The art of decorating your home with beautiful lampshades somehow feels extremely fascinating and exciting. If you want to incorporate unique yet modern looking lampshades that have a definite shape and style, this post will help guide you to it. With the help of this post, you can even design your own lampshades in different shapes and styles and even set out confident to buy the perfect one for your home.
This shade has a bell shape to it with the sides curving and sloping towards the bottom.
Bell shades are normally found in traditional and transitional designs.
The drum shade is shaped like a drum with the sides completely vertical showing no signs of a slope.
Drum shades are usually found in transitional, contemporary, and modern designs.
Empire shades are narrow at the top and wider at the bottom. Different to bell shape in that it does not curve on its way down.
Empire shades are usually found in transitional and contemporary designs.
Rectangle shades are basically shaped like rectangles when looked at from above. They have a 90-degree angle at all four corner with the front and back sides wider than the left and right sides.
Rectangle shades are found in contemporary and modern designs.
Square shades have the shape of a square when looked at from above. They at times can slope on the way down or remain perfectly straight with all sides remaining the same width.
Square shades can be found in traditional, transitional, contemporary and modern designs.
Cylinder shades are similar to drum shades except they are elongated.
Cylinder shades can be found in contemporary and modern designs.
Tapered drum shades are in-between drums and empire shades. They aren’t as vertical as drums but do not slope as much as empires. Tapered drums are exactly as the name suggests: a drum with a bit of tapering at the end.
Tapered drum shades can be found in transitional and contemporary designs.