When you intend to use them for purposes other than lighting a few things should be considered. These are the factors that will determine whether the proposed statement is well established or you just missed everything out.
Things to consider;
- The color of the lamp, how well it blends with the table or how well the color you want does come out concerning the intentions and the final outlook.
- Their design, there are those that have the old model design while other represent the modern makes. If you want to give an ancient atmosphere, for example, a former model will be fit, and it should be made of those materials used then.
- The material that makes the outer frame. Mostly they will constitute of a bulb holder, a cable to connect to a power source and the entire frame holding the lamp together. The frame material is what you should be concerned with; it should be of high quality to keep both its color and shape despite the heating by the bulb.
- How you control it. A table lamp should have a control mechanism like a switch, others are remotely controlled, but you cannot have the table lamp placed at the middle of the room where there is no power source to plug it in.
After establishing the above factors get yourself the most quality and energy efficient lamp for the table, one that will serve your purpose. The bulb used may be changed to suit your preference and ultimately give a different ambiance to the room.