Best of Boston

Best Lighting

2011 Best Lighting

Lucia Lighting & Design, Inc.

Lynn
A gorgeous chandelier in a lighting emporium is one thing; that same chandelier in your home can be quite another. Which is why Lucia’s showroom […] read more»
2008 Best Lighting

Lucia Lighting & Design, Inc.

Lynn
Lynn may be a ways past the city limits, but this 8,000-square-foot lighting nirvana set in a historic mansion proved an irresistible beacon to our […] read more»
2007 Best Lighting

Wolfers Lighting

Waltham
For urban dwellings that feel stuck in the dark ages, this standby has scores of ways to usher in enlightenment, from boudoir-ready chandeliers to energy-efficient […] read more»
2005 Best Lighting

Wolfers Lighting

Allston
Lighting makes a room, and the selection at Wolfers can give any home a welcoming glow. The Allston gallery has fixtures for every space—indoor and […] read more»
2004 Best Lighting

Italian Design

Brookline
Outshining the competition is serious business at Italian Design, where high-wattage style emanates from futuristic floor lamps, funky ceiling fixtures, and warm, colorful bedside sconces. […] read more»
2003 Best Lighting

Wolfers Lighting

Allston
Buying a light should be a hands-on experience, and at this interactive showroom it is. There’s a dimmer, switch, or knob on nearly every wall, […] read more»
2000 Best Lighting

City Lights Antique Lighting

Cambridge
Shed some light on the subject at this small Cambridge shop, which carries an impressive selection of unique fixtures made from 1850 to 1950. Best […] read more»
1999 Best Lighting

Wolfers

Waltham
Chandeliers, sconces—anything related to lights—are here, and as a bonus, Wolfers offers a specialized design group for those in search of lighting solutions for new […] read more»
1998 Best Lighting, Fixtures

Adesso

Boston
Adesso wins for its carefully edited selection of trendy pendants, sconces, lamps and track systems, all of the most refined design. Stainless steel, Murano glass, […] read more»
1996 Best Lighting, Repair, Antique

Appleton Antique Lighting

Brookline
This small shop just down from Coolidge Corner has a nice selection of antique lights, sconces, and chandeliers, but the proprietor’s real skill is in […] read more»
1996 Best Lighting, Fixtures, Hip

Chimera

Boston
Unusual, funky fixtures displayed in a Fort Point Channel warehouse showroom. This isn’t the place to come for full-service electrical supplies, but check it out […] read more»