10 Creative Lamp Base Designs Light Up the Room

When you think about it, lamps are very simple if you strip them down to the basics. It’s quite interesting how we managed to turn that simple mechanism into a wonderful accent piece that’s both functional and beautiful. The basic mechanism is pretty much the same for every lamp and yet they are all so different. Some are unique and stand out with their designs and this makes them special. Here are some great examples.

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You can make a lamp base out of almost anything if you’re creative

In the case of a lamp, it’s difficult to decide whether the lampshade or the base is more important. If it’s not one it’s the other. Today we’re going to take a look at some very interesting lamp base designs. You can easily spruce up a lamp by coming up with a creative idea for a base. You can use all sorts of things. For example, you could use a stack of books to make a very interesting lamp base.

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Drill a hole in the middle of a coffee cup and it will become an accessory for your lamp
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Books can be used to make a very nice lamp base for the bedroom or reading corner
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A sculptural look can be achieved by using natural shapes and materials
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Even pipes can be turned into a unique base for a desk lamp
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Sometimes size can be a method for attracting attention as well
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A minimalist table lamp with such a delicate look and unique design
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A transparent lamp base can also be interesting and quite versatile as well
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A lamp suited for a themed décor that will definitely stand out
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Natural forms and materials work well in combination with other nature-related elements

When you have imagination and creativity, you can use pretty much anything to create something unique. You can see in one of the pictures that a lamp has a base made from cups and plates. That’s definitely something you don’t see every day. One amp has a base made of pipes and that’s also very interesting. Other have a more sculptural and artistic look. But whether it’s handcrafted, a DIY piece or something made by a famous designer, the purpose is the same: to impress.

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