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Modern Mexican Hacienda – Happy Cinco de Mayo!

By Ann Eckert | May 5, 2015

It’s Cinco de Mayo, and we’re celebrating at Concord Lamp & Shade by loading up on Mexican design inspiration. There are several signature elements of Mexican design including color-drenched rooms, antique wooden doors, adobe walls, ornate tiles and more. There is so much life and color found inside these homes, and the style mirrors the […]

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This & That: Woodbury Picture Lights from Hudson Valley

By Ann Eckert | April 27, 2015

If you haven’t been able to tell, we are BIG fans of the ocean and sailing. Heck, we are fans of everything nautical, including coastal cuisine! Perhaps you first connected our love for the sea through our incessant chatter about our nautical lampshades. Today we will hold off from raving about our nautical lampshades, so […]

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We’re Loving: Currey & Company’s Zara Torchiere Floor Lamps

By Ann Eckert | April 22, 2015

We spotted this photo over on the Currey & Company blog, and instantly fell in love with it. There is a timeless, century-old feel to this space, mixed with a super modern, feminine (Lilly Pulitzer?) vibe. One of the elements that creates this aged mystique is the Zara Torchiere floor lamps. These standout floor lamps […]

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We are Still Boston Strong!

By Ann Eckert | April 20, 2015

It’s hard to believe that two years have passed since the catastrophic Boston Marathon events of 2013. Even though a bit of justice has been served in the sense that Tsarnaev was found guilty on all counts, family and friends will always feel the pain and loss from those tragic events. The strength, support and resilience […]

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GIVEAWAY: Red Sox Baseball Lamp

By Ann Eckert | April 13, 2015

We’ve been waiting patiently all winter for the official kickoff of spring and summer…opening day at Fenway Park! Today they take on the Washington Nationals in their first home game of the season, and we couldn’t be more excited! To celebrate, we’re giving our Facebook community the chance to win our very own Red Sox […]

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This & That: New Canaan Wall Sconce and Chess Vanity Mirror

By Ann Eckert | April 10, 2015

We’re always talking about how much we love to see wall sconces in bathrooms because of the way they illuminate your face when you’re getting ready for the day. Remember, if you only have a light above your vanity, you’ll see stark shadows on your face! In today’s This & That, we’re honing in on […]

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We’re Loving: Home Renovation Feat. Currey & Company and Visual Comfort Lighting

By Ann Eckert | April 8, 2015

We’re getting closer to summer, folks, and that means warm summer days are near! Some are starting to think about cleaning up their summer homes, and doing some home renovations after the long winter. And after our winter, we’re sure some of you have some work to do! If you need inspiration, we stumbled across this […]

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We’re loving: Fancy Foyer Lights

By Ann Eckert | March 30, 2015

Making a great first impression is key, which is why it’s oh-so important for your foyer design to really rock! One of the most effective way to do this is choosing an eye-catching foyer lighting fixture. There are a range of foyer lights and foyer chandeliers in many shapes and finishes – from glass to […]

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Prep Your Summer Cottage with Nautical Lampshades

By Ann Eckert | March 25, 2015

Spring is here, and summer is around that corner (if you can believe it). Many New Englanders are thinking about getting their summer houses in order – spring cleaning, organizing and redesigning their summer spaces. One very popular way to add a new look to a room is with our collection of nautical lampshades. We […]

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Cool Ceilings for Your Light Fixtures

By Ann Eckert | March 20, 2015

Okay, so by now you know that we’re mildly obsessed with lamps, shades and all-things lighting. But as of late, we’ve been gushing over the extravagant ceiling designs we’ve seen in some of our favorite interior design magazines. It’s true – sometimes the ceiling is neglected and left rather blasé. A beautiful, ornate chandelier or […]

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This & That: Green and Gold Glenda Table Lamp

By Ann Eckert | March 16, 2015

“We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.” – Winston Churchill With my heritage rooted in England, I’ve always thought this quote was funny, especially when St. Patrick’s Day rolls around. Well, folks, St. Patrick’s Day is here again (tomorrow), and as they say, everyone is Irish on St. […]

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Friday Fill: A Lamp of Lemons

By Ann Eckert | March 13, 2015

Over the years we’ve seen customers create many memorable and creative gifts with our novelty fillable glass lamps. We “filled” you in on a few of these ideas in a previous blog post. We thought it would be fun to bring to life a new series on the blog called “Friday Fill”, centered around the myriad gift […]

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