These Desk Lamps
What’s a work space without proper lighting? While you may have your desk tricked out with a sleek modern lamp, it’s worth considering the light your kids are working with, too, when it comes to their crafts and homework. Lighting can make a huge difference—not just with visibility—but in setting the proper atmosphere, whether you’d like it to be relaxing or studious.
Jan 2, 2021
The Best Furniture and Decor Finds AT Editors Bought in 2020
We reinvented our spaces in big and small ways.
Dec 24, 2020
What is a Moravian Star and How Do I Use It in My Home Decor?
All about the origins of these funky geometric shapes.
Jun 3, 2020
You’re an Adult—It’s Time to Upgrade This Dorm Room Staple
Five designers share the best and the brightest replacement lamps for torchieres.
Sep 17, 2020
Mushroom Lamps Are Suddenly Everywhere—Here’s Where to Snag One for Less
With their swirled glass form and unique shape, they’re at once understated and statement pieces.
Sep 9, 2020
This Interactive Cloud Lamp Changes Color When You Sync it to Music
Rainbow rave time!
Aug 31, 2020
I Bought IKEA’s Most Iconic Lighting Fixture—And It Was All Wrong for My Bedroom
Here's how to "try" lighting before you buy it!
Aug 26, 2020
10 of Our Favorite Sources for Mid-Century Modern Lighting
Sputnik chandeliers, orb sconces—could we love you anymore?
Aug 7, 2020
How To: Make a Glittering Lightscape
Glow and Behold. We first saw this sparkling lightscape last year in the now-defunct Blueprint. It’s a lovely neutral and crystalline color palette. Click below for details on how to do this project using Christmas lights and canvas…• Paint a stretched canvas from an art-supply store in your desired color.• Plot out your design in pencil on the back, keeping dots a half-inch apart.
Jul 17, 2020
An Easy 5-Minute Upgrade for Lazy Home Improvers (and Renters)
Good design is in the details—no matter how small. Today we’re here to shine the light (pun intended) on those white plastic light switch plates that are so commonplace, they’re often overlooked as permanent fixtures. No matter what your style, we promise there’s a wall plate that complements your home design better than the existing smudge-prone standard. All you need is a screwdriver and a few bucks, so start swapping.
Jul 17, 2020
This Weekend: A Tiny Tweak to Save Your Sanity (& Boost Your Vanity)
In an ideal world, everything in your home comes together as a harmonious whole, working collectively to make you and your space look and feel the best it can. When this one thing is off, the effect is disorienting and just plain uncomfortable. Adjust Your Current Set Up: Your goal is to set up variable light: the flexibility to tone down glaring overheads that make you wide-eyed and crazy, and add just enough light just where you need it at the time.
Jul 17, 2020
Unconventional Ideas for Bedroom Lighting
Bedside lamps or sconces are the norm in most homes, but space constraints or a flair for drama might lead someone to take a different approach. Here are ten bedrooms that where the “mood lighting” is tasteful, unique, and inspiring. Liz’s bedroom uses globe lights clustered in a corner to add an ethereal quality to the bedroom. Lighting doubles as artwork over the bed in a North London home.
Jul 17, 2020
Stylist Secrets: Soften Your Spaces With Shapely Circles
Can a shape really impact the way your home feels? Anyone who’s ever been in a room where all the furniture is sharp with straight lines knows it feels quite different to a room where pillows and other objects have organic forms and uneven edges. This year, if you want to add more comfort and energy to your space, consider adding more objects with a circular shape to your home.
Jul 17, 2020
This $13 Find is My Secret to a Better Looking Dining or Living Room
One item can completely transform a room!
Jul 16, 2020
This ‘Worldly’ DIY Lighting Trend Is Taking Over Pinterest
We’d all love to travel the world, but sometimes you need to settle for curling up at home. So when we saw that people were turning vintage globes into pendant lights, we decided to comb Pinterest—and all the crafty people there—to see a variety of different worldly creations out there.
Jul 16, 2020
Back to Work: Desk Lamp Shopping Guide
Do we really ever grow out of the ‘back to school’ routine? I think for many of us, September will always mark that time. Even if you’re not in school or sending any of your mini-me’s off to learn, it’s still a great time of year to regroup and re-organize your working space.
Jul 6, 2020
This $18 IKEA Item Is One of Instagram’s Hottest Trends Right Now
That price even includes a lightbulb!
Jul 3, 2020
DIY Project Idea: How To Make a Lamp Out of Anything
The key to making a table lamp is finding the correct socket set-up and mount. Some readymade kits already exist but, otherwise, you have to figure out what works best for your chosen vessel-turned-lamp base. I myself had a random wooden vase/candleholder that perfectly accommodated a basic globe shade from the hardware store. It was screaming to become a lamp, and I was more than happy to oblige.
Jun 24, 2020
10 Desk Lamps That are Perfect for Your Home Office (Or Reading Nook)
Never underestimate the importance of a well-lit work space.
Jun 10, 2020
Best Bargain Buys: 10 Stylish Lamps Under $100
It comes as no surprise that the phrase “lighting is everything” is commonly heard in the world of interior design. No matter how lovely a home is, how stylish or well arranged a living room, if the lighting leaves something to be desired, all that charm can quickly lose its luster. During daylight hours a lamp serves as an accessory to a room much in the way jewelry is to an outfit, but when night falls and the lamps turn on, we rely on them to create ambiance.
Jun 9, 2020
These $31 Plug-In Amazon Pendant Lights Saved My Sad, Dark Living Room
They took 15 minutes to install and literally light up my life.
May 24, 2020
Basement Apartments: Tips for Creating Light & Spaciousness
As the economy continues to putter along, city dwellers are finding cheaper ways to live. While some have decided to move out of the city, others have decided to move below it. Once considered dark and undesirable, English basement apartments are now appealing to those who want to stay conveniently located in the city with a smaller budget. English basements may now be attracting thrifty professionals, but that doesn’t change the fact that they’re still dark.
May 7, 2020
DIY Success Story: Lindsey Adelman’s ‘You Make It Chandelier’ by Violaine & Gaëtan
In Violaine & Gaetan’s House Tour, it is hard to miss the cool and weirdly shaped brass chandelier that is hanging from the dining room ceiling. It happens to be Lindsey Adelman’s You Make It Chandelier, and you can have one, too. It’s relatively simple according to Gaetan: “Everything is explained clearly on Lindsey’s website. You have to be precise and meticulous when assembling all the pieces together. It’s an electric device after all.
Apr 14, 2020
Those Cute Soy Sauce Fish That Come With Your Sushi Are Now Sustainable Lamps
We're craving spicy tuna right about now.
Mar 15, 2020
Our Best Advice: Master These 4 Decor Skills & Up the Ante on Any Room
If you’re interested in making your home beautiful, useful and just plain fun to be in, there are some basics of design you need to know. The good news? Once you learn this stuff, you’ll be able to use it in any room, in any home, forever. We’ll help you get started. C’mon. Good lighting is and always will be a make-or-break element to any room and it’s so easy to get right!
Mar 11, 2020
The Most Beautiful Copper Things for Your Home
Lately, we can’t get enough of the warm glow of copper. It has the luxe feel of gold, with just a touch of the unexpected. And a little bit of copper goes a long way —just one of these things would be enough to add the perfect bit of shine to any room. You can polish your copper objects to keep them shiny, or leave them on their own to develop a natural patina. TOP ROW: 1. CLICK Shelf in Copper, €2,400 from New Tendency 2.
Mar 11, 2020
How To Properly Light a Kitchen
The kitchen: it’s the laboratory of the home, where we “work” to create meals for ourselves and those we live with. Conversely, it’s also often the social hub of the home, where friends gather at parties or even where you might like to hang out solo, just reading a book or listening to the radio. With these dual purposes in mind, it’s often tricky to strike the right lighting balance.
Mar 11, 2020
The Pros & Cons of a Bright vs. Dark Home Office
Perusing photos of great looking home offices is one of our favorite pastimes. It’s easy to get inspired and dream about what our next home office will be like. Personally we tend to be drawn to bright light filled spaces, but that is not to say that the darker home office does not hold any appeal, especially when faced with what we like to dub, “the afternoon squintathon.
Mar 11, 2020
Dyson is Having a Sale on Their Air Purifying Fan, Just in Time for Allergy Season
It's an air purifier, fan, AND heater in one.
Mar 9, 2020
Style on a Budget: 10 Sources for Good, Cheap Lighting
Bad lighting can date a house. Fortunately, lighting is something that can be updated with a quick weekend project, and you don’t have to spend a lot of money to do it. Lighting can also be the item that comes at the end of a remodel when money is tight and you need some less expensive, stylish options. Here are 10 companies providing bright and functional lighting at reasonable prices. 1.
Feb 22, 2020
Bring Home a Bit of Oscars Glam with This $50 Nebula Lamp
Reviewers call it “mesmerizing,” “calming,” “a great gift for anyone,” and “one of those drunken amazon purchases which I really liked!”
Feb 9, 2020
IKEA’s $70 Pendant Lamp Makes Magic Wherever You Put It
You can never go wrong with a SINNERLIG.
Feb 8, 2020
Dyson’s New Lamp Has a Setting For Every Mood, Promises to Last 60 Years
It automatically adjusts to your situation, even factoring in your age.
Jan 31, 2020
These 5 Rooms Explain Why We’re So Obsessed with Pharmacy Lamps
Let us count the ways.
Jan 14, 2020