8 Different Types of Floor Lamps

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The right lighting can make any room shine. There are a ton of different options that you can choose from when picking the kind of lighting to make your home interior perfect. One of the most popular options to bring a little light into your decor are floor lamps.

1. The Arc

If you fancy your decorating style as transitional or contemporary, then an arc lamp is one that might find its way into your home decor. With a weighted base and a long arm that arcs at the top, it is useful when used with sectionals and modular furniture.

2. The Pharmacy

With a very small profile, the pharmacy lamps are used more for their function rather than as a way to make a statement. They are height adjustable and provide direct light that can be positioned where you need it by the adjustable head.

3. The Down Bridge

Avid readers are probably very familiar with down bridge lamps. With the socket and shade directed downward at an angle, these lamps are great at projecting a pool of light onto a specific target. They are great additions for contemporary home decor and work well in living rooms.

4. The Tower

For those that are looking for a floor lamp that can double as a piece of art, the tower lamp fits the bill. Providing ambient light when needed, they also take on the appearance of a sculpture during the day. These types of lamps come in a variety of styles and sizes and can become the focal point of any room.

5. The Torchiere

Torchiere lamps don’t take up a lot of room affording them the ability to fit into the smallest of spaces. Pointing upward, the light provided by these lamps bounces off of the ceiling, which provides the room with a nice diffused general light. Torchiere lamps come in all different styles from traditional to modern, making it easy to fit into any surrounding.

6. The Club

Club lamps are very ubiquitous. A stick lamp used for general lighting, they come in a variety of styles. With a base, pole, and shade, club lamps can be used in any style of home decor. They also come in adjustable styles so you can adjust the height of the lamp depending on how you want to use it.

7. The Six Way

The six way lamps are able to provide a tremendous amount of light and are great when you need to light up a large room. The use a three-way bulb, which is surrounded by three individual bulbs which can be used in tandem with the three-way bulb, or individually depending on how much light you need.

8. The Glass Tray

These lamps are essentially a club lamp with a twist. At table height, a glass tabletop is inserted into the pole of the club lamp. These floor lamps are used for area lighting and because they come with a glass tray, there is no need to clutter a room with end tables.

Floor lamps are a great way to not only bring light into your home interior but to bring in a touch of style into your home decor. Whether your style is traditional, modern, or contemporary you can find a floor lamp that will go perfectly with the interior of your home.



Source by Murray J Campbell