Lighting experts have understood for many years that lighting large areas is more easily accomplished when light sources are placed higher in the room. Lights that shine upwards are particularly efficient, for the light that bounces off the ceiling reflects back to the entire room, providing illumination to a large area. Whether or not they are point upwards, decorative floor lamps are a great way to illumine a big room.
Also known as torchieres, floor standing lamps are popular because of the amount of light that they emit and because they do not take up much space. Table space can be quite a premium in some homes or offices, and table lamps can take up too much of this surface area when it is limited. Decorative floor lamps, on the other hand, can easily be placed in a corner that might have space that would otherwise be unusable. They do not take up a lot of room, and they leave tables clear for other purposes.
In the past, many people have been hesitant to use standing floor lamps because of the heat they used to give up. The heat of halogen lighting does remain a concern, and floor lamps can get quite hot because of the halogen bulbs. Yet not every floor lamp requires a halogen bulb, and those who are concerned about the heat of halogen lighting can choose from among the many portable floor lamps that can accommodate compact fluorescent bulbs and other light bulbs.
Del Mar Designs offers decorative floor lamps and floor standing lamps in a variety of shapes, styles, and prices, so it should not be difficult to find the floor lamp you need at a price you can afford. Browse through our wide selection and feel free to contact us for assistance in finding and purchasing the right floor lamp for your needs.