Pick the Right Lamp
Decorating expert Phoebe Howard takes the guesswork out of choosing the right lamp for any space
Bedside Table"Get the arc of light right for reading," says Phoebe. "Choose shades that will keep your lamp height around 26 to 30 inches. You can also put a three-way switch or even two sockets on your lamp for twice as much light."
Buy It: Jane Lamp ($465) by Arteriors Home (arteriorshome.com) and Paper Box Pleat Shade ($115), available from Mrs. Howard; phoebehoward.net.