The Guide to Light Fixtures – Lamps and Shades
There are mainly 3 types of light fixtures
TYPE OF LIGHT FIXTURES
- Ceiling Lights
- Wall Sconces
- Lamps and Shades
In this article, you will find guides to types of Lamps and Shades
Lamps and Shades
A floor lamp is a light fixture that rests on the floor and the light is supported by a pole which rests on a base.
A floor lamp is a portable fixture and can be used in any part of the room
Average height of the floor lamp can be around 5′-6′
Ideal accent lighting for any room.
A floor lamp takes up less space than an end table with a table lamp placed over it.
They reflect different trends which can go with any décor.
Distinct styles range from traditional to contemporary which can complement the style of the room.
Mostly used as area lighting and can be used as a reading light.
Commonly placed at a corner of a room to brighten a dark area.
Torch like shape’. The name is derived from the French word ‘torch’.
A table lamp is a small electric lamp which stands on a table or any other piece of furniture
It is a portable light with one or more bulbs available depending on function
A table lamp can be used for various purposes -both aesthetically and functionally.
Table lamps also create distinctive ambiance, inspiring working space and stylish statement
Place matching table lamps on either side of bed in bedroom
A short lamp next to a sofa or in the middle of an l shaped sofa
Task lighting – lamp at desk for the purpose of study in study room
Small lamp in entrance foyer welcoming guests
They reflect different trends which can go with any décor
Distinct styles range from traditional to contemporary which can complement the style of the room
The shape of the fixture has to be selected according to the style of décor, function and aesthetics
Distinct shapes are available such as cylindrical, bell, cone, hexagonal, oval, drum, rectangular, round, square