With so many options from which to choose, you may be left confused about which lamp is right for your living room. There are some factors you need to consider first to properly measure the effects and advantages of the pieces you're eyeing on. Look at the style of the lamp. You may need to choose the material and design carefully to match the accents and color from the room if you're following a certain theme. The material used must also compliment the main theme. The lamp base should match the conclusion well. That's a simple rule. The color in the base should also blend well or make a nice contrast with all the lamp shade.