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  • 1. Lampshades were created to specifically cover the bulb in a light, and assist with diffusingthe light. Emphasis today has been placedon the decorative and aesthetic appearances.
  • 2. Lampshades are well-known devices that were created to specificallycover the bulb in a light, and assist with diffusing the amount of light that is being emitted Desk, tabletop, and floor versions are the most commonplace today, and can bemade from many different fabrics and materials Other than practical use,much emphasis today has been placed on the decorative and aestheticappearances, and a few of the ones most regularly found in the home oroffice will be reviewed
  • 3. Known as an Empire models, these are most often used today on tablelamps The traditional look of the shade itself is round, with sloped sides,but more modern influences have begun to exaggerate these traditionalangles EmpireÂ’s are mostly made from silk, with very soft linings thatare sewn in by hand, and often have very heavy frames made out ofmetal
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