How tall should my lamp be?
General Scale of Lamps
Overall lamp and table measurements: The lamp should not be more than 1.5 times taller than the surface it is sitting on, and the lamp shade’s diameter should be smaller than the width of the sofa side table.
What height is a bedside table?
If you have been shopping for a nightstand, the average height is between 24 and 28 inches which match the traditional height of a bed which is 25 inches from the floor to the mattress.
How big should Lamp Shade be?
The shade should be twice as wide as the lamp base, and one third of the total height of the lamp. So for a 6-inch lamp base, the shade should be at least 12 inches wide. And if the total height of the lamp (including the bulb and harp) is 24 inches, the shade should be 8 inches tall.
Do nightstands have to be the same height?
If a nightstand is too tall for a bed it will be uncomfortable to use and will make reaching for objects when in bed difficult. … And, while many people opt for matching nightstands, that’s not absolutely necessary.