Owing to their size, modern floor lamps are natural attention-getters, but they're also versatile lighting solutions for the modern home, easy to move and easily adjustable to specific needs. Our Top 10 Modern Floor Lamps include design icons and innovative contemporary lamps alike, statuesque scene stealers that showcase elegant forms, inventive materials, and cutting edge technology. Looking for the perfect table lamp? Peruse our list of Top 20 Contemporary Table Lamps.
Top 10 Modern Floor Lamps
Gubi Grashoppa Floor Lamp
First issued in 1947, Gubi's revival of Greta Grossman's tubular steel floor lamp is a dynamic presence, with its slender, tilted body and conical shade. If directional light and no glare is your wish, Grashoppa is here to grant it.
FLOS Spun Floor Lamp
Sebastian Wrong's exquisite modern floor lamp is already a contemporary icon, its fluid, statuesque form meticulously engineered from spun aluminum, and given a high-gloss finish as smooth as silk.
Foscarini Twiggy Floor Lamp
Twiggy's unmistakable profile makes a slender, dramatic arc in the air, exquisitely balanced via a system of counter weights. A modern floor lamp that provides both direct and ambient illumination, skinny Twiggy makes a big impression.
Kartell Kabuki Floor Lamp
Ferruccio Laviani's glamorous floor lamp for Kartell will take center stage in any contemporary space, its all-over decorative surface emitting beautiful nuanced light at night, while remaining gorgeous objet d'art in the light of day.
Louis Poulsen AJ Floor Lamp
This modern lighting icon from Arne Jacobsen may have been designed more than half a century ago, but its slender body and conical shade remain forever young. A whole slew of colors means AJ complements any interior scheme.
Blu Dot Perimeter Floor Lamp
A striking modern floor lamp, Perimeter combines loops of powder coated steel with a solid fabric shade. Available in five elegant colors, Perimeter's graphic, yet playful, form easily segues from bedroom to home office to baby room.
FLOS IC Lights Floor Lamp
A minimalist's dream, Michael Anastassiades' IC Lights Floor Lamp is the kind of balancing act any modern design lover will welcome, its brushed brass stem and opaline glass globe creating an inspired modern lighting statement.
FontanaArte Cheshire Floor Lamp
Refined and restrained, Cheshire is a modern floor lamp that merges a straight line with a beautifully modulated dome. A wide opaline diffuser ensures that Cheshire's downward light imbues a room with an attractive, nuanced glow.