Table lamps are a type of lighting fixture that provides additional light to a space and can be used to set the mood, style, or ambiance of any room.
Commonly found in living rooms, bedrooms and offices, table lamps provide both aesthetic and practical functions such as brightening up a dark corner or directing light onto areas like reading nooks or study desks.
Table lamps come in a variety of shapes, sizes and styles – from traditional to more contemporary options. Depending on the decor of the room, you can choose metallic, glass or frosted shades for a modern look or try something classic like an antique lamp with embellished details.
To create a relaxed atmosphere, select a soft color scheme and opt for warm white bulbs. For a more dramatic feel, choose cool white or colored bulbs and pair them with bold shades in deep hues. Whether you’re aiming to make a statement or just add ambient lighting to your home, the right table lamps can do just that.
With the proper placement of the lamp and its light source, you can effectively brighten up any room and create the desired atmosphere. Table lamps serve as a great way to spruce up the look of your home without making major renovations, so it’s worth taking some time to find the perfect one for you.
No matter what type of lighting you choose, adding a table lamp is an easy way to instantly upgrade any space.
Whether you’re looking for a functional task light to illuminate your workspace or a decorative accent piece in the living room, there are plenty of options available that will fit both your style and budget.
Here are 5 unique table lamps to consider for your Minnesota home.
A modern mix of materials creates this midcentury-inspired task lamp. Shade is covered with 100% top-grain leather and topped with a walnut finial. Steel-plated base completes the look.
Inspired by a midcentury modern vase spotted at an antique fair just outside of Austin, TX. Base and finial on top are crafted of ceramic in a smooth white porcelain finish. Topped with a rectangle polyester/linen shade.
A subtly flared ceramic base features hand-etched detailing all around, making each base unique. Topped with a poly/linen shade.
Bringing to mind found treasures washed ashore, the organic shape of this lamp base is crafted from smooth ceramic and topped with a linen shade for added contrast.
Lighting as sculptural art. Radiating discs of antique brass-finished iron emit a cutting-edge vibe. Single Edison bulb recommended.