13 DIY Halloween Lighting Ideas

So, did you just realize that Halloween is a little more than a week from now? Did you then realize that you don’t have any decorations up in your house, even though you want some–you just can’t think of what to do? We’re here to help. We’re rounding up Halloween lighting ideas for decorating standalone […]

A cool lighting look for Halloween or Harry Potter! Learn more at LightsOnline Blog.

This high-necked sweater lets people know what you're feeling. Learn more on LightsOnline Blog.

Design Inspirations: 10 Links You’ll Love – October 17

This week on LightsOnline Blog, we collaborated with Color 911 on things to know for lighting your home, shared Scandinavian design tips and lighting ideas, explored the importance of color temperature in landscape lighting and looked at the juicy Cyan Design Hoshi table lamp in action. It was also a great week for finding design inspirations […]


Fabulous Friday: Cyan Design Hoshi 1

Transitional Bedroom by Edina General Contractors REFINED LLC Keep an eye out for the continued use of blue, especially darker blues, in design for 2015. Trend posts are already rolling out and High Point Market is underway, after all! If navy going to look as sleek and stylish as this cute and fun kids’ room, then […]

A luscious apple green Cyan Design Hoshi lamp keeps this room from being monochrome. See more on LightsOnline Blog.

8 examples of creative landscape lighting - LightsOnline Blog

8 Examples of Creative Landscape Lighting 1

Your landscape lighting is the very first thing that makes an impression upon passers-by and visitors when they encounter your home. As a result, well-lit landscapes really stand out from the rest. With any type of lighting installation, there are some guiding principles that apply–and your landscape is no different. But just because there are […]


Scandinavian Design Tips and Ideas 1

Celebrated for its minimalist flair and timeless feel, Scandinavian design is a decor mainstay that looks fantastic–whether you live in Stockholm or San Antonio. There are a few different elements that you commonly see in Scandinavian spaces, which we’ll talk about below, and we’ll also take a look at some lighting styles that fit the […]

Scandinavian design ideas and inspirations - LightsOnline Blog

This big squishy light bulb turns the color of what you place it on...really! Learn more on LightsOnline Blog.

Design Inspirations: 10 Links You’ll Love – October 10

This week on LightsOnline Blog, we marveled at what people can do with paper and light sources, congratulated the blue LED inventors on their Nobel Prize, went wild with 19 different ways to light a powder room and saw the beautiful sparkle of the Savoy House Florence in action. We also saw some incredible things […]


Fabulous Friday: Savoy House Florence

Traditional Dining Room by Charleston Cabinets & Cabinetry Carolina Kitchens of Charleston, Inc. As we move into fall and begin to think about autumn celebrations, Thanksgiving and even (gasp) the holidays (they’ll be here sooner than any of us think), it’s time to take a good look at the place where you might host your […]

Savoy House Florence chandelier in LightsOnline Blog's Fabulous Friday

19 Ways to Go Wild with Powder Room Lighting at LightsOnline Blog

19 Ways to Go Wild with Powder Room Lighting

If you have a small powder room in your home and you’re looking to give it a makeover–or you’re starting one from scratch–the great news is that it’s a great place to go wild with color, pattern and lighting. That’s because of the very nature of the powder room. It’s hidden, cloistered away from the […]


Nobel Prize for Physics Awarded to Blue LED Innovators 1

The Nobel Prize for Physics was awarded today to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura, a trio of scientists who changed the lighting world as we know it by perfecting the blue LED light. You might wonder why a blue LED is such a big deal. It’s just another color, right? Wrong. In order […]

Blue LEDs changed the world of lighting forever. LightsOnline Blog

There's a paper Washington Monument in here!

IALD Chase the Dark: Where Paper and Light Equals Beauty 1

A really cool worldwide lighting-related challenge and event recently took place among lighting designers: IALD Chase the Dark, brought to us by the International Association of Lighting Designers and LED manufacturer acdc. The challenge, which happened on October 2, is simple: you have paper, you have a small light source and you have an hour to […]