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The Best Lamp Sets for Your Home

Lamps are a popular way to provide illumination and ambiance to a room. Some people prefer them to built-in overhead lights since they tend to be softer and less overpowering. Lamps can come in various shapes, sizes, and colors to match and enhance a room’s décor. Buying a set rather than individually is the best way to ensure that your lamps complement each other in design and style, granting your living room or bedroom a more neat, uniform, and put-together appearance. More often than not, buying your lamps as a set will be more cost-efficient than buying them individually as well. Here are a few lamp sets that we recommend.

What to Consider in a Lamp Set

Here are a few things to think about before buying a lamp set:

  • Design: The number of different lamp designs and styles are almost unlimited. This extends to both lamp’s base and its shade. The bases may be rounded, long and skinny, rectangular, square, hollowed out, and much more. They can be made of metal, porcelain, see-through crystalline material, or several other things. Shades also come in a range of shapes, sizes, and colors. Think about what you might prefer. Whether you like a modern, vintage, traditional, or some other style, you should be able to find a design that fits your home’s rooms and décor.
  • Type: Most lamp sets you’ll find will be tabletop or desk lamps, made to rest on dressers, desks, nightstands, and TV or bedside tables. It is certainly possible to find floor lamps that come as a set, however. You may even find a lamp set that is comprised of a table lamp and a floor lamp. Consider which type or types of lamp you want for your living space and purchase accordingly.
  • Quantity: Knowing how many lamps you want or need for your home will make a difference while shopping. This may depend on the size of the room or rooms you’re buying for, how much space is available, the overhead and natural lighting available, or other factors. Most lamp sets will be sold in pairs. While dual lamps are by far the easiest to find, sets of three are not uncommon. Sets of four or more will be trickier to find.

Best Bedroom Set: Focondot USB Table Lamps for Bedroom

If you’re looking for a new pair of bedside lamps, this multifunctional, minimalist lamp set will make a great addition to your nightstands. The cylindrical lampshades create a soft, warm, cozy ambiance whether you order them in white or gray. The fabric of the shades is detachable, convenient for when it needs to be cleaned or stored. Both lamps have built-in dual USB ports at the base that will charge your electronic devices even when the lamp is switched off, making it easy and convenient to charge your phone or tablet as you sleep. Turn the lamps off with either the pull chain switch or the on/off power switch along the cord. Lightbulbs do not come included with your purchase.

Best Bedroom Set

Best Living Room Set: Tangkula Three-Piece Lamp Set

This set of three lamps will perfectly suit any living or family room. This matching trio is comprised of two table lamps, each just shy of 2 feet tall, and a floor lamp just over 5 feet tall. All three lamps are made with a steel base for maximum stability and durability. The steel can be finished to resemble either antique bronze or chrome with crystalline decorations, depending on if you prefer a traditional or modern look. Regardless of the finish you pick, each lamp has a cream fabric shade. All three use one maximum 60-watt standard-medium base bulb (sold separately). Some assembly is required for this set, though all hardware and the easy-to-follow instructions come included.

Best Living Room Set

Tangkula Lamp Set 3-Piece Modern Home Living Room Bedroom Antique Bronze Finish Lamps, Floor Lamp and Table Lamps Set with Soft Pleated White Fabric Shades (Antique Bronze)

A trio of sturdy, durable steel lamps that offer either a traditional or modern look, depending on your preferred finish.

Best for Small Spaces: HAITRAL Bedside Table Lamps

Even if you live in a dorm, small studio apartment, or condo, there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy the soft lighting of a lamp set. These small table lamps, less than 1.5 feet high each, will fit perfectly in even limited spaces while still offering a warm and homey atmosphere. They’ll fit perfectly on a dresser, desk, bedside table, or any other surface in your living space. The lamps don’t lack for sturdiness either. Both have a long, straight, premium metal base that combines a modern aesthetic with durability and strength. They’re compatible with E26 standard-sized bulbs (sold separately). Incandescent, halogen, LED, and CFL lightbulbs will all work with these lamps as long as they’re the appropriate size. This set is available for purchase in three color combinations: a black base with tan shades, a silver base with gray shades, or a black base with gray shades.

Best Modern Design: ZEEFO USB Modern Design Table Lamps

This pair of rectangular-shaped lamps serve their traditional function admirably while providing your living room, den, or bedroom with a more contemporary look. Both lamps have a modern gray shade with a silver-colored body and chunky black, square base. Both lamp bases are equipped with two USB ports, a three-pronged outlet, and a two-pronged outlet to accommodate all of your electronics’ charging needs while keeping them right at hand. Charge your phone, tablet, laptop, and more all at once. The lamps turn on and off with a small tug of the pull chain switch. Use with E26 base bulbs (not included). Lightbulbs that give off a cool, white light are recommended for best effect when paired with the dark gray lampshade.

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