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Editor’s Picks: Modern Floor Lamps

Modern floor lights can be used in a number of ways, from adding a touch of style with torchiere floor lamps to improving the mood by adding ambient floor lighting. Use a modern floor lamp to brighten a dark corner, showcase art and architectural features, or to simply add instant ambiance in any room.

Superloon LED Floor Lamp

Superloon LED Floor Lamp by Jasper Morrison from FLOS

With a captivating allure, the Superloon LED Floor Lamp by FLOS will freshen your space with a celestial-inspired, modern appeal. Manufactured in Italy, this enchanting floor lamp is built for functionality thanks to its unique ability to soften color temperature with warm tone dimming and its silk screened diffuser.

Tolomeo Mega LED Floor Lamp

Tolomeo Mega LED Floor Lamp
Tolomeo Mega LED Floor Lamp from Artemide

In 1989, when the Tolomeo was given the Compasso d’Oro award for Italian industrial design it was credited with having achieved the perfect synthesis between design and engineering that works together in total “sync” to materialize an idea and create the perfect object for industrial production. Now offered with an integrated LED module, the Tolomeo Mega LED Floor Lamp is positioned to last for generations to come.

Link Floor Lamp

Link Floor Lamp by Ray Power from LZF

The Link Floor Lamp is part of an on going study of form, repetition and geometry. Sumptuous curves create an organic yet regular pattern that is endlessly engaging to the eye and glows in tones from light to dark.

George Nelson Lotus Floor Lamp – Cigar

George Nelson Lotus Floor Lamp - Cigar
George Nelson Lotus Floor Lamp – Cigar from Herman Miller

Without question, the George Nelson Bubble Lamp Cigar Floor Lamp is a tried-and-true standard of the modern vocabulary. First designed in 1947, these lamps are constructed of an innovative taut plastic that coats a steel wire-frame. Nelson’s mid-century modern floor lamp design and ingenious use of materials prove to eliminate glare and provide an abundant, yet diffused light.

Excel Floor Lamp

Excel Floor Lamp
Excel Floor Lamp from Roll and Hill

A spare and elegant oak and steel form provide the structure to support the illuminated fabric shade of the Excel Floor Lamp. The design of Excel is inspired by the colorful charts and graphs produced by the popular computer program, and its best-hidden secret is a metallic reflector located inside the shade. The shade pivots slightly to provide direct and ambient illumination.

Cortina Floor Lamp

Cortina Floor Lamp by Pablo Pardo from Pablo Designs

In designing the Cortina Floor Lamp, Pablo wanted to create a product that was revolutionary yet familiar. What resulted was not only a new lamp but also a new archetype for indoor lighting ‐ one that blurs the boundary between the utilitarian work lamp and traditional shaded lamp.

Linescapes LED Floor Lamp

Linescapes LED Floor Lamp by Nemo Studio from Nemo

The Linescapes LED Floor Lamp by Nemo provides a sleek, minimalist lighting solution for modern interiors. Its design features a tall Aluminum pole (joined to a rectangular base) that houses an Opal White Polycarbonate shade and integrated LED light source.

Twiggy Floor Lamp

Twiggy Floor Lamp
Twiggy Floor Lamp from Foscarini

The Twiggy Floor Lamp is characterized by a thin, playful and sophisticated design. Flexibility is the word for Twiggy; flexibility of the material which defines the ample and essential curve of the arm that carries the light source far from the base, in the possibility of adjusting the height of the shade thanks to a system of counterweights, and in the possibility of adjusting the length of the arm.

AJ Floor Lamp

AJ Floor Lamp
AJ Floor Lamp from Louis Poulsen

Designed for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, this modern classic features an asymmetrical shape and adjustable head. The AJ Floor Lamp creates direct and angled illumination, perfect for reading and writing. The lighting characteristics make it suitable when placed in a situation where distinct and directed illumination is required.

Z-BAR Gen 3 LED Floor Lamp

Z-BAR Gen 3 LED Floor Lamp from Koncept
Z-BAR Gen 3 LED Floor Lamp from Koncept

Ideal for reading in an easy chair or at a counter, the Z-Bar Gen 3 LED Floor Lamp brings the clean, modern design of the Z-Bar family without the need for a table. Adjustable positions and generous reach provide for a perfect lighting companion.


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