Table lamps light up small areas and add focal points to a room. Whether you're looking for smaller options for the bedside or large styles that work on end tables and dressers, Staples® carries a variety of lamps and shades that match any decorating style.

Choosing the Right Table Lamps for the Room
Lamps for tables combine a decorative touch with task lighting for reading and writing areas. These lamps are an ideal option for placing beside chairs and couches or for adding softer lighting in reception areas and waiting rooms. Smaller decorative table lamps add soft light that's within easy reach on nightstands. Lamps come in designs that work with every type of decor, ranging from simple models for contemporary rooms to ornate, wooden designs that match mid-century modern spaces. There are also themed lamps in the shape of animals and sports items, providing light sources that highlight similar motifs throughout a room.

Sizes Matter for Table Lamps
The right size decorative table lamp adds an accent to the existing decorating scheme and provides adequate lighting for the location. Small lamps are an ideal solution to place beside beds and dressing tables. Set larger lamps on end tables for a bright reading nook that helps add light to the rest of the room. Measure the table where you plan on putting the lamp. Choose options that don't go over 1.5 times the height of the table for a balanced look. The lamp shade should be large enough to cover the bulb socket and harp, but not more than around two-thirds of the height of the lamp base for optimal symmetry.

What Light Bulbs Are Required for Table Lamps?
Lamps come with different bulb requirements, but most use one of four popular options. Lamps with compact fluorescent bulbs emit a cooler tone that provides softer, less harsh light. These bulbs combine energy efficiency and a long life for reduced changing. LEDs provide energy efficiency and a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours. These bulbs work well in areas requiring bright, direct light. Consider halogen lamps that offer bright, white light that is similar to natural daylight. Incandescent bulbs provide a budget-friendly lighting option, but they produce more heat than other types available.

How Do You Choose the Right Materials for Table Lamps?
Choose lamps that match the existing decor and furniture in the room for aesthetic appeal. Wood lamps pair with country, shabby chic, and traditional spaces. Select finishes that are similar to the colors in the space. Metal decorative table lamps that look like wrought iron add visual impact in spaces with country cottage details. Ceramic lamps in shapes and colors used in other areas of the space tie the room together and blend with the surroundings.

Which Shade Is the Right Choice for Table Lamps?
Lamp shades are available in different shapes that blend with other items in the room. The size of the lamp shade base determines how much light it provides for a given space. Thinner lamp shades light up the area closest to the lamp, while large bell, drum, and tubular models cast a larger circle of brightness. Lamp shades that are proportionate to and match the shape of the base provide balance and visual appeal.
Adesso Lexington Table Lamp, Dark Walnut Rubberwood (4050-15)Adesso Lexington Table Lamp, Dark Walnut Rubberwood (4050-15)
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Adesso Lexington Table Lamp, Dark Walnut Rubberwood (4050-15)
Item #134511
Model #4050-15
  • Dark Walnut Rubberwood With Brushed Steel Accents
  • Frosted Glass Dome Shade
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SEI Zaine Table Lamp - Chocolate (LT5221)
82.79
SEI Zaine Table Lamp - Chocolate (LT5221)
Item #2420297
Model #LT5221
  • Max 150 W incandescent or 26 W CFL, included LED Edison bulb
  • 24" (DIA) x 20.25-23" H
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Essentials LED Table Lamp, Espresso/White (UN58020)Essentials LED Table Lamp, Espresso/White (UN58020)
41.99
Essentials LED Table Lamp, Espresso/White (UN58020)
Item #24411250
Model #UN58020
  • Essentials, a collection by Union & Scale™
  • Modern table lamp
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Macally Nightstand Lamp with USB Charger, Touch On and Off, White (Lampcharge)Macally Nightstand Lamp with USB Charger, Touch On and Off, White (Lampcharge)
53.99
Macally Nightstand Lamp with USB Charger, Touch On and Off, White (Lampcharge)
Item #24287678
Model #LAMPCHARGE
  • 3 Illumination Levels
  • Touch Sensitive Dim, Medium, Bright And Off
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Simple Designs Incandescent Table Lamp Set, Grey (LT2007-GRY-2PK)Simple Designs Incandescent Table Lamp Set, Grey (LT2007-GRY-2PK)
22.99
Simple Designs Incandescent Table Lamp Set, Grey (LT2007-GRY-2PK)
Item #2637346
Model #LT2007-GRY-2PK
  • 2 x Fabric shades
  • 2 x mini chrome bases
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All the Rages Simple Designs NL2007-CHR Morning Glory LED Tree, White
19.19
All the Rages Simple Designs NL2007-CHR Morning Glory LED Tree, White
Item #1180901
Model #NL2007-CHR
  • Silver lamp made of plastic
  • Dimensions: 17.7"H x 13.4"W x 14.9"D
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Limelights Incandescent Table Lamp, Tan (LT2024-TAN)Limelights Incandescent Table Lamp, Tan (LT2024-TAN)
28.59
Limelights Incandescent Table Lamp, Tan (LT2024-TAN)
Item #24288856
Model #LT2024-TAN
  • Perfect for bedrooms, kids room, college dorm, nursery, or fun office
  • Uses 1 x 60W type A medium base bulb (not included)
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Simple Designs Incandescent Bankers Desk Lamp, Brushed Nickel (LT2029-BSN)Simple Designs Incandescent Bankers Desk Lamp, Brushed Nickel (LT2029-BSN)
34.29
Simple Designs Incandescent Bankers Desk Lamp, Brushed Nickel (LT2029-BSN)
Item #2677851
Model #LT2029-BSN
  • Elegant mini banker's lamp
  • Exquisite finish and marbleized glass shade
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Limelights Incandescent Table Lamp, Grey (LT2024-GRY)Limelights Incandescent Table Lamp, Grey (LT2024-GRY)
28.59
Limelights Incandescent Table Lamp, Grey (LT2024-GRY)
Item #24288855
Model #LT2024-GRY
  • Perfect for bedrooms, kids room, college dorm, nursery, or fun office
  • Uses 1 x 60W type A medium base bulb (not included)
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Stalwart 40 LED 5x Desktop Magnifier Gooseneck Lamp - Black (M550003)Stalwart 40 LED 5x Desktop Magnifier Gooseneck Lamp - Black (M550003)
30.99
Stalwart 40 LED 5x Desktop Magnifier Gooseneck Lamp - Black (M550003)
Item #2211423
Model #886511932548
  • Single Shade Chrome Bar Lamp
  • 5x Magnification 3.5 inch Diameter Magnifying glass lens
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