Two lamps of interest were in the newspaper this morning.
The tripod floor lamp from CB2:
And the adjustable metal floor lamp from West Elm:
The lighting in the living room is hard because there is no overhead lighting and the furniture will mostly float in the room, making cords problematic.
This lamp also caught my eye because it looks like an oversized table lamp to me. Not sure if it will work, but it's interesting to me.