The Metal of the Moment: The Best Brass Floor Lamps for Stylish Modern Interiors

updated May 3, 2019
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Lamps aren’t just a convenient way to ensure that your living room isn’t engulfed in darkness — they’re also a great way to add a little extra style. This is especially true with floor lamps, which draw the eye upward and make a big statement without taking up a ton of space. Here are 12 of our favorite floor lamps in brass, the metal of the moment.


A statement-making lamp at a very appealing price.

At 55″ high, this petite floor lamp would be perfect perched over a reading chair in a sweet little corner of your home.

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A quirky shape and a shiny finish make this lamp an eye-catching addition to a dark corner.

The contrast between black and brass gives this lamp an extra dose of sophistication, while the articulating joints let you move the shade to just the spot you need to illuminate.

The classic brass reading lamp, perfect for any style of interior.

A twist on the classic task lamp, with a bit of a retro feel.

This lamp to me has a bit of an Italian-modern vibe, which is very now. It also feels quite high-end, which belies its $189 price tag.

A version of the famous arc lamp rendered in brass.

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Like a slim, streamlined update on the classic banker’s lamp.

The bubbles are very playful and a little bit ’70s — perfect for a modern living room that needs a little pizazz.

The two adjustable arms and tilting head of this lamp give it a pleasingly sculptural quality.

Very unusual, almost like an alien creature. But in a good way.

Like an impossibly classy street lamp. Put it in a corner where it has a little extra space, so you can really see it shine.