1 CITRUS SHADES
A colourful glazed lamp base is a great way to brighten up a neutral room and a shade in a contrasting colour adds extra impact. Continue the look with sparing splashes of colour in accessories, such as cushions. Nellie table lamp in Mootard, £100, with Straight Empire in Papaya Parchment, £85; Stanley wall light in petrol blue with ‘elbow’ wall fitting in antiqued brass, £94; all Pooky. Percy armchair, £790; Georgette footstool, £590; both sofa.com
2 UP AND AWAY
Inspired by hot air balloons and carousels, this striped design can be clustered together, hung in a row or used individually. It’s made from aluminium with a matt-white interior, offering
glare-free downward soft light.
Louis Poulsen Cirque pendant, £183, Nest
3 OLD SCHOOL
Thanks to a weight in its base this table lamp is super sturdy. An integrated dimmer allows it to change from general to mood lighting and even on full, it still provides a soft glow so is ideal for bedtime reading.
Stockholm chrome-plated lamp, £39, Ikea
4 CLEAR WINNERS
Create ambience with these simple glass pendants. Complete with brass fittings, the clean design will look neat in a row of three above a dining table or kitchen island. Kingsley Vintage jar lamps, £49 each; Evelyn extending dining table, £179; both Very