With so many options to pick from, you may be left confused about which lamp suits your living room. There are several factors you need to consider first to properly evaluate the advantages and effects of the pieces you're eyeing on. Check out the style of the lamp. If you're using a certain theme, you may have to choose the material and design carefully to complement the color and accents of the room. The material used also needs to compliment the main theme. The lamp base should match the conclusion well. That's a simple rule. The color with the base should also blend well or create a nice contrast with all the lamp shade.