With so many options available, 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 effects and advantages of the pieces you're eyeing on. Look into the style of the lamp. You may need to choose the material and design carefully to match the color and accents of the room if you're following a certain theme. The material used also needs to compliment the main theme. The lamp base should match the conclusion well. That's a fundamental rule. The color of your base should also blend well or make a nice contrast with all the lamp shade.