A floor lamp isn’t just something to fill an empty corner it ought to be the focal point of the room, providing comfortable lighting too.
A classic is the Tripod Lamp, industrial in style and functional in use. Traditionally, a tripod lamp features a height-adjustable frame and you’ll find many such examples. There are also lamps where the design is more contemporary but with hints of the original in evidence. Here are a few examples of what we’re talking about…
Thea Tripod Floor Lamp – a contemporary twist with 3 tapered legs presenting a chic silhouette, topped off with a tapered shade. W45 × D45 × H140 cm. £74.99 from very.co.uk
Loki Wooden Tripod Floor Lamp – true to the classic design, height-adjustable with bright metal fittings and a fabric shade. W41 × D41 × H150 cm. £129.99 from very.co.uk
Jacques Tripod Floor Lamp – another height-adjustable option with chrome fittings and a tapered lamp, available in grey or brown. W48 × D48 × H146 cm. £135 from johnlewis.com
Jules Wood Marine Head Floor Lamp – this striking design feature a marine-style lamp head finished in chrome or brass, mounted on a sturdy tripod frame. W65 × D55 × H158 cm. £135 from johnlewis.com
Tom Raffield Skipper Floor Lamp – a designer option with decorative timber loops mounted on an oak or walnut base with a brass light fitting. Quite a head-turner! W62 × D62 × H152 cm. £485 from johnlewis.com