Best of Boston

2007 Best Lighting

Wolfers Lighting

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 outdoor sconces, and all the (lamp)shades in between. And here’s the best part: You can take prospective purchases for a test run in Wolfers’s real life-simulating light labs, guaranteeing the final pick is truly the most flattering for your home—not to mention that beautiful mug of yours.

1339 Main St., Waltham, 781-890-5995,