Accent Lamps 22", 21", 20" or Less: As the name implies, Accents Lamps are great at adding a splash of style and light. They are typically 22" or less in height. And, they typically have 1) 60 Watt socket, although there are exceptions. Many desk lamps and hurricane lamps also fall into this height range. It is usually best to put an accent lamp on a tall table or surface so that the height from the floor is at least 58" (see diagram below). They often work well on bedroom dressers, buffet tables, and other surfaces that are narrow in depth. Accent Lighting is a vital part of the overall lighting plan. FineHomeLamps.com offers free shipping, no tax.