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Six of the Best: Table lamps to switch on when the clocks go back on sunday

The classic:

Plum Tree lampbase, pounds 130, and silk shade, pounds 75, The General Trading Company (0171 730 0411)

The sophisticated:

Wire table lamp with ruffled salmon shade, pounds 89, Ocean Home Shopping Ltd (0870 8484840 for mail order)

The cosmic:

KVINTANT table lamp in mouthblown opal glass, pounds 14, IKEA (customer services 0181 208 5607)

The bold:

Grasshopper table light, pounds 30, British Home Stores (reader enquiry number 0171 262 3288)

The sculptural:

Barbara tablelamp, pounds 55, Habitat (0645 334433 for nearest store)

The sparkly:

Beaded lamps, pounds 50, and shades, pounds 14.50 iavailable in seven colours, Bombay Duck (0181 749 7000)