It’s not only a desk lamp that can be used for studying but a floor lamp can be used too. Good thing is that a floor lamp will give you the convenience from reading from your couch while still adding to the décor of your house. People have different reasons why they go for floor lamps as opposed to desk lamps, some it is the space and for some they don’t even have those desks for floor lamps is the only way to go. Yu however have to choose the right lamp to serve your purpose well. Different people will have different needs for floor lamps and what works best for one person may not necessarily work for you. Some of the things that you have to bear in mind while choosing a floor lamp include:
The height of your living room
The floor lam should be in proportion to the height of your living room. This can be determined by measuring the height of the living room then using those measurements in choosing a lamp.
The area needing light
The height of the lamp will also determine the area which it can emit light. The taller the lamp the more area it can light. This will depend on where you will use the light to read and the amount of light that you need. This will depend on where the lamp will be placed. The amount of light you will need will help you decide on where to place floor lamps. It can be centrally placed in the room, behind the couch, or in a certain corner it will depend on your lighting needs.
The intensity of light
This will depend on what kind of studying you are doing, whether it’s on the computer or on a book. As for computers, tablets and phones, the screens will glare light giving it a different lighting need as compared to a book. This will totally depend on your individual preference. If you do different kinds of reading and you are not sure which kind of lighting you will need, it’s better to go for a lamps that have multi settings of light and thus you can adjust the lighting at a particular time depending on your need.
You should go for a floor lamp that is energy star rated to help you save on your energy. As much as most lamps may be energy star rated, not all have the same capacity of conserving energy; you should keep that in mind.
Your choice of floor lamp should be in synchrony with the interior décor of the house. It should have the right colors textures and should be able to emit the right ambience. The lamp should blend well with the theme of the house and the decors used in the house.
Different lamps have different costs depending on the features of the lamp. You should choose a lamp depending on your budget.