As we never get tired of repeating, light design is one of the most important part of the home decoration. When it comes to the living room, if is even more fundamental. In fact, the living area is the space we use the most, where we spend more time with our friends and families, where we spend our leisure hours, reading a good novel, listening to some music, or simply relaxing by ourselves. It is also the area of the house that expresses our personality the most through interior design: that is why every element has to be perfect, for aesthetics, functionality and style. The right choice for a floor lamp could enhance the décor of this room in an incredible way. Floor lamps are among the most popular lights, always present in the living areas of all kinds of homes, thanks to their ability to illuminate and exalt the beauty of the surrounding elements. They can, in fact, be used for ambient lighting, or to create a perfect reading corner, or to add personality to a specific spot. Let us take a look at these astonishing floor lamps: these designs will charm you with their unique and unmistakable style.
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Arc lamp for a timeless, sleek elegance
Floor lamps are ideal for having additional sources of light and to brighten up a specific part of the room, a spot that requires to be particularly illuminated. The arc floor lamp is a timeless modernist classic, but it looks wonderful even in its more contemporary reinterpretations. This type of lamp creates a fascinating light cone, which combines with the minimalt shape of its base creating a dynamic visual effect. The arc lamp is ideal if you need to add a special detail to your living room, but want to go for something that will not overshadow the rest of the furniture.
Next to the sofa, for a soft atmosphere
The ideal place for a floor lamp in the living room is next to the sofa. It is here that its design can express its potential at best, both as a decorative element and as a functional one, of course. In the picture we selected for you, you can see a wonderful but elegant and discreet lamp equipped with a tiny mirror to reflect the light. The light makes the atmosphere soft and dreamy, while the lamp’s discreet design is perfect to diffuse a warm and soft light throughout the room.
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For a perfect reading corner
Booklovers, this is for you. What is the aspect of a reading corner that contributes the most to make the atmosphere really special? It is the light design, of course! Once you have chosen the most comfortable and cozy sofa you could find, it is time to pair it with a floor lamp. The light must be powerful enough to enable you to read comfortably, but not so powerful to spoil the dreamy atmosphere.
The one and only: Hermès
Floor lamps can be a beautiful way of introducing art into your home décor. They often have sculptural forms and important dimensions, eager to be the protagonists of style in the décor of your living room. Manufactured in every material and shape, they are also chosen for the artistic beauty they can bring into the house, as long as to illuminate their surroundings with a unique light.
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As already mentioned, the floor lamp can basically be placed anywhere in the living room, and not necessarily next to sofas or in the corners. In fact, light is often the best way to define a space, and give new dignity to certain areas of the room. Illumination can really be the cherry on top of your interior design: unconventional choices can actually help you create a coherent décor.
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In place of the chandelier
Floor lamps are, moreover, an excellent alternative to chandeliers, especially for rooms with a very high ceiling: it would take an enormous ceiling light to illuminate those environments from above. In these situations, a powerful floor lamp could be the key to success: combining it with spotlights, and additional illuminations, it is going to give our room as much light as it needs.