For the living room, choose a lamp shade made of fabric or slightly opaque paper to provide warm glow in the room. If to be placed near a television, an opaque shade can be chosen to reduce glare. For a modern look, drum shades may be used and if traditional look is preferred, conical shades are recommended. For reading purposes, the lamp's bulb must be at least 60 Watts; a dimmer or three0way bulb can be used for modulating the brightness.
If you will separate them in terms of their design will be easy just by looking at them. But lamp shades may also be differentiated depending on how they light a specific room. For instance, task lighting can be made by a clear glass globe which will let almost the whole light pass through. On the other end, ambient lighting will prove to add more mood rather than brightness. Accordion lanterns made of colorful mulberry paper that generally cast a pinkish glow, on the other hand, will create peaceful surroundings.
When deciding on brightness, people need to figure out what the primary purpose of the lamp will be. This could be mood lighting, reading, decoration, or safety. For decorative lighting, an opaque fabric shade can be chosen. It illuminates the space from ceiling to floor. For reading and other tasks, a translucent lampshade will diffuse light. High quality paper or fabric shades are ideal.
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