Floor Lamps- Indispensable Lighting Design

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One reason why floor lamps are indispensable in designing and decorating is because it helps create a sense of balance in any room. Their portability function makes the lamp movable from one area to another making decorating and makeover easy. Floor lamps are great for brightening up a dark corner, adding "height" to a space, and for ambient lighting purposes.

Because of the numerous popular style floor lamps have in the market, choosing one that suits best ones taste and style and matching and pairing them with other dcor is easy. Art Deco, Tiffany and Mission are just some of the most preferred floor lamps style. Floor lamps offer a variety of lighting elements, including halogen and incandescent. They can be used for different lighting purposes such as ambient lighting, up lighting, spot lighting artwork, and task lighting.

Floor lamps come in many colors, textures and finishes such as chrome, glass, metal, Plexiglas, wood and wrought iron. Some incorporate fabric or rice paper into the design to create large freestanding lantern-style floor lamps.

Versatile styles of floor lamps, like the counter balance or swing arm design are functional designs, allows light to be moved on the most appropriate position. Floor lamps can also be used as extra light for reading. There are designs that come complete with a magazine rack attached to the lamp stand that are quite popular nowadays.

Since most floor lamps are sold alone without shades or bulbs. Make sure that the shade you are going to buy is compatible with the lamp you select and the bulbs you need are readily available in the market. There are nearly as many shade styles to choose from as there are lamp styles, including glass, leather, linen and stained glass.

Whether you are looking floor lamps for functionality and designing purposes, there is something available to suit every designers discriminating taste. You can find floor lamps online and everywhere from department stores and home improvement centers to fine furniture and lighting shops.
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This article was published on 2011/01/06