The lighting of a room is an important finishing touch, ensuring you give light to key areas for a balanced and aesthetically pleasing environment. Floor lamps offer rooms a stylish yet practical lighting accessory, with a range of shapes and colours available.
The floor standing lamp is designed to be seen as a fashion accessory, offering an alternative and slightly more ambient source of lighting from the ceiling light. Many suppliers now offer matching floor and ceiling lamps to ensure your room is always co-ordinated.
The majority of new lamps use halogen bulbs which are smaller than conventional bulbs and add to the stylish designs offered. Halogen bulbs are also a lower wattage and therefore more energy efficient than their larger counterparts, whilst still emitting a sufficient amount of light.
Uplighter floor lamps project light vertically towards the ceiling, providing a visual lighting accessory for the room. This style of light is perfect when looking to highlight an area of importance above it i.e. pictures or shelving. Uplighter lamps also offer the ability to alter the direction of the light, with many models having a secondary light source acting as a reading light.
Modern lamps are designed to standout, with stylish features that make the light a centre piece of the room and an item of decoration. A variety of shapes and lighting styles are available, with stainless steel finishes providing a modern and sleek look.
Contemporary lamp designs typically utilise a lamp shade, offering a classic touch to a modern lighting design. Lampshades are available in a multitude of colours and patterns from the conventional lampshade to something elegant and slightly more glamorous. Whilst contemporary, the majority of lamps add a touch of class with their stand design for something slightly different.