Torchiere Table Lamp – A torchiere table lamp (from the French “torch”) is a large, standing on table lamp that provides up lighting for medium to larger spaces. The torchiere has many features that separate it from other forms of freestanding lamps or lighting wiring, which makes it a good choice when cost, the amount of light and atmosphere are the most important considerations.
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Torchiere table lamp is a relatively inexpensive lighting option for two reasons: the lamps themselves are relatively inexpensive, especially the standard big box retailer needed variety and fewer lamps or luminaries provide a significant enough ambient space.
Amount of light
For those that do not have built-in ceiling lights, the torchiere table lamp is one of the easiest ways to provide enough light for larger rooms. Living rooms, bedrooms and family rooms are common areas where multiple lamps or fixtures would typically be needed to illuminate the room.
Although most lighting comes in a wide variety of styles, from historic replicas to ultra-modern sculpted forms, the torchiere style may be more limited, because an upward reflector is needed to achieve its up lighting function. Simple torchiere table lamp found in big box stores is “flying saucer” on a stick.