For a sleek approach consider recessed spotlights which appear as brilliant circles in the ceiling rather than protruding lights. They are effective illuminators with an understated modern look.
Have you ever considered in-floor lighting for your bathroom? As unlikely as this might seem we would not be surprised if this becomes a common feature in the years to come! For starters the popularity of freestanding bathtubs means designs like the ones showcased below will only grow in number.
White directional spotlights with LED bulbs rest between the beams in the next bedroom and they illuminate the artwork as well as the area near the headboard. Evening reading made easy!
For those who are specifically looking for desk lamps you have to check out the ones sold by MartyBelkDesigns on Etsy. Not only do they have outlets for you to plug your laptop in they also come with working USB ports too!
When it comes to the type of lamp that has a lamp shade industrial design gets quite creative to reinvent the look. Check out this first lamp featured on DIY Network which uses a wire shade and a stack of old books for the base.
A substantial base makes all the difference. This Wythe Live-Edge Rectangular Dining Table is inspired by late 1970s postmodernism. Polished brass is the perfect choice for a base featuring rectangular supports: