2 Modern Table Lamps to Light Up Your Day

Finding the right lighting for your space can make or break the room. You need to consider so many things—shade or no shade? LED or incandescent? A traditional pair or something small and sculptural, like a Noguchi lantern?

Then, of course, there are all of the lighting trends you’ve been wanting to try out. (Darn you, Pinterest!) While installing and uninstalling pendant fixtures and bubble chandeliers isn’t really an option, the humble table lamp provides territory ripe for experimentation. Here are fifteen of our favorites, sure to inspire your next “Eureka!” moment—bulb not included.