Lamps have a way of dressing up a home - and it is tricky thing to get right. It needs to be light enough so you can see (and read), and on the other hand you don't want it looking like a cafeteria. So there is a fine balance. What I also love are decorative lights like the ones below. It is an art piece hanging from the ceiling - and it is functional, great combo I'd say. What kind of lamps do you like?