“You can never have too many lamps in a room!  Lighting equals happiness, therefore lamps equal happiness.”  

~Maria Killam, True Color Expert

I agree with Maria!  Lamps are considered a decor item.  With so many choices to compliment your style, why wouldn’t you invest in lamps—both table and floor lamps?  Lighting is an essential ingredient when decorating a room.

Should lamps in a room match?  For a formal look, two matching lamps on either end of a console table looks perfect!  (See picture.  Don’t you love all the lighting in this room?  You can’t see all of them, but there are two table lamps, two wall chandeliers, a ceiling chandelier and a picture light.  I love how this room turned out.)

Some people do not like symmetrical, so  different lamps that don’t match is OK, as well.  Different lamps will add character to a room.  It’s all a personal choice and I’m happy to help you find the best choice for you.