Lighting Blog

We’re Loving: Clean Linen Lampshades

By Ann Eckert | 09/18/2016

Linen lampshades have become oh-so popular, but did you know there are more linen lampshade fabrics than meets the eye? From rough, open weaves to finer, more elegant weaves, there is a linen lampshade for any room or function. Linen lampshade fabrics range in thickness and transparency, and we can recommend a fabric based on your illumination […]

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Featured Project: General Electric Meter Custom Lamp

By Ann Eckert | 08/02/2016

Click here if you want to learn more about our service of creating custom lamps. We love our customers, and the unique ideas they have for lamps. To commemorate the more than 30 years spent in the electric industry, one of our customers brought a General Electric meter to us to turn into a lamp. […]

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Custom Lampshade Trims

By Ann Eckert | 07/14/2016

Click here to learn more about our service creating custom lampshades.   We love creating custom designed lampshades for any project. From silks, linens, cottons, and handmade papers in your choice of colors, we offer a wide range of decorative trim options to provide a customized finishing touch to the lampshade. We most often see […]

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Let’s Get Nautical – It’s Summer!

By Ann Eckert | 06/09/2016

Click here to check out our service for affordably creating lampshades with the nautical map you choose! There isn’t an ocean or body of water that isn’t worth exploring! If you have visited our shop, or found us online, you have likely seen the many different styles and sizes of nautical lampshades that we offer […]

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Featured Project: Custom-Made Buoy Lamps

By Ann Eckert | 03/25/2016

Click here to find out more about our ability to create custom lamps for our customers. Many every day objects can be turned into a lamp – from glass and ceramic vases to candlesticks to firemen’s boots to Singer Sewing Machines to servers to sailboat blocks…we have made lamps from these objects and many more. […]

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3 Tools to Create A Custom Lampshade

By Ann Eckert | 02/29/2016

Would you like to know more about custom our service creating custom lampshades?

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Visual Comfort Dorchester Adjustable Club Table Lamp

By Ann Eckert | 02/25/2016

One of our favorite lamps in the store is the Dorchester Adjustable Club Table Lamp by Visual Comfort. It seems this lamp goes out of the store as soon as it comes in – into the hands of another happy customer. The Visual Comfort Dorchester Adjustable Club Table Lamp is a lamp you can place […]

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5 Favorite Visual Comfort Lanterns

By Ann Eckert | 02/22/2016

Lantern pendants remain popular, and we can’t seem to keep these in our store! These Lanterns created by Visual Comfort are versatile, and can create magic in any room. Visual Comfort is known for their lanterns, and below you can find five of our favorite Visual Comfort Lanterns. Visual Comfort Osborne Lantern The Osborne is […]

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Visual Comfort Moravian Star Pendant

By Ann Eckert | 02/15/2016

The still popular Visual Comfort E.F. Chapman Moravian Star pendant remains a statement piece. The star pendant’s shape and mirrored finish aligns with the Moroccan interior design craze, but is also a wonderful addition to many different styled rooms. We see this pendant hanging in a clean, white foyer, with pops of reds and oranges, and […]

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Currey & Company Rainforest Chandelier

By Ann Eckert | 09/14/2015

  The Currey and Company Rainforest Chandelier design feels like the canopy in a Rain Forest. The 14 lights, that are part of the design, are nestled in the wrought iron branches of the fixture. As you can see from the photo below, the Rain Forest Chandelier makes a wonderful statement in a wide variety […]

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Hubbardton Forge Cityscape LED Pendant

By Ann Eckert | 05/13/2015

Hubbardton Forge is a well established New England lighting manufacturer who craft the upmost chic and creative wrought iron lighting fixtures, and the CityScape LED Linear Pendant / Chandelier is one of their own designs. The CityScape fixture features polished aluminum rods with a glowing edge-lit LED guide plate. The mix of light and shadow is […]

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We are Still Boston Strong!

By Ann Eckert | 04/20/2015

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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