No curves here; these floor lamps are angular works of art that marry sharp lines with modern style.

Three’s a Crowd The three heads of David Weeks’s tripod standing lamp ($6,600) are individually adjustable, making this sleek piece a triple threat. spencerinteriors.caBright Spark Minimalist design pairs with bold colour treatment (sunshine yellow or basic blue) in Crate and Barrel’s Mick floor lamp ($208). crateandbarrel.comMath Major With its sharp angles and spherical centre point, the Ojai floor lamp by Jonathan Adler for Robert Abbey ($812) is a crash course in geometry. rlrbc.comHigh Voltage With lattice detailing reminiscent of a transmission tower, Moooi’s Construction lamp ($5,125) is the epitome of industrial chic. livingspace.comStructural Superstar Glass shelves of incremental widths give an industrial vibe to the Philippe Starck-designed Bibliotheque Nationale lamp by Flos ($1,995). informinteriors.comStick Figures Available with either a white metal or oak base, the Main floor lamp ($595) from BoConcept is a lesson in elegant simplicity.