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Floor Lamps and Torchieres buying guide

Floor lamps add height to an empty space and balance a room decor. Torchieres are ornamental floor lamps with an inverted shade directing light beam upwards to ceiling. The ceiling in turn acts as a reflector to reflect and magnify the focussed beam to spread across a wide area. 

Types of Floor Lamps

Floor lamp are still produced to reflect an array of period styles such as: Art Deco, Contemporary, Country, Craftsman, Mission, Modern, Traditional, Retro, Rustic and Tropical. The different styles create an aura specific to the style and help us recreate spaces of the era. They are well suited for ambient lighting, up lighting, spot lighting artwork, and task lighting. The textures and finishes that floor lamps feature are chrome, glass, metal, Plexiglas, wood and wrought iron. Lantern type floor lamps and the counter balance or swing arm design are versatile designs. The shade styles can also be mixed and matched with the styles of bases.   

Types of Torchieres

The stem of the lamp has matching glasses or shades of types listed below. 

  • Dish Type: They are standard shade glasses with colours that are usually frosted white, beige or simply plain white. The bowl shaped glass shade rests on a metallic or plastic stand with all necessary electrical accessories connected.
  • Waffle pattern: The reflector waffle style is available at two different sizes with 8 and 10 inches width. The waffle patterns gained popularity in the late 1920s. The structure has three arm lights and a central light.
  • Long neck: The long neck torchieres have 13 to 16 inches width in wide glass with a long neck. They are comparatively expensive.

Floor Lamps and Torchieres Brands

  • Premier Light
  • Chrome
  • Uttermost
  • Dragonfly
  • Tiffany

Quick Picks

Quick Picks

Spiral Torchiere floor lamp :

The torchiere floor lamp has an attractive spiral design with a frosted glass shade. 

Premier Lighting and Lampshades Celine Floor Lamps :

Crackle glass floor lamp features metal accents and a gold finished oval drum shade.

Crystal and Chrome Floor Lamps :

made of rich polished chrome and sparkling crystal the floor lamp is for a great interior. 

Quick Picks

Torchiere Floor Uplighter :

The torchiere provides uplighting with a black gold finish and attractive scrolls with diamond patterns. 

Elstead Lighting Ltd Torchiere Floor Lamp :

The torchiere lamp is handcrafted and provides both functionality and beauty to your home decor.     

Glass Floor Lamps and Floor Lamp Shades :

The glass floor lamp is a modern black glass floor lamp with a mushroom shade.  

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