With so many options to select from, you may be left unclear about which lamp suits your living room. There are several factors you need to consider first to properly appraise the effects and advantages of the pieces you're eyeing on. Check out the style of the lamp. You may need to choose the material and design carefully to match the accents and color in 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 with the base should also blend well or make a nice contrast along with the lamp shade.