It’s A Wonderful Lamp!



Holiday Hoopla:  Lights, Libations and Lamp Dances!

 3650-2 (1) Large, Martini sconce from ELK

It’s party time.  We reflect on the past year, as we look to the new with hope and wonder, uncertainty and doubt.  Wherever we may find ourselves, in body and/or spirit, we will be expected to celebrate in good cheer.


So, let’s get on with it.  Turn on the bold and the brightest.

12133Meyda star pendant

Enjoy the best lamps of 2013, and be the first to see inspiring designs for 2014.  Fabulous lamp styles featuring captivating finishes and resplendent hues, donning shades and embodying names like “Mohito,” “Caviar” and “Chianti” are ready to be imbibed!


 Holiday Cocktails:  Get a load of the latest non-alcoholic lighting sensations.


Party on!  It’s a wonderful lamp at a wonderful price and that calls for celebration…and, maybe even a lamp dance! *


 Live well and light responsibly with these fascinating fixtures…


“Mohito” from Troy Lighting features Frosted Ice glass

100-12 Mohito wall lamp from Troy Lighting featuring Frosted Ice glass




Chianti from Varaluz


Martini glass 3650 sconce from ELK Lighting      Martini Glass 3651 mini pendants and 3654 island lights are also available. Visit

3650-2 (1) Large, Martini sconce from ELK



Blue Martini 87-1667-64 from Pacific Coast Lighting

87-1667-64 Blue Martini Lamp from Pacific Coast



Meyda Lighting’s Martini Mission Island Light 123291

123291 Martini Mission Island light from Meyda


Caviar ceiling pendant from Arteriors Home

dk89900 Caviar ceiling pendant from Arteriors


Holiday Gifts of Light:


Get an eyeful of “Radiant Orchid,” Pantone’s Official Color of the Year for 2014.

Pair it up with spring’s 2014 “Dazzling Blue.”  Or enjoy the new hue with organic neutrals such as gray, beige, or taupe.  You can take “Radiant Orchid” straight up or try it with a little olive!

17028-898 Consuela tl from Arteriors



Best new products featuring Pantone’s Color of the Year:  Welcome styles for 2014…


From Sterling Industries, the Table Lamp with the Purple Satin shade


111-1114 Sterling Industries tl with Purple satin shade



From Dimond Lighting, The “Alva” lamp

d2232 Dimond Alva table lamp


Howard Elliot’s Martini Bench,  handcrafted in hardwood accented with micro suede. Available in a choice of rich brilliant colors, including Sapphire Blue and Violet.

825-223 Martini Bench in Purple

Van Teal’s “West Cost” ceiling pendant

794150West Cost Ceiling pendant from Van Teal



Get in the spirit and surround yourself with the latest lighting sensations and home decor.


*Count down to the New Year with Capitol Lighting’s   National LAMPoon…


10-Join the show and break a Lamp!


9-Decorate your home to the hilt and be the Lamping stock of the neighborhood!


8-Eat healthier this year and illuminate your dishes with a Farm to Table Lamp—Lighting with a Seasonal Flare!


7-Be extravagant and see what it’s like living in the Lamp of Luxury.


6-Go for made in the USA and find The Lamp of Milk and Honey.


5-Sing it!  “This lamp is your lamp; this lamp is my lamp.”


 Feeling LIGHT-headed,  yet?  Can’t take anymore?  

Just, lamp me entertain you with a few more classic lamp lines…


4-The brightest nursery rhyme:  Mary had a Little Lamp


3-Most illuminating dog story ever: Lady and the Lamp


2-Best new series on TV:  Home Lamp


1-LOL-Lamp Out Loud and Give us your Lamp of Approval.

Enter Capitol Lighting’s Lamp one-liner contest and win a $25 gift certificate.

And, remember:  He who lamps last, lamps best!  Take advantage of year-end savings and find the perfect fit.

Stay-tuned for more original lamp lines… coming in February 2014.


* This post is dedicated to Jessica Blake of Short Hills, NJ.




Pantone and X-Rite**

For more than a decade, Pantone’s color of the year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries, including fashion, home and industrial design, as well as product packaging and graphic design.

Past colors include: Honeysuckle (2011), Turquoise (2010), Mimosa (2009), Blue Iris (2008), Chili Pepper (2007), Sand Dollar (2006), Blue Turquoise (2005), Tiger lily (2004), Aqua Sky (2003), True Red (2002), Fuchsia Rose (2001) and Cerulean (2000).

Pantone LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, incorporated, has been the world’s color authority for nearly 50 years.**

X-Rite,  the global leader in color science and technology, develops, manufactures, markets and supports innovative color solutions through measurement systems software, color standards and services.  —





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