Torchiere floor lamps and uplight lamps add a unique dimension to spaces that normal ceiling lights and wall lights simply aren't able to do. The height and portability of this style of floor lamp gives them a unique personality and allows them to become more than a light fixture; like a piece of furniture, they are a presence in the overall design scheme. They provide overall lighting, but uplight floor lamps also have the ability to brighten darker corners or create bursts of up-light along an extended wall. Many of these types of floor lamps work well as reading lamps too, so there's an element of adjustability that is especially great for near the recliner when reading late at night. In living rooms and bedrooms, a torch floor lamps is a go-to choice and they work in almost any home style.