Below I have listed my top favourite Lighting shops that I personally use and source from on a regular basis. As I’ve previously stated, I do not receive any commission for mentioning these shops, they are listed based on my experience and preference. When I worked as an Interior Designer I had a source list as long as my arm and these are but a few that were tried, tested and true. Enjoy the browsing and inspiration!
A fantastic selection of lighting…”Union Lighting and Furnishings is Canada’s largest lighting showroom and offers a comprehensive collection of fine furniture and decorative accessories. Union caters to both homeowners and trade professionals in their 100,000 square foot building located in the heart of the Castlefield Design District in Toronto.” https://unionlightingandfurnishings.com/
High end and beautifully designed…”At Elte, we work closely with designers and craftspeople all over the world to curate the best design for home, from timeless pieces to the most distinct creations. Our standards are exacting. We believe the best design comes from collaboration, developing long-lasting relationships with makers, and championing objects that last.” https://www.elte.com/collections/lighting
Ikea has a vast lighting selection and is great if you are looking for the basics. They have something for everyone and at reasonable prices. https://www.ikea.com/ca/en/cat/lighting-li001/
Original, truly beautiful lighting in a timeless style for everyone. https://rh.com/catalog/category/products.jsp?categoryId=cat10160012
If you are looking for Historical or Industrial lighting with a twist then look no further. “…we have devoted ourselves exclusively to the antique lighting business traveling extensively through North America and Europe to find great quality pieces for our collection. In this time we have also accumulated an extensive library of vintage lighting and lamp catalogs…” https://eclecticrevival.com/
Another Part of the Williams-Sonoma family West Elm offers a decent lighting collection in addition to their home decor… ‘forward-thinking, problem-solving design that unites value, quality and responsible manufacturing.” https://www.westelm.ca/lighting
I consider Quasimodo the leader in mid-century/mod lighting. They service designers, trades and the public. https://quasimodomodern.com/
Until next time!