Antique art deco lamps are based on designs depicting different dated periods. Art Deco antique lamps for example are based on the refinement of the Rococo period that took place in Europe during the 18th century, using hand blown Italian glass, and pieces of them are often used as table lamps and floor lamps. More modern style Art deco lamps feature sleeker designs that have been the basis of the design of modern day buildings such as the Empire State building.
Many interior decorators and home design stores compare lamps to pieces of jewelry - in terms of a room's decor lamps aren't the main attraction, yet they can pull together or pull apart what you're trying to achieve. The key to finding the right lamp for any room is looking for that special piece that combines both form and function.
A lamp must also fit the mood of a room and the environment. Each room must have a different from the others depending on the use of the room. A bedroom table lamp cannot be the same as an office table lamp. The colors of the two lamps must differ because one is meant for a cool sleeping mood while the other is meant for a bright office. A bedroom lamp should bear colors that will make a person feel relaxed and hence be able to unwind.
Lamps are usually fitted with bulbs as source of light. Normally bulbs with lower wattage are used with the table lamps but these days bulbs with adjustable wattage are also used which facilitate you to increase or decrease the intensity of light according to your need. A brass lamp may be placed on the side table of your bedroom or on the table of your study room or home library. Almost all the lamps are decorated with bright colored lamp shades to give the room a different and an elegant look. These lamp shades also control the focusing of light.
The same with Tiffany lamps, Mica lamps were first introduced in early twentieth century. It had become one of the best selling table lamp styles at that period. Mica lamp is made from mica which is a group of minerals that separates easily and turns into very thin leaves. The shade of this lamp comes with different colors like green, black, brown and yellow. It gives a mystic look that is very beautiful to people's eyes when mica lamp is turned on. Every shade of these mica lamps is unique with a various mineral patterns and color tones.
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