Used furniture comes in many forms and in almost 12 years of consigning furniture, eyedia has seen its share of lamps. The good, the bad, the fabulous and the ugly, the really ugly. Louisville culture includes an ugly lamp competition,at the Kentucky State Fair. We are a city that revels in ugly lamps, awards ugly lamps, celebrates ugly lamps! Eyedia, on the flip side, works very hard to avoid them, be they floor models, table models or ones that hang from the ceiling..So what eyedia does bring to the shopper is an unbelievable variety of lamps..and about 80% of them are brand new.
Why is that? Why sell new lamps at a consignment store? Unlike a quality Willett cherry dining table or a Heywood Wakefield server, both built to last, most lamps have a limited life span. Lamps simply don’t live for ever. Metal becomes pitted and discolored, fittings loosen up. Colors come and go, styles change quickly. Who remembers beaded shades? Most times, if a consigner is ready to get rid of a lamp, the lamp is likely ready for donation. Lamp shades take a lickin’ over time. Out of shape, dirty and in too many cases, plastic!
Since the day eyedia opened its doors, we have been bringing customers unique, stylish, beautiful lamps. Our designers scour lamp showrooms all over the country to bring our customers a wonderful selection. We could be lazy to do it the easy way, buying bulk orders of common, boring, inexpensive beige lamps, the kind found in dozens of discount stores. These lamps serve one purpose, illuminating the room..but they fail to add any beauty or style to your home.Or we could succumb to a supplying high-end designer lamps with a price tag that can take your breath away. Eyedia has earned a reputation for offering lamps you will not find anyplace else in town at prices you can afford.
You will find a few used lamps in the store..but each will possess something special that attracted our attention. A kitschy mid-century with a panther? A stunning Waterford Crystal? A solid student desk lamp? A good transitional floor model? A floral ginger jar that isn’t pink? You might find any of these for sale at eyedia, on any given day.
So the next time you are in the market for a new lamp you need to check out eyedia. We think you’ll be pleasantly surprised..and we have plenty of parking in the rear! We can light up your life!