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...

Be creative with lighting for a gorgeous glow | striking ideas for stairs and hallways | Hallways and stairs ? 10 striking ideas | hallway decorating ideas | housetohome

10 striking looks for hallways and stairs

Shabby chic kitchen ideas

Shabby chic kitchen ideas that are packed with character

Pink bathroom with yellow roll-top bath

Vintage bathroom ideas

Conservatory and glass extension ideas

Conservatory and glass extension ideas

French country-style bedroom, with geometric grey wallpaper and a black wrought-iron canopy bed

Create a vintage bedroom

Budget kitchen sinks | Update your kitchen on a budget | Budget kitchens | PHOTO GALLERY | Housetohome.co.uk

Update your kitchen on a budget