10 Best Floor Lamps to Illuminate Your Space
Choosing a floor lamp is always a bright idea. We found lighting options for every style and budget, with help from an expert.
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Whether you’re looking for new living room lighting ideas or expensive-looking home accents that don’t cost a bundle, floor lamps are a great place to start. The best floor lamps add form and function in one.
“Bold, large boho-chic lighting fixtures will be dominating the market,” says Camille Colón, an architect specializing in high-end design. “Living rooms trends call for these large lighting fixtures to be placed in an off-centered corner of a room. Displacing one of the best floor lamps from the middle of the room provides uninterrupted views through this space.”
Expensive-looking floor lamps can be had at any budget. The affordable picks below are all designer-approved examples of high-end design.
360 Lighting Modern Pharmacy Floor Lamp
This brass-toned floor lamp borrows vintage appeal with a pharmacy-style design hailing from the early 20th century. It’s decidedly modern, though, offering an adjustable arm from 33-in. to 55-in. high and an on/off rotary switch. Its style and affordable price tag make it one of the best Target home décor finds.
Big Dipper Arc Floor Lamp
Adding a large curved floor lamp to the corner of your living room or bedroom is one of the smartest high-end home décor ideas, because it frees up space while adding rich texture. At six feet tall, it draws the eye upward. It comes in nickel or brass finishes, and reviewers like the easy-to-use floor dimmer switch.
Globe Electric Barden Floor Lamp
This affordable Amazon floor lamp is one of the best for consumers looking for options. It comes in nine color finishes with a smart-looking shade, so it works in any room. It’s compatible with Alexa-enabled smart light bulbs and features a convenient rotary-style switch.
Addlon LED Floor Lamp
This slim, modern LED floor lamp goes with most décor styles and fits well in small spaces. The glass shade offers a vintage-meets-modern design, and the LED bulb honors the most efficient lighting systems.
It’s also Alexa-compatible, and can be turned on and off through a pedal switch as well as hub-connected apps. It’s taller than average (66 inches), making it an excellent option for rooms with high ceilings and vaulted home office spaces. The best part? Choosing from a dozen metal base finishes and colors.
Breault Column Floor Lamp
This genius column lamp works great for those who need bookcases for their small spaces. Several utilitarian shelves hold books and tchotchkes, and it comes in seven easy-to-love colors. The pull chain on/off switch is easy to use, and the price can’t be beaten.
Mainstays Metal Tripod Floor Lamp
Black is one of the trendiest colors to incorporate in your home design scheme, and this tripod floor lamp fits the bill. It’s one of the best Walmart furniture finds, thanks to its affordable price and more than 200 five-star reviews on Walmart.com. The easy-to-use pull chain switch and included shade make this 58-inch lamp an excellent value.
Floor Lamp/End Table
Effortless mid-century modern style blends with functionality in this floor lamp/side table. It’s brimming with vintage feeling thanks to its woodgrain table and black iron hairpin legs.
A built-in USB port lets you charge your favorite devices, and it comes with a replaceable energy-saving LED light bulb. It brightens any room while combining two pieces of essential furniture in one.
West Elm Sculptural Glass Cone Floor Lamp
Available in brass or nickel finishes, this sleek and airy cone-shaped light fixture works well in minimalist modern spaces. It comes with an LED bulb, a clear 6-1/2-ft. PVC cord that’s easy to disguise and an in-line on/off switch for easy operation. It’s tall enough (57 inches) to throw light from above a treasured family sofa or behind a home office desk.
Better Homes & Gardens Floor Lamp
You’ll love the farmhouse-inspired charm of this weathered gray lamp. At almost 60 inches high, it’s neither too tall nor too short, and its worn look feels cozy in any space. The lamp comes with one LED bulb and a fabric lampshade.
Room Essentials Torch Floor Lamp
By far the most affordable find on our list, this torch-style design offers everything you need while accenting rooms of all types. It comes in gray or black tones, and the easy rotary knob makes turning it on and off a breeze. The entire thing, including the shade, costs less than a pizza, so you really can’t go wrong.