A well-dressed lamp can provide dazzling light and ambiance to a room and its furnishings. It supplies local light, brings a touch of color into the room, and adds a human touch to a stark room.
A modern, shiny brass table lamp is photographed on a brown background. A dimly lit lamp can make a dark corner of a room feel cozy and inviting. Pull up a chair, click on the lamp, and enjoy a book or a hobby in the lamp's warm glow.
This neat little table lamp looks real perky with its green lampshade and its flexible, black neck! Simply plug it into the wall outlet and flip on the switch. Studying or writing with such a table lamp makes it easier to see the task at hand.
Floor lamps do provide some safety concerns. The heavy tops are susceptible to toppling over, causing damage to the lamp and possibly its surroundings. Additionally, most torchiere lamps use halogen bulbs, which become extremely hot while in use.
Floor lamps (downward lighting) and torchieres (upward lighting) are both effective in their own specific tasks. Torchieres are more effective in situations which require soft lighting, such as watching tv and simply lighting a room.
A small table lamp with an intricately designed shade sits on a table. When lit, the table lamp casts a warm glow on the red wall behind it. This lamp is a stylish addition to any entryway, but also makes a wonderful reading lamp.