Shine On

These bright lights are sure to chase off that winter gloom

  • Metallic Muse: Inspired by the elegant curves of
    a Parisian metal fence, this alluring lamp melds with a variety of décor styles. Home-owners can include this look in either a floor or table lamp. Montaigne lamp ($2,050), by Niermann Weeks
  • Twist of Fate: With a look that is playful, chic,
    and masculine, this polished nickel statement piece could find a home in most any room. We suggest: Showcase a pair on matching nightstands. Sidney nickel table lamp ($899), from
  • Shape Shifter: With a base that lights up (and
    dims!), this pared-down piece takes your less-is-more philosophy to a bright new level. Lamp ($599), by Holtkoetter, from Filament Lighting, 952-926-500, filament
  • Natural Radiance • Let the eco-friendly you shine
    through in your home décor with this sizeable centerpiece. Going green never looked so stylish. Lamp ($525), from Vivid Interior, 226 Cedar Lake Rd. S., Mpls., 612-874-3282,
  • Understated Elegance: Traditionalists, take note:
    The classically stunning glass base of this table lamp, will add a splash of intrigue to your timeless style. Glass lamp ($799), by Palacek, from Traditions Classic Home Furniture,
  • It’s All in the Details • If your home is as
    meticulous as it is beautiful, this sparkling mercury glass table lamp and unique handpainted shade will fit right in. Deauville table lamp ($915), from Hirschfield’s Design Resource,

It’s no secret that by the time February rolls around, we could all use a little more light in our lives. To get you in the spring spirit, we scoured the cities for the best and brightest lamps our sun-deprived eyes could find. Whether your décor is modern, traditional, trendy, or timeless, let these styles lead you down your own path to enlightenment—pun intended.