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How to Select the Right Lamp

May 03, 2010 By: Administrator Category: Home Interior Lighting Options

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Lamps are available in an assortment of styles and can be used in several ways. There are many types of lamps to accommodate the needs of many. Whether it is to provide functional light, decorative light or to serve as home accessory, lamps are common features in many homes.
A few years back, homes and apartments were not built with ceiling lights. Many of these homes that did not feature ceiling lights had light switches that connected to the electrical outlet. During this time, lamps became a very common item in stores because they were needed to light homes. Depending on the type of light needed and décor of the room, some common type of lamps are: floor lamps, table lamps, ceiling lamps, hanging lamps, and desk lamps.
When lighting a large space, floor lamps are quire popular. Typically, they are placed in the corners of the room and often serve as decorative pieces as well. Floor lamps are commonly found in entry ways, dining rooms and bedrooms. This fixture provides light while enhancing your décor; you can’t go wrong with that.
When it comes to living rooms, offices and bedrooms, table lamps are often the best option. Table lamps are available in an assortment of styles and accent any style of home décor. Table lamps are light weight and can also be moved from room to room if the decorator wishes. Depending on the size of the lamp and the type of shade used, table lamps can provide a large or small amount of light. While they can be capable of providing larger amounts of light, these lamps are often used for reading or a little indirect light.
There are several types of styles of lamps available, to select the best lamp for your home, you must consider the overall u se of the lamp. Also keep in mind, the lighting provided by a lamp can be different if you experiment with different lamps.

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