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Affordable floor lamps great light for under 100

Affordable floor lamps: great light for under $100

Redesigning a drab room does not to cost millions to brighten up and revamp. An easy way to do this is to add a new shelf, some paint or even just some light. A floor lamp can really add value to a space. It can change the atmosphere and lighten up a dark unused corner.

Almost every interior or architecture magazine have photographs in their pages of a stylish chair under the glow of a beautiful floor lamp. But the lamps in magazines or on interior design websites are often listed under the designer label and at the price that goes with it.

Very few of us can go out and buy designer lamps. But there are options if you need to think carefully about where your money goes and still want to have a great space.

Are there good floor lamps available when you are on a budget? There are always options, but it depends on your needs. So let’s take a look at what you can do with a hundred bucks to brighten up your space.

There are several options when you look at lamps under a hundred dollars. Depending on your style and the space you have available you should easily be able to find a lamp that suits your budget.

Even if you find a lamp that perfectly suits your budget, but does not exactly fit your décor, you can refurbish it with a little bit of paint or some other creative tricks.

We have selected a few lamps as examples of what is available to get you started. There are really a lamp for every taste and many of these are available online or through stores for much less money than you would think.


If you need a lamp to be more than a lamp, something like the Brightest- Maxwell shelf floor lamp is a good choice. It is well under a hundred dollars, offers a good standing lamp, but also has some very useful shelf storage integrated into the stand.

The light source is soft with a diffused ambient light and an Asian inspired design that can fit a variety of rooms. You can easily combine this lamp with some of your favorite art pieces, décor elements or books to create a functional and good looking corner in a room.

Space age

If you are looking for a statement piece you don’t have to break the bank either. Ore International offers a five arm arch floor lamp that can make a powerful statement, give your space a designer look and all for under a hundred dollars. It has five different arms, with an individual light on each.

This will give you great versatility for ambient light but can also be the piece that ties the edgy style of a room together. It is available in a shiny chrome or in an elegant black with a dimmer switch. It can create a very unique atmosphere in your living room.

Swedish design

It is no secret that the Swedes know how to design excellent furniture, architecture and lamps, and most of it even on a budget.

There is a reason IKEA is so popular across the world and when you are looking for a lamp that speaks of Scandinavian sophistication the ARÖD Floor lamp is an excellent choice.

It is made from aluminum and powder coated steel and will give you a strong sturdy light suited to many different spaces.

Traditional atmosphere

You don’t only have to look at space age lights or Scandinavian design. If you want something with character that harkens back to a more traditional style, the OttLite Marietta Floor lamp will work well.

It is finished in an antique bronze, with an angled lamp that can be locked into place. It has a sturdy base and will blend into a comfortable living room with ease.

It has a curved arm and the lampshade is designed to reduce eye fatigue, so with this lamp you get 21stcentury technology with vintage elegance.

Architectural sense

If you are looking for a unique yet understated designer piece, similar to the lamps you see in architecture magazines, the Coaster Metal Arc lamp will fit the bill perfectly. It is a bold chrome light with a marble base that grounds it in good sense and style.

It will work very well as a reading light, with a solid lamp shade that will direct the light where you need it. This lamp will also work very well as a partner to a stylish armchair for a reading nook.


As someone with a good sense of style, and even a bit of whimsical flair, you will be able to appreciate a lamp like the Jenson Aged Brass Pharmacy Floor lamp.

It is adjustable and has a good solid base. It comes with a metal construction and an aged brass finish. It has an adjustable swing arm so you can have it right where you need it.

It has a vintage feeling but is also industrial and sophisticated and can either fit in a graphic designer’s studio or a loft living space.

Not only does it look good, it is sturdy and well-made and you get all of this for a hundred bucks. Who said awesome lamps need to cost a fortune?

In conclusion

In this piece, we have taken a look at some of the floor lamps that are available If you don’t want to break the bank.

Depending on your style and needs there are various different options, from the functional to the minimalist, to the designer statement piece. Just because you don’t want to spend thousands of dollars does not mean that you need to compromise on style.

Hopefully our small selection have given you an idea about some of the lamps available and will help you when you need in order to make a decision about which one is really worth your hundred dollars.

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