Buffet lamps are a midsized lamp that can be placed on tables or on the floor. The neck of the lamp is very thin and there is a larger base. These are very stylish lamps that are also used for adding a touch of flair to a room. Buffet lamps are often used at parties to light the serving tables. They are recognizable by their long, narrow necks and small shades which are designed to focus the light down at the desired spot. These lamps are designed to take up very little room on the table while at the same time providing enough light that the people serving themselves can easily see what they are taking from the food dishes. In short, the buffet lamp makes an interesting alternative to more traditional lighting fixtures while adding a subtle yet noticeable decorative effect to any space.