A lamp is an moveable light powered by oil, gas, or electricity. Most lamps today are powered by electricity and are usually freestanding, hanging, or displayed on a table top. Electric lamps most commonly use incandescent or compact fluorescent bulbs, but may also use halogen or LED bulbs. Lamps come in a variety of styles to match any décor.
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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.
Neon lights use electricity to produce light directly by energizing atoms of gas or vapor so that they give off light. That is why neon lights are also sometimes known as gas discharge lamps.
This guide to home furnishings contains information about, and links to, various home furnishings topics including Amish furniture, wicker furniture, and table lamps.
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 modern library, furnished with wood, metal, and glass, provides the perfect sanctuary for readers. Library tables hold individual white lamps. The silence of the empty library will be replaced by a murmur when patrons arrive to read, study, or work.
A large book is open, waiting to be read, on a wooden table in a traditional library. The tables hold rows of stylish lamps, each ready to illuminate a reader's individual space. In the background, library shelving holds books on a variety of subjects.
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.
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A shiny wooden desk sits in a brightly lit home office. Whether utilitarian or elegant, eclectic or matching, the right home office furniture is required for home office success.