A floor lamp is a freestanding lamp. It is often used to deliver local light, such as near an armchair or soda for reading. Floor lamps are available in a variety of styles to suit any decor.
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.
A restored antique lighting fixture casts a pattern of light on a gray wall. Regardless of your home's style, the right lighting fixture not only provides the light you need, it also can be a focal point in any room.