Maiolaine Giraud Lamps Design March 27, 2018 20:21:58
Different Types of Lamps - The following advice has largely dealt with table lamps but what if you want to install a hanging lamp or chandelier say in your dining room? Make sure that whichever style you select the lamp itself hangs two feet or more above your dining room table or other surface. The last thing you want is your guests to be distracted by a bright beacon during dinner.
You will also find that modern floor lamps come in Tiffany styles as well. If you are looking for a great lamp for a small space where you need some light then this is a wonderful choice. They are great for adding a nice touch beside chairs or settees where you like to sit down and read. If you enjoy reading in bed they make wonderful bedside lamps too so you can easily read in the evenings. These types of lamps are great for reading since the light that they give off is soft and great for your eyes.
Geometric Designs - Geometric Tiffany lamps were designed using glass cut into basic shapes such as squares triangles diamonds and rectangles and used only one or two colors.
Once the glass pieces were cut he cleaned each piece and applied copper foil to the edges. The pieces were then laid out to match the pattern design Tiffany would then solder each piece together; thereby creating one solid piece from once was many individual pieces of glass. The copper foil helped bond the solder to each piece of glass creating a lamp shade that consisted of a single solid wire throughout. A final cleaning would bring out the vibrant colors of the shade.
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.
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.