A lamp shade is a decorative shade which typically surrounds a light source. Table lamps and floor lamps often use a lamp shade. The shade itself serves multiple functions, directing light upwards for ambient light, and downwards for nearby tasks. The funnel shape also helps heat to escape from the light bulbs. Some light may diffuse through the sides of the shade as well. The shade also protects your eyes from light-bulb glare and can become a part of your room's decorative style. Replacement lamp shades are a great way to refresh a lamp or light fixture. They attach to the lamp usually with a harp or fitter and finial.
An empire lamp-shade is a traditional lampshade shape where the bottom is wider than the top. It also features straight sides, forming a kind of triangular shape. The bottom of the shade spreads out more to distribute light, and to shine outward and downward for nearby tasks. The smaller opening at the top helps to funnel bulb heat away from the lamp. An empire lampshade coordinates well with a lamp base featuring straighter or simpler lines, but also works well with almost any lamp shape.
Classic in nature, yet elegant by design best describes the timeless appeal of predictable yet dignified lines and curves. Traditional Style Lighting prides itself on stately structure, beautiful ornate details, and reliable designs that tell a story of enduring appeal and craftsmanship. It’s a tried-and-true style that is reliable, and speaks of discriminating and taste of a steadfast lifestyle.
Sits on top of a harp or fitter, which is typically attached to a floor or table lamp. Spider-fitter shades sit on top of a harp fitter (a separate item). Uno fitter shades sit below the bulb with the uno fitter above. Clip-on shades clip directly onto the light bulb.
I found the website easy to use and understand. I was able to replace a lampshade on a very old lamp. I followed the recommendations for a different sized harp, and it is an improvement--so I am grateful for the suggestion. The color of the lampshade I ordered looked a little dark on the page, but the description, "eggshell," proved accurate and looks great in our home. The lampshade came very quickly, nicely packaged and well protected. I would definitely order from this company again.
Live the lampshade. Sturdy and gives off a very soft lighting, bright enough to read by but not harsh
Ordered this based on the measurements of the last shade. Was bit bit different, but fits well and looks very nice.
We received our new Lamp Shade, in a well packaged carton, to protect our order. The quality was very good, and it was delivered promptly! We plan to order again, when we have the need!
Top quality. Looks great. Very happy with it.
These are just what I wanted—simple yet elegant. Easy to keep clean.
Product is exactly as described. Arrived in timely manner. Looks better than that original shade that came with floor lamp. Wish there were more colors available in this product.
hard to order a custom lampshade on line, but this one looks beautiful
Beautiful and elegant, fits perfectly
My new lampshades are absolutely perfect and I’m quite happy with them. This was my second order through lampsusa.com and I will order through them next time I need lamps and/or shades.