9 Lamps That Are so Beautiful, They Look Like Art

published Sep 13, 2021
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When it comes to ways to add artistic touches to your space, you probably think of eye-catching elements like gallery walls, wallpaper, neon signs, and furniture. After all, each of these things can definitely make a huge impact. But aren’t you forgetting something? Lighting, of course!

With so many different types of lamps and lighting fixtures on the market these days, outfitting your home with creative, beautiful items is easier than ever — but if you don’t know where to look, you may feel stumped. That’s why we’re here to help. Ahead, find nine of our favorite artistic lamps, all of which are bound to earn you endless compliments as soon as you add them to your home.

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This 26-inch lamp may be named after a cactus, but our first impression is glamorous Gatsby vibes. The vintage-inspired beauty features six bulbs at varying heights, along with an easy-to-conceal black fabric cord and a convenient on/off switch.

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Talk about a statement piece! This lamp, which stands 15.75 inches tall, looks more like a sheet of sheer fabric blowing in the wind than a stationary lamp. It's sure to turn heads in your home whether it's illuminated or not.

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This unique mid-century modern lamp is made of plastic and will give your space a funky, ‘70s-inspired vibe. It’s sold in seven stylish colors, each of which stands a modest 7.9 inches tall.

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Prefer a more contemporary look when it comes to your lighting? This 4.26-foot spiral floor lamp will surely spark your interest. The unique shape brings with it dynamic movement, adding instant art gallery vibes to any space.

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For a natural element within your space, consider this heavy marble lamp. In addition to its sturdy nature, the contrast of the black shade against the white base commands the eye's attention.

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West Elm
was $249.00

Given its small size, this lamp might not give off a ton of light in a pitch-black space, but it will shine enough to turn every head that walks into the room. It's an unexpected way to top off a dresser, bar cabinet, or entryway table.

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was $79.99

Here’s another contemporary lamp that will grab all the attention in your home. The coolest part about it is that you can switch between warm light, white light, and natural light (all of which are dimmable), so you can set any mood you like.

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If you count books among some of your greatest friends, then this is the lamp for you. Use it to hold your place in whatever you might be reading at the moment, or choose to display your all-time favorite works. Either way, you'll have an incredibly unique piece that will make you smile every time you see it.

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West Elm

If you love the chic nature of the cactus lamp we mentioned above but are hoping for something a bit taller, this popular West Elm floor lamp is a great option. It has a convenient on/off button that you can press with your foot, as well as a fabric-wrapped cord that's easy to conceal. Coming from someone who owns this beauty, trust me when I say that guests will always ask you where you got such a stunning piece!