10 Shade Shopping Short Cuts

10 SHADE SHOPPING SHORTCUTS

  • If you can, take your lamp with you shopping.
  • Round lamp base –Choose a round or hexagonal shade.
  • Square or angular base – Opt for a square shade.
  • Can’t decide on a shape? When in doubt, go empire!
  • Shade height – Your shade should be 2/3 the height of your base.
  • Shade width – Your shade should be twice the width of the base.
  • Pleats say traditional.
  • Smooth leans contemporary.
  • Your lamp neck, harp, and all hardware should be hidden underneath the shade.
  • Mix opposites to make a contemporary statement