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Factors to Consider When Buying a New Lamp

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Interior lighting is an important factor of an overall décor. When you are shopping for new lamps, you should consider the following to ensure that you get a light fixture that meets all of your needs:

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The Room Where You Will Place It

The lighting that you already have in a room affects the kind of light fixture for which you should shop. Combination lighting is usually the best option for most rooms because it can serve a variety of functions. If you are shopping for a lamp for the bedroom, for example, think about the other kinds of lighting that you already have so you can choose a lamp that serves a new purpose.

The Kind of Lamp You Need

Table lamps and floors lamps both have unique benefits that can add a lot to a room’s design. Think about whether you need a table lamp or a floor lamp for this specific room so you can narrow the selection when you start to shop. Table lamps are best used next to beds and couches, while floor lamps can be placed anywhere in a room. Make sure to add balance to a room by placing a lamp on each side of a bed or a couch.

The Style of Lamp You Want

Find a lamp and a shade that complements the rest of your room to unify your décor. Think about colors and patterns as you browse through the furniture store so you can choose a lamp that will add more depth and texture to your overall décor. When you think about style as you shop for a lamp, you can bring new visual stimulation to the room’s interior design.

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Here Is a Tip To Help Show You How to Choose a Lamp Shade

Friday, January 11th, 2013

When you are looking for ways to give your home ambient light, lamps can be just the right accessory. Both floor and table lamps can provide a soft, warm glow so that your home is an inviting and welcoming place. Take a look at this video to see how to choose the perfect lamp shade.

The right lamp shade can greatly affect the appearance of a lamp. When you buy a lamp, remember that you do not necessarily have to keep the shade that comes with it. Consider looking for a new lamp shade to perfectly complement the base, and don’t forget to bring the base with you when you go shopping. This way, you can be sure that the two go together well.

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