With so many options to select from, 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 assess the effects and advantages of the pieces you're eyeing on. Look into the style of the lamp. If you're following 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 need to compliment the main theme. The lamp base should match the conclusion well. That's a straightforward rule. The color with the base should also blend well or create a nice contrast along with the lamp shade.