Japanese Lamps

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Sophisticated and chic, a Japanese lamp is an easy way to upgrade your living space. Versatile enough to go with most décor schemes, whether you like minimalist neutrals or bright accent walls, the classic lantern design will always look good. Most commonly made from bamboo or cloth, we’ve curated a selection down below for you ranging from modern styles to those that are more traditional so you can find your match.

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Bamboo Japanese Lantern Lamp
Vintage Asian Inspired Decorative Table Lamp With Fabric Square Lamp Shade - Retro Classic Bamboo Art Lamp For Bedroom Nightstand, Desk, Living Room
Vintage Asian Inspired Decorative Table Lamp With Fabric Square Lamp Shade - Retro Classic Bamboo Art Lamp For Bedroom Nightstand, Desk, Living Room
Vintage Asian Inspired Decorative Table Lamp With Fabric Square Lamp Shade - Retro Classic Bamboo Art Lamp For Bedroom Nightstand, Desk, Living Room

Bamboo Japanese Lantern Lamp

Latitude Run®

Inspired by laidback oriental and Asian styles, this lamp is a classic square shape. Featuring a base made of solid wood and metal, the paper interior has a bamboo look and feel to it. The maximum bulb wattage is seven. 

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Cloth Japanese Bedside Lamp
Japanese Style Desk Lamp, Cloth Desk Lamp, Square Lamp, Bedside Lamp
Japanese Style Desk Lamp, Cloth Desk Lamp, Square Lamp, Bedside Lamp
Japanese Style Desk Lamp, Cloth Desk Lamp, Square Lamp, Bedside Lamp
Japanese Style Desk Lamp, Cloth Desk Lamp, Square Lamp, Bedside Lamp
Japanese Style Desk Lamp, Cloth Desk Lamp, Square Lamp, Bedside Lamp

Cloth Japanese Bedside Lamp

CELLPAK

Designed to emulate traditional Japanese styles, this lamp’s wood-grain base will add calmness and texture to the space around it. Additionally featuring an on/off button for your convenience, it has a cloth fabric shade.

Designer Advice:

The neutral, unassuming look of this lamp would look amazing in a minimalist bedroom. Pair it with other staple neutrals like beige, taupe, or cream for a welcoming and atmospheric bedroom or living room. Sticking to natural fibers rather than plastic or engineered wood will also help you to create your very own oriental paradise. 

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Black Japanese Style Lantern
Nayonika 11.5" Table Lamp

Black Japanese Style Lantern

Latitude Run®

The premium white rice paper used for this Japanese style lantern puts it aside from the rest. Providing soft light for a pleasant ambiance, this lamp has a lightweight wood frame and a simple shape with a touch of tradition.

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Walnut Japanese Table Lamp
Stela 17" Walnut Table Lamp
Stela 17" Walnut Table Lamp
Stela 17" Walnut Table Lamp
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Stela 17" Walnut Table Lamp
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Stela 17" Walnut Table Lamp
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Walnut Japanese Table Lamp

George Oliver

With a solid wood base, this elegant Japanese table lamp will infuse a sense of calm into any room. The pull-chain switch offers easy on-and-off access, and the fabric drum shade will diffuse light for a warm and relaxing glow.

$80.99 $90

Designer Advice:

We love the quality craftsmanship of this lamp, which would look great paired with other walnut hues or similar wood veneers for a cohesive look. Wood always goes together with other wood, but be careful not to go more than a few shades away, otherwise your room can look messy instead of inviting. 

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Japanese Modern Lamp with USB Port

Japanese Modern Lamp with USB Port

Brightech

A Japanese design updated for modern times, this lamp features a USB port so you can charge your phone or laptop nearby. Ideal for a home office or on the go, it comes with a bulb and a rocker switch.

$76.99

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Contemporary Japanese Lamp

Contemporary Japanese Lamp

Wade Logan®

Smooth and sleek, the design of this lamp would fit in well with a contemporary living space. Crafted from metal, it has a fabric shade and stands on extended pillars for an interesting accent touch. The maximum bulb wattage is forty. 

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Walnut Birch Japanese Style Table Lamp

Walnut Birch Japanese Style Table Lamp

Latitude Run®

With a built-in LED light and a solid wood base, this walnut birch table lamp takes inspiration from rustic Japanese designs. Compatible with smart sockets, it has a parchment-colored linen shade and can helpfully be opened via an included zipper. 

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Unique Japanese Lantern Lamp Shade
Kennell 24.5" Table Lamp
Kennell 24.5" Table Lamp
Kennell 24.5" Table Lamp
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Kennell 24.5" Table Lamp
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Kennell 24.5" Table Lamp
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Unique Japanese Lantern Lamp Shade

Bay Isle Home™

Imposing at first glance, this black Japanese lamp shade is softened by a beige lantern crafted from solid wood. Designed to look like a stick tower, it is made of metal and can be turned off and off via a cord.

$108.99

Designer Advice:

Ensure this lamp is the focal point of your room by surrounding it with warm neutrals such as beige or cream – bright colors will overwhelm, but soft neutrals are perfect for a bedside table to create a restful effect. The twisting pattern has an industrial look to it that would suit contemporary or rustic décor styles best. 

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Touch Control Table Lamp Japanese
Montego 11.4'' Black Table Lamp with USB
Montego 11.4'' Black Table Lamp with USB
Montego 11.4'' Black Table Lamp with USB
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Montego 11.4'' Black Table Lamp with USB
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Montego 11.4'' Black Table Lamp with USB
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Touch Control Table Lamp Japanese

Steelside™

If you’re looking for the unique charm of a lantern lamp combined with the conveniences of modern tech, this table lamp is dimmable and touch-controlled. The black metal base contrasts with a white column interior for a chic look.

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Flower Motif Japanese Lamp
Dudi 12" Black Table Lamp
Dudi 12" Black Table Lamp
Dudi 12" Black Table Lamp
Dudi 12" Black Table Lamp

Flower Motif Japanese Lamp

Gracie Oaks

The beautiful flower motif of this lamp will illuminate any room beautifully. Able to be adjusted to two different levels of brightness, it has a built-in LED light and a solid wood base. Moreover, the shade is made of linen.

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Buying Guide

Japanese lantern table lamps bring the Far East’s beauty and grace into our homes while lighting up interiors with their soft, warm glow. Most are constructed from genuine washi rice paper that’s set within wooden frames, making stylish accents that are perfect for even modern homes.

You may have noticed that particular types of light like flourescent make you seem sick or wash out. Getting the wrong type of light will also make your home look bland and washed out.

2700K is a common choice of homeowners as it’s a warm lighting type that gives a home/room a yellow cast. If you want the type that’s close to natural lighting which is white, then opt for 3000K; it will show your room’s colors. As for 4000K and above, they’re blue-ish and cool. They’re great for modern style rooms that have blues and whites.

Sometimes, even the right lighting color can seem wrong for a certain situation or time of day. It is always a great idea to have options. If you can get a dimmer switch, it will be better as it will boost a room’s ambiance when needed.

3-way bulbs are great as well if you require bright lighting for sewing or reading and you wish to lower down the brightness if you want to watch television or converse with guests.

To determine the right Japanese lantern table lamp for your space, determine where you’ll be placing the lamp. Check out the height at which the lamp should sit. If you’ll be using the lamp as bedside lighting, then get the distance of the lamp from the bed. If it will be placed in your living room, take the distance from the lamp’s potential placement to the chair or couch that will be nearest to it.

Getting a table lamp, then trying desperately to fit it to a certain place is never a great idea. Although it can work perfectly if you’re lucky, most of the time the lamp would just be too short, too bright or too tall, which is why it’s important to get the exact measurements before making a purchase.

Also, define the lamp’s purpose before you start making a decision as you might not require a luminous bedside table lamp as opposed to one that will sit in your living room’s side table.

The lamp’s height will be affected by its location as well as the décor that surrounds the lamp. A bedside table that’s tall goes well visually with a shorter lamp and vice versa. As a general rule, pick the lamp that doesn’t give off glare when you’re resting or seating right next to it. This rule applies regardless of whether you’re shopping for a Japanese table lamp for your reading nook or a bedside table lamp.

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Japanese style shoji lantern table lamp

Japanese style shoji lantern table lamp

A fine piece of Japanese craftsmanship, this table lantern will illuminate your room with romantic ambiance and warm light. Its flawless silhouette is made of natural-finished wood, perfect for intimate gatherings.

Oriental Furniture Ido Japanese 17 H Table Lamp With Square Shade

Oriental Furniture Ido Japanese 17 H Table Lamp With Square Shade

Representing the characteristic Japanese style, this original table lamp with square shade is a 17" high masterpiece. Made using spruce wood and rice paper, this lamp and square shade bears an Ido theme with its criss-cross pattern and rice paper backing.

Wooden Art Shade Lantern Bedside Home Deco Oriental Asian House Table Lamp Light

Wooden Art Shade Lantern Bedside Home Deco Oriental Asian House Table Lamp Light

This lamp is like an invitation to a traditional Korean home. When the light is on, we can see four plants, maehwa (spring), orchid (summer), chrysanthemum (autumn) and bamboo (winter) that symbolize the four seasons. A greate lantern in oriental style.

Akari noguchi model 20n table lamp designed by noguchi beginning

Akari Noguchi Model 20N Table Lamp; Designed by Noguchi beginning in 1951 the paper lanterns are a harmonious blend of Japanese handcraft and modernist form

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Japanese lantern lamp

With this modern interpretation of the traditional Japanese lantern your interior will surely gain on visual appeal, while you can simply sit back and enjoy the perfect way of illuminating it with style and ease.

Japanese table lamp 1

This table lamp features a very attractive Japanese lantern stylization. Its black old-styled finish provides aesthetics to many indoor and outdoor areas. The whole lamp is resistant to different forms of wear and damage.

Japanese lantern lamps

Bring a dash of oriental elegance and style into your home with this traditional Japanese lantern table lamp. Constructed from a combination of slender wooden frames and bamboo shades, the piece is designed to deliver cozy ambient lighting into any space. It also stands on four thick legs for support and safety.

Table Lamp Led Asian Handmade Wood Oriental Lighting Lantern Decor Japanese Home

Table Lamp Led Asian Handmade Wood Oriental Lighting Lantern Decor Japanese Home

A beautiful example of modern and traditional influences interfusing with each other. This Japanese lantern table lamp embodies the traditional oriental style, while being equipped with a LED lighting.

Asian oriental japanese bamboo dawning

Asian oriental japanese bamboo dawning

If you never have enough of Orient inspired accessories in your space, check this Japanese table lamp out. Bamboo frame holds warm amber colored black drawing paper inserts that dim the light and create unparalleled ambiance.

Japanese Kanji Lantern Shoji 13.25" H Table Lamp with Drum Shade

Japanese Kanji Lantern Shoji 13.25" H Table Lamp with Drum Shade

IF you like Asian decorations you need to buy this table lamp with drum shade. It is perfect for your living room and bedroom. You will be impressed how amazing this lamp is. It is a great choice.

Classic edo era japanese shoji lantern hand crafted in a

Classic Edo era Japanese shoji lantern, hand crafted in a sleek, modern shape. Lightweight wood frame finished in a lacquered black. Contrasting white rice paper is fiber-reinforced for durability. Shoji rice paper lanterns provide a softened, indirect li

Japanese lantern table lamp 1

Initially, models from the Land of the Rising Sun had walls made of strong and light-reflecting rice paper - today, on the example of this bright rectangular japanese lantern table lamp - walls are made of frosted glass, accompanied by a light beige frame.

Thai Wood Lamp Handmade Oriental Japanese Red Sakura Cherry Blossom Tree Branch Bedside Table Lights or Floor Home Decor Bedroom Decoration Modern Design

Japanese lantern light

This 17" Kobiyashi Japanese Bamboo Lantern will add a smooth oriental atmosphere to any interior. It will enchant with its handcrafted kiln dried dark stain bamboo that branches around washi paper shade.

Japanese table lamp

Opt for something a bit more original with this amazing Japanese table lamp that sports the perfect shape for distributing light evenly around your space, while the yellow tone to it will make the room feel warmer.

Japanese end tables

japanese end tables

Parker 20" H Table Lamp with Rectangular Shade

Parker 20" H Table Lamp with Rectangular Shade

Oriental furniture unique inexpensive comtemporary lighting 19 inch koru japanese

Oriental Furniture Unique Inexpensive Comtemporary Lighting, 19-Inch Koru Japanese Bamboo Shoji Paper Lantern Table Lamp by Oriental Furniture. $71.00. Kiln dried bamboo pole body. 19 5/8" tall small bedside lamp, 8 1/2" diameter poly reinforced washi pap

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An eye-catching traditional Japanese electric table lamp having a rectilinear black frame. It has an open bottom part with straight legs and simple stretchers. A lampshade of white reinforced rice paper features black painted bamboo motifs.

Chinese table lanterns

Minimalistic table lamp inspired of East Asian lantern. Modern materials give this traditional Japanese lantern a new life. The shade has pressed flowers while the natural reed handle supports the rust colored metal frame.

Japanese style table lamps

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Japanese table lamps

Transform your home into an oriental oasis of warmth and coziness, with this snazzy Japanese table lamp. It features a milky shade, with an off-white round base for stability along with a matching top ring with carry handle. Easy to hang.

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