Blog • 6 mins • Thursday February 27, 2020

And Then There Was Light: Green Front Lamps and Lighting to Make Your Space Shine

Light Design that will improve the way your home looks.

Lighting is the magic ingredient that brings your room into focus. The perfect lamp can create a gentle ambience, illuminate a workspace or flood your favorite reading chair with warmth. At Green Front we offer a range of lamps to help you create stunning lighting looks in a snap. From modern to vintage to coastal and traditional, Green Front has task, table and floor lighting from Chelsea House, Gabby, John Richard and more.

Whether your style is traditional and elegant, chic and modern, or something else entirely, it’s time to illuminate a world of lighting possibilities at Green Front.

Timeless Traditional and Truly Transitional

What better way to accent your traditional and transitional spaces than with equally classic and timeless lighting and home accessories from Green Front. These styles are the perfect pairing for a traditional look.

The Donald Table Lamp from Hickory Chair features three crystal spheres in a brass cage and stepped brass base, making it clear that traditional doesn’t have to mean understated. The bold masculine flair of this lamp gives it a fresh feel.

The Gabby Piper Table Lamp is a traditional lamp from Green Front that makes a strong statement. The black and white marble center placed against the elegant antique brass neck gives this table lamp a contemporary update.

The Charlotte Floor Lamp by Chelsea House, complete with weathered bronze, is a reimagined old-world look. Its dainty frame and petite shade give a lantern-inspired feel, while the small footprint adds versatility.

Less is often more with timeless traditional lighting. Just take a look at the Joel Table Lamp by Gabby. A simple silhouette adds to the understated appeal. The base is handmade glass and acrylic with a decadent white marble milk glass finish. The charcoal linen shade adds a subtle pop of texture.

Inspired by the Italian designer Ico Parisi, circa 1950, the ultra-masculine Architectural Floor Lamp by Jonathan Charles features a leather shade with plaid details. It stands on three rich oak legs with brass fittings – the epitome of equestrian style.

The Brazanga Blue Lamp from Port 68 is a traditional masterpiece. Featuring chinoiserie—the colorful blue adaptation of linen printed fabrics popularized by Portuguese trade routes to British East India—this lamp has aged brass hardware and a square lucite base. The pattern featured is classic and colorful. The craquelure effect on the base combines with light-hearted depictions of jungle cats making this lamp perfect for rounding out traditional decor.

Transitional decor folds in beautifully to both traditional and modern styles. The John Richard Stacked Table Lamp is an excellent example that is comfortable in each of these  worlds. With a scorched silver and gold finish on its hand-forged iron rings, this lamp gives a feeling of movement while maintaining a reserved elegance.

Clearly Coastal Lighting

Sometimes lighting sets a mood. Sometimes it sets sail. Coastal lighting at Green Front evokes beachy vibes, from subtle hints of salt air to undeniably seaside. Whether you’re decorating a beachside cottage or just want your space to feel like an escape by the ocean, these home accessories and lamps can light the way.

With beautiful abstract colors and clean lines, this John Richard Ocean Table Lamp will bring an ocean view to any room. It’s actually a small printed canvas encased in clear acrylic. The cream shade sets off this contemporary coastal piece perfectly.

For something a little more understated, the John Richard Aperture Ring Table Lamp features an artistic take on coral elements in an open circle. The matching finial adds extra detail and fun texture.

A classic from StyleCraft, the Basilica Sky Traditional Table Lamp has a shabby chic teal base that is delightfully distressed. Perfect for a beach cottage and long sunny days, the natural fiber shade has an airy look. Just add a beach towel, sand and sun.

The Olmstead Lamp in Whitewash from Wildwood will have you remembering long strolls on the beach with its pale driftwood base. Designed by architect Frederick Olmsted, the lamp was inspired by wisteria vines. The light colors of the natural linen shade and whitewash base perfectly compliment a contemporary coastal room or space.

Modern and Mid-century Miracles

Modern and mid-century design emphasizes strong lines and powerful statements. Sleek and functional, sometimes even funky, modern and mid-century lamps add additional functionality to home accessories and workspaces. They soften strong edges, and can even inject a touch of whimsy.

The Jethro Table Light (middle) from Nuevo is a modern task light workhorse. Its solid oak arms are cantilevered for full adjustability. Perfect for desks, dark corners, and anywhere you need extra function and stylish lighting. The space-saving profile of the Emmet Table Light (left and right), also from Neuvo, is another functional task lighting solution. The fully adjustable head puts you in complete control.

Mid-century meets funky with the Nuevo Byron Floor Lamp. Three arms and seven light fixtures rest on a black marble base. The warmth of the Edison bulbs are offset by a bright copper finish and the striking sputnik design.

Industrial details are the focus with the Kemper Table Lamp from Harp & Finial. In homage to that spirit, the usual fabric shade has been replaced with striking mesh and metal. The dual-column base highlights the lamp’s switch, purposefully placed front and center in a surprising twist. The glow from the barely concealed bulbs warms up the otherwise minimal styling.

Modern lighting doesn’t have to mean severe. The Umage Eos Floor Lamp and Tripod Lamp use real ostrich feathers to create a cloud-like, whimsical effect in blush pink and soft gray. Whimsy and softness can be a great way to balance out the sharpness of modern decor. These lamps are a perfect way to cast a gentle glow.

The Wildwood Mini Me Lamp features solid crystal on an old silver mounting. Compact and simple, this lamp epitomizes modern style with its true white silkette shade. Measuring only 18 inches high, the demure scale is part of the big appeal of this stylish lamp.


From modern task lighting to traditional lamps, lighting can change the look of your space unlike anything else. Green Front has floor, table and task lighting waiting to complete your modern, coastal and traditional looks.


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