Decorating your space can be expensive, overwhelming, and, frankly, a pain in the ass. Nobody wants to haul a sofa up a flight (or six) of stairs, or dig into a set of assembly instructions that are as thick as your senior thesis, no matter how much pizza and booze are involved. But, there is a simple way to change the feel of a room without doing all that much — we're talking lighting.
The rule of thumb is that you should have three different pieces of lighting in each room. Also, we hear dimmers are a total game-changer
. But hunting down those perfect lamps and shades can be tricky. That's why we did the heavy lifting for you. Between fancy fixtures that look like installations at The Met and super-chic shades that set the perfect mood, we've got something that's just right for your desk, floor, ceiling, and more. Now your space will never be — wait for it — left in the dark.