Berangaria Lefebvre Lamps Design March 26, 2018 13:49:17
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.
Lamps are commonly utilized for enhancing the aesthetic appeal of a room. You should first consider the room for which you need lamps. Try to opt for lamps that match well with the color theme and the furnishings of the room. Determine the light strength that you require while choosing lamps. Decide whether you need it for functional lighting or just for simple accent lighting. According to your purpose you can select either table lamps or desk lamps or other varieties. This is not all as you should also notice the material of the lamp you are buying. You can choose from among material options like glass crystal metal or wood.
Flowered Cones - Similar to the flowered domes the flowered cone lamps were symmetrical with the floral designs and were a bit more like a typical cone-shaped shade. Tiffany’s use of color design and shapes set his flowered cones far apart from any typical shade of the day. The Dragonfly Oriental poppy and the Peony designs were also made using the cone design. The Lily Pad Grape Water Lily and Arrowroot were exclusively made in the cone design.
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.
For instance as a general rule of thumb it’s better to have bulky lamps in areas that receive high-traffic or have kids and pets running around. This is because the heavier the lamp the less prone it is to topple over and smash into a million pieces.
The Tiffany lamp name comes from its inventor Louis Comfort Tiffany who produced Tiffany lamps from the late 1880’s until 1930.