Chardae Rousseau Lamps Design March 26, 2018 13:29:37
The lamps became more popular during the early 1900s and demand for them increased. Tiffany hired a staff of unmarried women workers who became known as the "Tiffany Girls". The Tiffany Girls helped design and cut glass to produce the lamps. One such woman was Clara Driscoll who eventually became the director and designer of many of Tiffany’s most popular designs. Some of her most popular designs were the Wisteria Dragonfly Peony and the Daffodil.
Tiffany lamps have been around for years; in fact you can find many beautiful antique Tiffany lamps out there today from years gone by. However today they have made a resurgence when it comes to decorating and today’s modern Tiffany lamps lighting are now more exclusive than ever before. Various styles and colors are available making them a top choice for many home decorators. If you’re interested in how you can use this type of lighting from modern floor lamps to Tiffany apple hanging lamps in your home let’s take a closer look at these beautiful lamps their history and how they can be used today.
The geometric designs included the Lotus Leaf Acorn Spider web Parasol Nautilus Seashell Indian Basket and Turtleback designs. These designs are very symmetrical and were some of Tiffany’s first work. Although a symmetrical design may seem a little boring Tiffany’s use of color and shapes made the lamps come alive.
More on the function side of things you will want to ask the following question before installing any lamp - what’s the purpose? Are you planning to use this lamp to heighten your decor? For reading? If your goal is to find the best reading lamp for your space illuminating the entire room or sending light up to the ceiling probably won’t be important.
What is a Tiffany Lamp? In its simplest explanation a Tiffany lamp is known best for its glass lamp shade of many colors and designs. Although Tiffany table and floor lamp bases sometimes have its own intricate designs it is best known by the glass shades that adorn the light.
If you’re going to use your lamp mainly for reading you would want a fairly sheer lampshade that doesn’t trap light. A thin-fabric lampshade should do. As a general rule of thumb for reading and table lamps you will want the lampshade to be just over half the height of the base. If the lamp is going to be set on the floor and let off more light a lampshade that’s only one-fourth the base’s height would be better.