Standard Lamps – Our Pick of the Best

10 images

Today’s standard lamps are mercifully casting off their barleytwist, pink velvet fringed reputation with some gloriously modern designs that can add real wow factor to a home, whatever its style. Show-stopping arc lamps in super-reflective chrome are a striking alternative to low-hung pendants, while Anglepoise-style standard lamps in brilliantly bright colours play with scale, confuse the eye and add an injection of fun. Classic and traditional styles still abound too and wooden tripods, chandelier standards and Tiffany styles can all cast a little magical mood lighting in a living room. If you’re looking to buy, check out this selection of some of our favourites

Ideal Home loves...

Garden art

Garden art ideas for all outdoor spaces

Feminine hallway with butterfly motif | Unforgerttable hallways | Hallways | PHOTO GALLERY | Livingetc |

How to make an unforgettable first impression

Pink bathroom with yellow roll-top bath

Vintage bathroom ideas

cosy bedroom

Cosy bedroom decorating ideas

Children's room with blackboard wardrobes | Country children's room design ideas | Children's room | PHOTO GALLERY | Style at Home |

8 super simple DIY hacks for your child’s bedroom

Conservatories | Conservatory decorating ideas | PHOTO GALLERY |

10 ways to update your conservatory