Each element is important in the design of premises, and many products combine two functions at once: practical and aesthetic. Such characteristics are inherent in table lamps - this is a very useful element that can be found in almost every home. The compact lamp is used for working at night, reading or doing various hobbies. Do not forget that such a device can be a very important decoration of the room. It is the classic table lamps that are especially popular - it is worth considering this option in more detail and understanding the role of such a product in the interior.
Most of the classic style models are made of natural materials (wood). Various textile materials are used for covering the lampshade, most often in light colors. If the frame is made of natural raw materials, natural fabrics are also taken.
The lamp can be decorated with a neat pattern, a small pattern. Vegetable ornaments are widespread. Such models will not only be useful, but also beautiful.
Classic style products are characterized by soft and flowing lines. No sharp corners. The lamp can be decorated with three-dimensional patterns. Such a product will look great in the bedroom or in the living room in style baroque, rococo.
Expensive models are decorated with precious or semi-precious stones. Valuable metals (silver, gold) are also used. Premium lighting fixtures are only available in specialist stores that sell fine decorative items from overseas (Italy, France, Spain).
Accommodation in an apartment
Table lamps are not uncommon these days. As soon as they appeared on store shelves, they immediately gained great popularity. In order for the lamp not only to look great, but also to be useful, it is necessary to install it correctly. Next, it is worth considering the most convenient accommodation options.
For the living room
The main purpose of the living room is to receive guests. In this regard, lamps are placed next to furniture on which friends and relatives are during home gatherings. As platforms, coffee tables, bedside tables, fireplace shelves are used. If the residents of the house want to focus on photographs, any decorative elements, the lamp is installed next to them.
If the size of the room allows, you can choose a large model, which will become a bright and expressive accent against the background of other objects and the general decor.
The most common placement of a table lamp in a bedroom is on the bedside table. It will come in handy during nighttime reading and other activities after sunset. For this zone, the house uses compact models that will not take up much space on the bedside table. It often contains watches, photographs, an alarm clock, books, magazines and other items.
If the bed is double, then the bedside tables are installed on both sides of it. In such cases, many people buy not one lamp, but two.
Often a cozy reading area is provided in the bedroom. An easy chair, bedside table and table lamp are installed in this area.
It is difficult to imagine an office without artificial lighting - especially if you have to work in the evening or at night.For a productive workflow, you need a high wattage lamp that can light up everything you need without any problems. If the office has a large table, it will be possible to buy two lamps and place them at the same distance from each other.
A practical and convenient lamp will be a useful addition to a child's room. This attribute is required if the child goes to school. Homework has to be done almost every day, so you will need to use the table lamp often. When choosing a suitable model, it is recommended to highlight compact products that do not take up much space.
When decorating a children's room, bright colors are often used. Classic products will look great in it, in the design of which saturated colors were used: green, red, yellow and others.
Scope of use
Table lamps are actively used not only in residential premises. The options can be as follows:
Restaurants and cafes… Almost every such establishment has table lamps - even if the building has ceiling chandeliers. In such rooms, they play a very important decorative function
Offices… Luminaires decorated in a variety of styles must be installed in office premises. In such cases, their main purpose is functionality
Hotels and hotels… In such rooms, artificial light sources are actively used - especially tabletop devices. They are located both in the rooms and in the rest of the territory: cafes, corridors, verandas, and so on
Classic table lamps are the most common and sought-after models. As mentioned above, the most common option for standard classic models is wood, but other fixtures are also available for sale.
Let's characterize each model separately:
Classic metal products are especially sophisticated and sophisticated.… We are talking about forged models. As a rule, such products are the result of manual labor, they are usually very beautiful. Of the disadvantages of such models, a lot of weight can be distinguished. The metal is negatively affected by high humidity
Recently, the number of models made of stone has increased.… It can act as the main material for the luminaire or as an additional one
Budget options are made of plastic… They are notable for their low price, but their appearance is not so presentable - in comparison with products made of wood and other materials
The tree has an expressive natural pattern… Various types of wood are used in the production of lamps, which differ in color and density
The classic lamp can be installed in different styles of rooms:
Classicism… Models in light colors: white, beige, champagne and others
Provence… Products in delicate pastel colors are ideal: pink, blue, lilac, light green. It is recommended to choose an option decorated with floral ornaments. In the Provence style, images of flowers are actively used
Baroque and Rococo… The lamp, decorated with voluminous gilded elements, is perfect for such interiors. Pay attention to the models decorated with stones. If you are looking for a beautiful and high-quality light fixture, look for Italian products. It has been appreciated by many modern buyers
How to choose?
No matter how beautiful and graceful the lamp is, do not forget about its direct purpose - lighting. When making a purchase, you will need to pay attention to certain characteristics:
Power… Experts in the field of home decoration recommend opting for warm and soft light.The optimum power of the device is up to 40 watts (incandescent lamp); 6 watts (LEDs); 11 watts (fluorescent lamp)
Sustainability… The lamp must be secure. Pay special attention to the base of the frame, it must be large enough and heavy. This characteristic is especially important if the lamp will stand in the room of a child or teenager
Dimensions (edit)… Please take into account the dimensions of the device when ordering. If you want to install it on a small nightstand or small table, you should choose the more compact option
Larger models are better suited for decorating the reading area.
A classic style table lamp is a common element that is often found in a wide variety of rooms. A lamp is not only a functional item, but also a beautiful addition. If you choose the right appearance of the product, it will become a highlight in the interior, which will complement the overall decorative picture.
The range of classic lamps is very wide. Models differ from each other in color, appearance, size, cost. If you want to buy a good lamp, you should invest in a product made of quality materials with an interesting design.
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