The 10 Chicest Small Table Lamps to Upgrade Your Living Space
Regardless of how long you’ve lived in it, your home is an environment that is ever-evolving. In fact, we can think of a myriad of failsafe ways to instantly spruce up our ambiance, including playing with textures, adding in objet d’art pieces, or incorporating a vivid hue to impart a dose of unexpected energy. However, one of our favorite decor hacks is adding small table lamps to your design mix to instantly brighten any interior.
When carefully considered, lamps have the ability to set the right ambiance and bathe your milieu in a tonal, warm glow. We’ve scoured the market for the best iterations to fit every mood and style in your home – from a minimalist master suite to a dynamic dining area. Consider these small table lamps some of the chicest and most important pieces to instantly update your home interiors.
Single Bamboo Lamp: Each Riviere piece is expertly handcrafted in Italy by the most skilled artisans who possess lifelong experience and passion. This Single Bamboo Lamp is a manifestation of the brand’s ethos, and artfully combines a large, single bamboo lamp, a chrome base, and lacquered ivory for a multi-dimensional finish that will impress in any interior.
Brass and Horn Table Lamp: Founded by Mario Guerra in 1958, design brand, Arcahorn, handcrafts luxury furniture, small table lamps, and accessories that are instantly recognizable for their unique aesthetic appeal and visual harmony. This Brass and Horn Table Lamp is no exception, as it beautifully bridges traditional and modern design vis-à-vis horn details, a brushed gilded brass base, and a black fabric lampshade, resulting in an exclusive piece that impeccably personifies elegance and sophistication.
Perfume Bottle Lamp: Porta Romana values two concepts above all others: design and craftsmanship. The Perfume Bottle Lamp was the brand’s first lamp to have a coordinated-colored shade with a twisted silk flex specially dyed to correspond. Reminiscent of the atomizer on a 50s perfume bottle, this lamp instantly offers a fabulous splash of color and retro flair to any home.
Sogno Table Lamp: Selezioni Domus was founded in Florence in 1900, and has since been hand-manufacturing brass in an artisanal fashion that adheres to storied Florentine tradition. This Sogno Table Lamp is a preeminent example of this design ethos, and possesses a beautiful brass base and white fabric lampshade that makes for a striking addition to any space.
Ellisse Table Lamp: Unique and timeless know-how combine in all of Selezioni Domus’s rarified pieces. The brand’s love of brass — combined with other fine materials such as crystal, horn, and leather — and its continued collaboration with prestigious architects make their small table lamps some of the finest in the world. This Ellisse Table Lamp fits the bill with its chrome base and black shade, as it instantly elevates any room in your home with a compelling dose of novel design.
A focus on neutral tones makes this stone table lamp with a linen shade a must-have for anyone who has white and tan as major factors in their decorative color scheme. The spherical base and cylindrical shade add a welcome and varied silhouette.
This low-profile table lamp gives off a swanky, classic vibe, as though it should be paired with lush, jewel-toned furniture and yellowing books. A frosted shade emits a diffused glow that is great for adding ambient light to a room.
If you’re looking for a lamp that takes you to faraway places, look no further than this piece with its tube-shaped, rattan base (each one is steamed and hand-bent). From the minds at Serena & Lily comes a beautiful lamp that would look amazing with any coastal decor.
Made in Italy, these lamps feature a checkerboard of brass and pressed Murano glass. The angular nature and striking pattern ensure that these contemporary pieces will be in style for years to come.
This iconically shaped table lamp from Design Within Reach has curves in all the right places, offering a futuristic air. Shiny all over, its mushroom shape is sure to draw attention.
Baccarat’s Baby Candy Light Nomadic Lamp blends ceramic (base) and crystal (shade). Available in Baccarat red, matte bronze, matte white, and matte black, this dazzling piece is wireless—which means it can easily punctuate any surface.
A twist on the traditional bank lamp, this lamp features a shade that has been crafted from a high-quality resin—which allows light to shine through the marbled surface. A metal base and pull chains give it that antique feel.
Utterly unexpected, this lamp uses leather to accent both its shade and its base. This sense of modernity is punctuated by its opaque, plexiglass diffuser and its circular shape.
Family-owned company Robert Abbey has been making lighting since 1948. Looking at the timeless Berkley lamp by Michael Berman, it’s easy to see how it has stayed in business so long. From the glazed body to the walnut wood finishings, it’s a grounding addition to any room.
This perfectly modern lamp from Jonathan Adler features beautiful lead crystal with polished nickel accents. The shade comes in oyster or black silk, so it’s sure to fit your décor.