Contemporary floor lamp for reading or accent lighting, lamps with their original fittings require bulbs that you cannot find the lighting time of your super center. Thankfully, there are specialty stores and online sources that carry those hard to find items along with other fittings that meet the specifications of the contemporary floor lamp. Suitable bulb choices give your antique lamp period look of the gas or electricity early-style lighting.
Many contemporary floor lamp were designed with a mogul base: a large diameter based lamp that fits into a large plinth in the center of the lamp. These lamps are available in three-way strength, which allows you to switch from 100, 200 or 300 watts. If you want the versatility to use contemporary light bulbs, buy an adapter that converts the great mogul socket to the correct diameter. These lights can be handmade and emits a soft glow that allows them to work with or without a shade in place. These lights can be used for exposed socket fixtures and are available in clear or smoked glass. Some styles are shaped like a pagoda to resemble genuine Edison-style bulbs and can be frosted or clear glass.