There are a number of important considerations to take into account when buying a table lamp, not the least of which is what style lamp do you need to buy. The fact that many lamps, such as brass table lamps, serve as decorative objects means that it is important to use a lamp that suits the décor in the rest of the house.
Although the primary purpose of a table lamp is to provide light, the chances are the lamp won’t be the primary source of light in the room. The light from the lamp is going to compete with the overhead lighting at some stage, so it is important to have the lamp properly positioned.
The position of the lamp is also important if it is needed to perform specific tasks. Task lighting is required for people who rely on direct light to perform close work such as sewing, tapestry, and reading. These types of lamps should be positioned in such a way that they will only cast light upon the person who needs the light without disturbing the rest of the room.
The size of the lamp is an important consideration when going out to the store to buy one. A lamp that is too small will be lost in a large and busy room, while you don’t want a larger table lamp overwhelming the room with its size or with the light it produces. Try to have some sort of idea about what size lamp you require for the space you’re planning to put it.
Although you are looking for a source of light, the lamps you place throughout your home are going to be a representation of your design style. They should complement the rest of the room without standing out too obviously. If you get the choice in table lamps right you will be going a long way towards achieving a well-harmonized room.
Verilux Woodbury Full Spectrum Desk and Table Lamp, Antiqued Brass and Cherry Wood
Elegant, yet highly functional this lamp provides excellent reading and task illumination while adding to any traditional or modern decor, Unique double-articulating arm and energy-efficient Global Cooling bulb provide correct illumination for any task. Handcrafted of rich hardwood veneers and solid metal. 10,000-hour Global Cooling bulb saves $100 in energy when compared to incandescent bulbs; delivering 150W of bright white light while only using 26 W of power.
Lite Source LS-224AB Banker Banker’s Lamp, Antique Brass with Green Glass Shade
New Banker’s Lamp Antique Brass 14.5″H Desk Lamp Banker Desk Lamp Introducing a new, innovative incandescent bankers desk lamp featuring adjustable shade, polished steel finish, and on/off switch. A 21st century flair to a classic original. Finish: Polished steel, Antique brass Shade: Frost One 60 watt incandescent A type bulb (not included) Dimensions: 14.5″ height Shade dimensions: 9″ long x 5.5″ wide Switch: On/off pull chain
Kenroy Home 30163 Classic Swing Arm Desk Lamp, Bronzed Brass
30163 This classic light fixture will fit in perfectly with your home and lifestyle. Its clean lines and elegant style provide a subtle accent to any room. No matter which room in your home you plan to place it, this lamp will be a bright piece worth noticing. Features: -Polished solid brass finish with pleated eggshell shade -16” high, 11” diameter shade -3-way switch -Requires one 100 watts (M) bulb (not included) About Hunter Kenroy The Hunter Lighting Group designs and markets the Kenroy and Hunter brands of lamps and lighting. Available via a distributor and retail network, they grace millions of homes, offices, and commercial spaces worldwide. While Hunter Fan’s heritage spans 3 centuries, its lighting is up-to-date in style, quality, and installation ease. In 1987, Hunter purchased Kenroy International, a lighting specialist with 40+ years of experience in residential and commercial decor. Blending this tradition with an experienced team and advanced equipment, they provide an unparalleled spectrum of products and services.