Southern Living December 2012

Our Jonathan Adler Updated Bamboo Rod Chandelier was deemed a nice light for a glamourous holiday cocktail party!

Jonathan Adler Updated Bamboo Rod Chandelier

Jonathan Adler Updated Bamboo Rod Chandelier

This Old House Nov/Dec 2012

Our Vintage Style Sign Letters made the cut for This Old House’s Top 100 Best New Products for 2012.

Vintage Style Sign Letters Sconce

Vintage Style Sign Letters Sconce



Richmond Magazine October 2012

Our Chevron Stripe Shag Rug in Sage Green and Cream looked right at home when it was featured in an article about Textural Designs in the October issue of Richmond magazine.

Chevron Stripe Shag Rug

Chevron Stripe Shag Rug

SCENE magazine October 2012

In the October Issue of Scene magazine, a publication distributed around Manhattan, our 3 Light¬†Springfield Linen Shade Bath Light¬†in Polished¬†Nickel¬†and¬†Spa Hues Ceramic Table Lamp¬†in Bone White where¬†among¬†legendary interior designer, Mario Buatta’s, must-haves.

Traditional Home October 2012

In the october issue of Traditional Home we had 4 amazing orange items features. Our Chevron Stripe Dhurrie Rug in dusty orange, Beaded Basket Lantern in apricot and aged silver, Orange Vintage Reproduction Zen Garden Stool, and Moroccan Tile Dhurrie Rug in rusty orange and taupe. A great selection of stylish orange decor just in time for October!

Bath Crashers 2012

Our Color Glass Tube Cylinder Pendant in cream was used to help revamp a bathroom in an episode of bath crashers on DIY network in July.

Two of our Raindrop Crystal Pendant shined brightly over a double sink in a bathroom remodel on an episode of bath crashers on DIY network.

HGTV Magazine

In the September issue of HGTV magazine keep your eyes peeled for our Wire Dome Pendant featured in Turquoise! A pretty pendant with a reasonable price tag, what a deal!

Wire Dome Pendant Light

House Beautiful September 2012

In the September 2012 issue of House Beautiful you will find two great Shades of Light products!

Looking for an architectural mirror? Our Beautiful Mansard Mirror was featured for it’s Mansard windows inspired shape. A great way to add dimension to a room!

Featured in the Best for the Kitchen, our White Enamel Industrial Pendant was featured as a great white industrial pendant (with optional bulb cage) spanning looks from nautical to industrial.

Better Homes and Gardens August 2012

We had 3 great products featured in the August 2012 issue of Better Homes and Gardens.

Our yellow Soho Dhurrie Cube Pouf Ottoman is the perfect sunny accent for a warm, cozy room.

Our Golden Pagoda Chinoiserie Table Lamp jazzed up a dresser for a touch of asian inspiration.

Our Two Light Star Sconce solves a no-place-for-lamps dilemma in a dynamic den makeover.

Real Simple July 2012

In the July 2012 issue of Real Simple magazine our Chevron Stripe Shag Rug is the perfect compliment overlaying a handwoven sisal.

BHG 100 Ideas Real Rooms

Our Indoor Outdoor Carved Ellipse Rug in crisp aqua and cream set the stage for a colorfully wonderful room in the 2012 BHG special interest publication 100 Ideas Real Rooms.

This indoor/outdoor rug is a combination of hooked and tufted polypropylene for a dimensional effect that makes the pattern pop. In vibrant colors to enliven your space, this rug is plush enough to crawl on but is mildew and fade resistant for outdoors under covered areas. Spray with a hose to wash! Available in: Aqua and Cream, Citron and Cream, Apple Green and Cream, Graphite and Cream, and Tangerine!

Indoor Outdoor Carved Ellipse Rug

The Today Show Summer Trends

In a segment on The Today Show discussing summer trends in home decor, our Lacquer Red Modern Petal Mirror was featured. A modern take on a flower design, this mirror is a crowd pleaser!

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Better Homes & Gardens June 2012

We are excited to have 3 outstanding products featured in the June issue of Better Homes and Gardens. Our Climbing Modern Vine Hooked Rug sets the stage for a casual dining area, adding just the right amount of pattern and playfulness.

Our Modern Turned Spindle Floor Lamp and 16″ Organic Lily Drum Shade add light to the corner of a nature inspired room makeover.

House Beautiful June 2012

In the June 2012 issue of House Beautiful featured our Out of Africa Cowhide Rug in Zebra was featured in an article on adding global flair to a room.

Out of Africa Cowhide Rug

Out of Africa Cowhide Rug

Real Simple June 2012

Two room makeovers in the June issue of Real Simple magazine included a Shades of Light Tufted Rug and Floor Lamp. Our Beaded Ball Floor Lamp shed light on a newly organized basement while our Floating Medallion Hand Tufted Rug was both plush underfoot and stylish enough to please a mother and daughter in a teen’s room makeover.

Beaded Ball Floor Lamp

Floating Medallion Hand Tufted Rug

The Today Show

Our Mod Geometric Tufted Rug was part of the Black & White Spring Decor Trend on a segment of The Today Show, Check out the video below!

Mod Geometric Tufted Rug

Mod Geometric Tufted Rug


Real Simple Magazine April 2012

Our Accordion Modern Swing Arm Wall Sconce adds functional and adjustable lighting to a sewing room makeover in the April 2012 issue of Real Simple magazine.

Accordion Modern Swing Arm Wall Sconce

Country Living April 2012

Check out our Glass Jug Lantern in the April 2012 issue of Country Living!

Glass Jug Lantern

Glass Jug Lantern

The Nate Berkus Show, Nate’s Finds: Hammered Metals

Check out our Sahara Hammered Metal Pendants’ glowing appearance on The Nate Berkus Show!


Sahara Hammered Metal Pendant

DIY Network’s Worst Kitchen in America

In case you missed it, we had two great lighting products included in the kitchen remodel that took place on last night’s episode of Worst Kitchen in America. Our¬†Spun-Glass Spheres Chandelier and¬†Jonathan Adler Ceiling Light added style and shine to the vibrant kitchen makeover.

Spun-Glass Spheres Chandelier

Jonathan Adler Ceiling Light


We are delighted our lighting products could be a part of such a great show!


Food Network Magazine Jan/Feb 2012

In the Jan/Feb issue of Food Network Magazine, you can get a sneak preview of our Jonathan Adler Ceiling Lights.

They are part of a fantastic kitchen makeover in an upcoming episode of The Worst Kitchen in America!

Featured in Midwest Living January/February 2012













Check out our  Hand Tufted Modern Leopard Print Rug in rich Chocolate and Latte and our Out of Africa Cowhide Rug in Black Zebra in the January/February Issue of Midwest Living!

Coastal Living Magazine December/January 2012

Check out Our Bronze Abacus Floor lamp in the December/January Issue of Coastal Living!

Southern Lady Holidays 2011

Our Elegance Crystal Swag Chandelier stole the show in a Barn Party article in Southern Lady Holidays special collector’s issue!

Featured in Storage Magazine 2011













Our Terrace Silhouette Dhurrie Rug in Lemon Chiffon, Modern Spindle Table Lamp Base, and Carnival Wonderland Lamp Shade were all featured in an article about The Ultimate Bedroom in Storage Magazine ( A Better Homes & Gardens Special Interest Publication).

Real Simple Magazine November 2011

























Real Simple Magazine featured 3 of our products (Mod Flower Drum Lampshade, Clearly Retro Modern Glass Table Lamp, and Modern Drum Burlap Shade) in their November 2011 issue in an article entitled Doable Decorating : Shade Trade

Renovation Style Fall 2011

Our Naturally Superior Twig Chandelier looked great in Renovation Style’s Fall 2011 issue in an article on Cabin Style.

As Seen in This Old House

Welcome This Old House fans.

We are so glad to have you stop by. If this is your first time on our website, please feel free to explore our wide range of exclusive products created by our in-house designers. The ‚Äúmake your own designer-look pendant light‚ÄĚ is a great way to get a designer shade chandelier at a reasonable price!

This Old House has arranged with Shades of Light for readers to get a 15% discount on the Euro Fitter Retro Honeycomb Drum Shade featured on page 84 of the October 2011 issue. Use the code TOH15 when you order and enjoy a great look at a great price!

We also offer over 20 choices in shades to fit the electrical cord shown in This Old House Magazine (see our Pendant Shades under the Lamp Shades category) as well as pendant hardware to fit standard washer (spider) lamp shades. We also offer pendant shade hardware (PE09048A) to take higher wattages (2 bulbs) and a diffuser to soften the light and hide the bulbs.



Better Homes and Gardens September 2011








Check out our Modern Spindle Table Lamp Base in Grass Green featured in Better Homes and Gardens September 2011 issue

Richmond Magazine August 2011

Our Cluster Chandelier looked awesome in Richmond Magazine’s August 2011 issue featured on a Nouveau Nautical spread!

Renovation Style Fall 2011














We had three colorful products featured in the Summer 2011 Issue of Renovation Style. Sizzling Colors Geometric Ceramic Table Lamp, Demijohn Table Lamp, and Colored Seeded Glass Pendant

Featured in…Chesterfield Living Magazine July/August 2011

Thanks so much to Vicki O’Neal of Form & Function Interior & Landscape Design for writing an great article in the upcoming Issue of Chesterfield Living Magazine.


Featured on Elements of Style

Thanks so much to Erin Gates over at Elements of Style for featuring so many of our products in a recent blog post! She did a great job of telling her readers about all the budget friendly decor we have…Not just lighting! But rugs, mirrors and even furniture also! Check out the full blog here. And read our sponsor post here.



Featured on the Nate Berkus show

Our Indoor/Outdoor Concentric Diamond Rug was just featured on the Nate Berkus show as a great way to update your outdoor space! Check out the video below and purchase the rug here.



Featured on the Today Show

Check out these great tips for selling your home! Adding table lamps, floor lamps and lanterns will open up your space! Our Demijohn Table Lamp, Fasciati Glass Lantern and Gold Gothic Revival Floor Lamp are all featured!

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Renovation Style Spring 2011

An easy way to add sparkle to any room is with metallic touches such as our nickel Moravian Star Pendant. See it in the Spring 2011 issue of Renovation Style!

Featured on Shelter Pop

Trying to choose the perfect lampshade? Check out some of our tips featured on Shelter Pop .



Featured in Coastal Living Feb 2011

Check out our Bamboo Lantern and Bamboo Tower Chandelier both featured in the February 2011 issue of Coastal Living.

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Featured in West End Best & Chesterfield Living Jan/Feb 2011

We had a great time working with Vicki O’Neal on her Lighting article for West End Best and Chesterfield Living! Thanks again Vicki!!






Featured on The Decorologist

A big thanks goes to Kristie over at The Decorologist for referencing our Cord and Plug DIY article! Check out the article here.



Better Homes and Gardens February 2011

Our Long Neck Ceramic Table Lampand Sassy Sisal Rug help compete a bedroom look in Beteer Homes & Gardens February 2011 issue.


Featured on Made by Girl

Special Thanks to Jen over at Made by Girl for blogging about our Golden Chain Porcelain Table Lamp, Mini Art Glass Table Lamp, New Modern Spindle Table Lamp, and several of our table lamp shades. We can’t wait to see the finished bedroom and let us know if you need any help picking out lighting!

Do it Yourself Magazine, Summer 2010

Check out several of our Mercury Glass Pendant featured in this months Do it Yourself Magazine!


Lightsource Magazine, Summer 2010

Everything that is old is new again! Check out the latest trend report from Ashton in the latest issue of Lightsource. Our Niermann Weeks Vivaldi Chandelier, Jonathan Adler Ceiling Light & French Provincial Pickled Wood Floor Lamp are all showcased.


Better Homes & Gardens June 2010

Check out several of our products featured in this months Better Homes & Gardens!

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Demijohn Table Lamp

Stepping Stone Rug: 4 Colors Available

Wall Decor


Lonny Magazine June 2010

Have you read Lonny Magazine yet? Created by the contributors of Domino Magazine (which we all miss SO much) its the newest way to get your interior decorating fix. Be sure to check out “Starting from Scratch” on page 145 where several Shades of Light products are featured! Including our Mother of Pearl Table Lamp, our Sassy Ceramic Table Lamp, and our Greek Key Wall Sconce. View the entire magazine here.














We’re at it again! Shades of Light & Open House to the Rescue

We’ve been able to help out a family in need…again!

Two daughters wrote in to Rescue Me for their mother who has taken a beating with cancer and hip replacement surgeries. Rescue me is renovating her master bedroom, to help create a new, comfortable, updated sanctuary. And our Bubble Sphere Table Lamp is a perfect match for the decor!


Bubble Sphere Table Lamp

Midwest Living, May 2010

Check out several of our New Modern Spindle Table Lamp & Crewel Fabric Drum Lamp Shade featured in this months Midwest Living!



This weekend! Shades of Light & Open House to the Rescue

Watch it this weekend! Open House to the Rescue

Shades of Light was chosen as the exclusive provider for lighting for the rescue house by well-know interior designer Christopher Hyland. We are happy to be able to provide the homeowners with this donation.

In this special episode of Open House: To The Rescue, George, along with top designer Christopher Hyland, comes to the rescue of a New Jersey family. Single mother of 2, Laurie lost all her furniture and belongings in a house fire last year. With just the exterior of their home as their blank slate, George and Christopher help Laurie embark on a complete home transformation.

Tune in at the following showtimes on NBC

New York: Sunday 8:30 am
Chicago: Sunday 10:30 am
Los Angeles:  Saturday 7 pm
Philadelphia:  Saturday 10 am
DC: Sunday 5:30 am
San Francisco: Sunday 3 pm
San Diego: Sunday 6:30 am
Dallas (Fort Worth) : Sunday 11 am
Miami: Sat 9 am
Hartford: Sunday 6:30 am

Easy Decorating, May 2010

Check out several of our Alabaster Urn Table Lamp & Colonial Hurricane Sconce featured in this months Easy Decorating!