The Best Decorative Lighting Stores in Richmond, Virginia

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Every year, Livewire talks to hundreds of households in Central Virginia and Richmond about their smart technology and lighting needs. Because of this, people often ask us where they should buy their high end decorative light fixtures, like lamps, chandeliers, lanterns, pendants, and sconces, in the Richmond area.

Because we love quality light, we know how much a nice high end decorative lighting fixture can really make all the difference in your home. We want our customers to know as much as possible so we’ve put together this list of some companies in the Richmond area that sell really nice high end decorative lighting.

Here’s a list of some of the best decorative lighting companies in Richmond, Virginia.


1. Shades of Light


From humble beginnings as a small, single location showroom selling unique, high-style lighting designs to the national, multi-channel retailer of lighting and other home decor products. Shades of Light has been a Richmond lighting institution for decades.

Check out the Shades of Light showroom just a block away from Livewire at 4924 West Broad St, Richmond, VA across from Willow Lawn.


2. Visual Comfort


Visual Comfort & Co. is a premier resource for decorative lighting, architectural lighting and ceiling fans from the most influential designers in the world. Visual Comfort offers a market-leading range of premium products across categories, styles and price points.

Check out the Visual Comfort showroom just a couple miles from Livewire at 3125 W Broad Street, Richmond, VA next to Blanchard’s Coffee


3. Benjamin French


If you are restoring an old home in Central Virginia, look no further than Benjamin French for high end refurbished lighting fixtures. Owners Katie and Ken Roeper developed a deep appreciation for historic lighting after living in the Richmond neighborhood of Church Hill.

Benjamin French offers one-of-a-kind lighting to give every room its unique identity. Each lighting fixture is completely restored to capture its original splendor and blended with special touches, creating timeless beauty.


4. Capital Electric


Capital Electric is a South Carolina based company that carries an extensive selection of fixtures and ceiling fan styles from contemporary to French country. They have a showroom in Richmond located at 12925 Plaza Drive in Short Pump.


5. Encompass Supply


Encompass Supply was founded in 2013 as a technology-driven supply business aimed at serving contractors. They are a leading provider of electrical and industrial construction supplies and technology services in the Mid-Atlantic States. Visit their local Richmond branch showroom at 1801 W Marshall Street next to Whole Foods in The Fan District.


There have it, five decorative lighting fixture stores in Richmond, VA to consider if you’re shopping for quality light fixtures for your home or business.

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Did you know?

Livewire can install your new decorative lighting fixtures as well as help design the rest of your home’s indoor and outdoor lighting. From smart lighting control, outdoor landscape lighting, motorized window shades and circadian rhythm, we do it all. We would love to work with you on your next lighting project. 



Some of the areas we serve include:

Short Pump
New Kent
Glen Allen
Colonial Heights
Charles City

Livewire serves customers all throughout Central Virginia. If you don’t see your city or town listed here, please contact us to find out if we can accommodate your needs.

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