Darchelle Gauthier Lamps Design March 28, 2018 20:24:17
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.
For those who loved colored glass Tiffany lamps are a perfect lighting choice. The original Tiffany lamps were designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany and he loved some of the beautiful rich tones that were often used in mosaics in Byzantium. He worked to take these colors and add them to the glass instead of painting the glass. These lamps are actually made from beautiful stained glass that is hand cut. Each piece of the stained glass gets a piece of copper foil wrapped around it then it is glued together and lead is used to solder the different pieces of glass together. There are often seeds lines and bubbles that occur in the glass which actually add to the natural beauty of this special type of glass used for these lamps.
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.
If you are looking for a great way that you can light up a room in your home then you may want to consider tiffany hanging lamps such as the Tiffany apple hanging lamps. These types of Tiffany lamps come in many different sizes and colors and they are a wonderful way that you can add lighting to any room in your home. They are great options for adding lighting above a table to light up your entryway into your home or they are even great for lighting billiard tables as well. Tiffany hanging lamps or chandeliers look amazing in dining rooms too to light up tables whether you are going for a formal look or even trying to add a special touch to a more rustic or western style décor.
Numerous designs available - Other than the traditional looking lamps you will find many modern floor lamps featuring interesting patterns and designs. One such variety is the glass tray lamp which has a tray positioned at height level of a table. This kind of lamp takes less space and is very handy as well. You can even get club lamps with adjustable heights. This sort of floor lamp is primarily used for area lighting. For adding a different look you can pick the tower lamps. These not only give out ambient light but also provide a sculpture like look. This makes such lamps look very artistic and you will also bump into enormous varieties in this kind of line up.
Louis Comfort Tiffany was the son of Charles Lewis Tiffany of Tiffany and Co. the jewelry store and fine merchandise. Instead of following in his father’s footsteps Louis sought a different career in various arts. In the 1880s Tiffany began to design the first of the Tiffany Lamps. The first of the Tiffany Lamps were very geometric using basic shapes such as squares triangles and circles in their mosaic designs.