How to Choose the Right Lampshade
Learn how to play matchmaker with lampshades and bases.
With this whimsical and vibrantly colored lamp, the influence of a shade's shape can be seen. This shade enhances the playful nature of the base.
LAMPSHADE LESSON: Shape and color of the shade are mostly matters of personal taste. It is a generally accepted design rule that a round base looks best with a round shade, a square base with a square or a rectangular shade. But it's okay to play around with other shapes. Consider hexagonal, bell-shaped, and drum shades too.