Maiolaine Giraud Lamps Design March 26, 2018 14:10:57
Antique Style Lamps - Quite commonly the first thing that comes to mind when people think of "antique style" table lamps is an old rusty and dirty lamp from the 1920’s. That couldn’t be further from the truth as these "old school" lamps are becoming popular once again. In their own right antique lamps are seen as classy and beautiful works of art that happen to be very practical at the same time. Older homes or homes designed with vintage aesthetics will work perfectly with these types of lamps. But of course that doesn’t leave modern homes in the dark (no pun intended). You can feature antique lamps in modern homes but in this case the lamp would need to be carefully hand picked; The lamp has to work well with the other furniture and the color scheme of the bedroom. Some of the popular types of antique table lamps for bedroom decoration include Japanese Chinese English and French styles with each style dating back to early 19th and 18th centuries. The biggest characteristic of these lamps are that they convey the history and culture of where they came from which adds personality and elegance to the bedroom.
There are a variety of beautiful styles and colors to choose from as well when you are trying to decorate with Tiffany lamps lighting. Some of these lamps are designed to reflect unique designs on the walls of your home while there are others that have very unique bases that add to your stylish décor such as flower stem looks or even bases that look like the neck of a beautiful swam. Some of the colors that you can find include gold greens violet various shades of red plum merlot and many more. Often some of the lamp bases have beautiful wrought iron accents while others have a bronze finish that compliments the unique colors that are used.
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.
To avoid buyer’s remorse you’ll want to measure the square footage of the room before heading off to the store to make your purchase. You’ll also want to consider where you’ll be placing the lamp and the dimensions of any surfaces the lamp will be resting on.
Things not to overlook - Prior to buying a lamp whether it is desk lamps or table lamps you should think about the functionality of the lamps. In most of the cases people overlook or ignore the usage of energy while selecting lamps for their home. If you buy lamps with high wattage then you will have to bear the burden on huge electricity bills. Nowadays you can also find lamps that come with an adjustable wattage. Some of the other points that you should bear in mind is that oversized shades can provide diffused and a wider glow whereas swing arm lamps are suitable for reading. Keep an eye on the price tag as well.
With its stained glass patterns of intricate design Tiffany lamps are unlike any other lamp in the world. From the moment you see one you know what it is. In their basic function Tiffany lamps provide light. Their beauty though seems to transform your light to an eye-catching focal point of the room. Let’s take a moment to explore some of the aspects of Tiffany lamps.