Chardae Rousseau Lamps Design March 26, 2018 16:42:25
Tiffany made the lamps by soldering pieces of cut colored glass that he had left over from stained glass windows he had made years earlier. He cut various types and colors of glass according to a pattern that he designed.
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.
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.
If you know that your lamp is setting on a table or desk that isn’t going to get jostled in the near future then you could safely go with a more decorative or lighter weight lamp. Also the ratio of the lamp’s size to the furnishing’s size does matter. Make sure that the furnishing on which the lamp is going to sit doesn’t detract from the lamp itself.
Compare various features - When you are out there with numerous choices of lamps in front of you make sure that you compare and contrast all the important aspects to make the bests selection. The profile of the design that you choose will also influence the effect that the lamp creates. You can opt for arc design for contemporary home or an antique shade for traditional homes. You can also search online and can compare the features easily to select the best one. Some of the common styles that will come your way while browsing include Tiffany Seventies Retro Mission Arts & Crafts and Late Victorian etc. You can also locate some modern Swedish lamps.
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.