The Theremin floor lamp from Adesso provides powerful room-filling light and a way to adjust it using hand gestures. Its powerful LEDs direct warm white light in three directions (up, left and right) — you simply place your hands where you want the light to go. Available in three colors. www.adessohome.com
Fermob’s modern Balad lamp lights up indoor and outdoor spaces with its rechargeable battery. The handle makes it easy to carry. Now available in Lagoon Blue, shown here. www.fermob.com
Zuo Modern’s Pong table lamp showcases LED’s abilities in a round design on a rectangular base. Finished in gray. www.zuomod.com
A new edition to Artemide’s Empatia Collection, this mobile LED lamp takes the look anywhere. The hand-blown glass and LED tube add a modern touch. www.artemide.net
Named for its unique joint design, Koncept’s Splitty table lamp stands 17 inches high. When illuminated, the LED head casts an even glow thanks to the fully diffused light panel. www.koncept.com
Impressive and glowing, the Illuminated Crystal Obelisk from Global Views stops the show with its solid crystal obelisk on top of a brass and nickel finished base. The base holds an LED bulb. www.globalviews.com
Eighteen cut and folded leaf-like plates of steel surround the light source of the Cumulus floor lamp from Hubbardton Forge’s Vermont Modern line. The plates articulate and can move at the touch of a finger. www.vermontmodern.com
Decorative LED continues to make strides — these table and floor lamp options will surely be on your hit list this summer.