6,447 Contemporary Floor Lamps

As most homeowners and designers know, lighting can make all the difference in the look and ambiance of a home. A good contemporary floor lamp is a great way to mix up the style of lighting in your house, and help add a warmer, isolated, and greater sense of light in a room. This can be particularly helpful if your overhead light just isn't cutting it. A few lights can also add some visual interest in a room, by adding objects at varying heights. More 
3-Light 72"Satin Chrome Torchiere Floor Lamp with Reading Light and Glass Table
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A stationary frosted glass tray table is attached to this contemporary satin chrome finished floor lamp. Sporting a parallel two-rod curved design, the rods extend from the base to the shade where they support an uplight and downlight. A convenient reading light is attached to the rods as well. Both lights are controlled by fully dimmable hi/lo switches, mounted on the column o...More
Tripod Floor Lamp
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A chic tripod floor lamp is the perfect lighting solution for a sophisticated living room or home office. Choose between a natural or rich brown finish for a classic look. An elegant natural paper shade completes the effortless design.
“Floor lamp” — ramitas
Remote Control Floor Lamp, Satin Steel
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Arc lamp is finished in satin steel with a round black marble base. Oversized white acrylic dome shade suspended from balance arm. Shade also adjusts independently. On/off foot step switch. 150 Watt. Height: 64" 90". Maximum Depth: 75". Base 15". Shade - 15" Diameter x 8" H
“The light” — vaianipasci
Hudson Floor Lamp
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Each Hudson lamp has an elliptical shaped wooden pole with dark maple finish. Satin steel accents and base. White poly/cotton fabric drum shade with matching round wood finial. Round dome base. Three-way rotary socket switch. 150 Watt incandescent or three-way CFL bulb. 61 Height, 10 Base. Shade: 13 Height, 16 Diameter. Assembly required.
“Clean lines” — dawniharmon
Darren Iron/Brass Floor Lamp
$1,008 $1,260.00 · Buy on Houzz
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As much a work of art as an element of light, this striking floor lamp will command attention in your home. Hundreds of iron squares are hand-welded with brass to create the two-tone finish, topped off with a handsome brown linen shade.
“For my room” — mannalee2016
Alvin Adjustable Tray Table Floor Lamp
$405.90 $553.50 · Buy on Houzz
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If you don't have the space for an end table, but you'd still like a spot to rest a drink, snack or book, this lamp's for you. It has an adjustable circular tray and is finished in a deep patina bronze over metal with a pretty barley fabric shade. You'll love setting the tray at just the right height for that glass of Pinot Noir.
“adj. tray, nice shade; for my office?” — gozzies
Twisty Floor Lamp White w/ White Base
$770 $1,155.00 · Only 6 Left
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Twist up your space with this colorful accessory. Comes in multiple colors, it will illuminate your life with style.
“Lamp” — anapvogeler
Eternity Floor Lamp
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The Eternity Floor Lamp reflects strong transitional design, superb workmanship and attention to detail. It is made from wrought iron and is hand finished in antique silver leaf. The hand-finishing process that is used on this lamp lends an air of depth and richness that cannot be achieved by less time-consuming finishing methods. This light meets UL specifications. Shade is ma...More
“Part of design” — cwnaan
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When it comes to buying a floor light, there are three main things to consider:

How tall should a floor lamp be?


Where is this light going to go? Is it a reading lamp? Is it for watching TV? Or is it to add more ambient light to the entire room? Figuring out the purpose of your light will help you figure out how tall it should be. A reading lamp shouldn't extend too far up, or it won't be able to shine light where it's needed, whereas a floor lamp that's meant to add overall light to a space will need to be a bit taller, so it can spread light throughout the room.

What kind of floor lamp shade should I buy?


Not all shades are equal, so make sure to pay attention to the shade style. Some emit more light, and some emit less. Some shades are also adjustable, allowing you to focus light in different directions. Test out lights before buying, and pay attention to the ways that drum shaped shades, paper cone shaped shades, and boxy shades emit light. Shade fabric is also important. A heavy fabric will have a very different impact than a white paper shade, so know beforehand just what kind of effect you want your lighting to have.

What style floor lighting should I look for?


Floor lamps come in as many simple and decorative styles as there are personal tastes. Pick a light that complements your overall home style, but don't be afraid to go bold either! Floor lighting can make a big statement if you want it to. Finishes, shade styles, shade fabrics, switches, and even light bulbs can all change the style of the lighting.

Search for the floor lamp that will look best in your home. Browse through different styles, colors, and materials here, along with information on where to purchase them.
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