Harold’s Lighting Blog


Island Light Fixtures

Island light fixtures are great for above a kitchen island, a kitchen bar, or even above a pool table! Like other light fixtures, there are many standard island light fixtures home builders use when they build the home–that doesn’t mean you have to keep them! Island light fixtures give you the opportunity to get a … Continue reading Island Light Fixtures


Replace your boring flush ceiling mounts!

We think it’s time to say “No!” to boring, standard ceiling flush mount light fixtures! Flush mount ceiling light fixtures are the most commonly used fixture across homes in the United States–yours don’t have to be just like everyone else’s! When someone needs a ceiling fixture they typically turn to flush mounts and semi-flush mounts … Continue reading Replace your boring flush ceiling mounts!


Harold’s Lighting in Apartment Therapy!

This week we’re throwing it back to just over 4 years ago, when Harold’s Lighting store in Seattle was in Apartment Therapy! Our very own Lara Proctor, an expert in lighting at our Wallingford, Seattle location gives tips on lighting spaces in an March 2014 article on their site. The article, Expert Advice: Professional Tips for … Continue reading Harold’s Lighting in Apartment Therapy!


Repair & Reuse Your Light Fixtures!

Don’t throw away that light fixture that you’ve loved forever but doesn’t work anymore–bring it in! Our lighting repair shop in Seattle is here to help! Our Seattle lighting store is also a full service manufacturing, restoration and repair facility. Need to rewire a European light fixture to American standards? We can do it! We also … Continue reading Repair & Reuse Your Light Fixtures!


Lighting Tips – Room by Room

Not all rooms are treated equally in the eyes of an interior designer. Especially when lighting is being considered. Special attention needs to be given to each space. Layers of light sources are typically used in every room, but the overall goals may be different. Below is a few tips to keep in mind when … Continue reading Lighting Tips – Room by Room


The History of Harold’s Lighting!

For over 60 years, Harold’s Lighting has been providing the residents of the Greater Seattle area with amazing lighting products and custom lighting solutions. We’ve been blessed to have the best customers in the nation, and have always put customer satisfaction above any of our other business goals. Our customer service and extensive lighting knowledge … Continue reading The History of Harold’s Lighting!


Modern Chandeliers

We wrote a couple of weeks ago about modern branch chandeliers, and while we love the look of a branched out chandelier, they’re not for everyone. Modern chandeliers and pendants come in so many different shapes and sizes, finishes and styles. Our modern lighting showroom in Seattle carries a wide variety of modern chandeliers, and … Continue reading Modern Chandeliers


Exterior light fixtures online

Proper lighting for your home’s exterior is important. We’ve written about that before here and here. Did you know our online store sells a huge variety of outdoor post lighting, outdoor pendants and outdoor wall lanterns? Here’s just a small sample of the exterior light fixtures we sell online here:   Whether you’re looking for outdoor pendants, outdoor post … Continue reading Exterior light fixtures online


Harold’s Time Machine

Ever wonder what you were doing last year at this time? We do! And lucky for us, we’ve got Facebook to help us out! This is what we were doing last year, yesterday: Harold’s was LIVE on Facebook! Just another rainy Saturday in the Seattle lighting shop! Watch Cheryl in receiving while Kim takes us … Continue reading Harold’s Time Machine


Happy Valentine’s Day From Harold’s Lighting!

It can be argued that Valentine’s Day is just a dumb holiday made up by corporations in order to make an extra buck. That may be true, but what good does it do dwelling on it? We like think of this fun holiday as a good time to think about the people we love in … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day From Harold’s Lighting!