Pendant lamps, task lamps, floor lamps, chandeliers, sconces, under counter lighting, and candles all provide a different ambiance. Understand how to create different moods at different times of the day. Lighting designers can help.

A Helpful Guide to Living Room Lighting
Even if your living area is endowed with ample natural daylight, it's imperative to think carefully about lighting to make sure...
An Introduction to Lighting
One of the oldest proclamations in Western literature—maybe the very oldest, depending on how you see things—is “Let there be...
Lighting It Up
Perhaps the darker evenings are making me more sensitive to how beautiful light can be. I've been noticing innovative lighting...
How to Integrate Smart Lighting into Your Home
The firm OneButton specializes in creating custom technology solutions for spaces ranging from offices to residences.
Workstead Lighting
Earlier this month, Workstead, a Brooklyn–based design firm comprised of Robert Highsmith and Stefanie Brechbuehler, unveiled...
7 Basic Types of Lighting Fixtures—and When to Use Them
From sconces to pendants, and recessed to track lights, we illuminate the seven basic types of lighting fixtures.
7 Tips For Reconsidering Your Home Lighting For Healthier Eyes
Good indoor lighting is important when it comes to preventing tired eyes, keeping them healthy over the years, and even enhancing...
Lighting Lower Manhattan
Attention lighting professionals: New York City is making like Hong Kong and illuminating its waterfront in a proposed bid that...
Kathleen Hills Lighting
If your resolutions this year involve simplicity and well-designed products, look into designer Kathleen Hills.
Lighting We Love: Onefortythree
Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.
6 Essential Tips For Selecting the Perfect Dining Room Lighting
Adding a light fixture (or two) to your dining room is like putting the icing on a cake: it’s that final, special touch that can...
Classic Modernist House in Portland Inspires a Lighting and Furniture Line
Rejuvenation's new collection takes cues from John Yeon's 1937 Aubrey Watzek House.
Eco-Friendly Lighting's New Look
YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.
Onstage Preview: Lighting Company Cerno
Laguna Beach–based lighting company Cerno is joining Dwell on Design once again.
9 Ways to Create the Perfect Outdoor Lighting
With the official start of summer just around the corner, we decided to put together an easy-to-follow guide to creating the...
The Starter Guide to Assembling Your Smart Home
Home automation expert and director of marketing at Leviton Greg Rhoades shares what to prepare, what to consider, and what to...
10 Ways to Use Color to Transform a Room
Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.
9 Innovative Light Fixtures That Combine Art, Design, and Technology
Lighting lives somewhere on the borderline between visual art, design, and technology—and is responsible for meeting both...
David Weeks on How to Shop for Lighting
The New York-based designer's thoughts on lighting the home, choosing the right bulb, and more.
Pharos Kitchen Island Pendant Lighting
Shift Interiors believes that interior design is more than just looking good, it's feeling good too.