A wall lamp is a great way to add personality and texture to a hallway or foyer. Adding a stylish new shade can make it even more special and will help to bring your home decor together in a whole new way.
Our collection of lampshades comes in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and materials so that we can help you to find the perfect match for your existing lighting. Choosing the right size of lamp shade is essential and it is important to take into account the height and width of your existing base.
The shape of the lamp can also play a big part in this, so try to choose a style that matches your existing design. For example, if you have a modern angular design, then a square style of glass shade may look the most appropriate for it. Alternatively, if you have a traditional curved design that you would like to update, then a rectangular shade could be just what the doctor ordered!
Colors are another element that you will want to consider when you are trying to decide on a new shade for your wall lamp. For instance, if you have a nautical themed kitchen then it is very important to opt for shades that are in colors that compliment the overall design of the room.
You can also choose to use the color of the base to influence your decision. If you have a traditional wooden base, then selecting a bright brass shade will work extremely well in your living space. However, if you have a more contemporary look in your home, then you may want to avoid the bright brass hues and opt instead for a shade that is in a darker or more neutral shade of color such as a warm brown or a light green.
This will ensure that the lamp will not clash with your other furniture in the room and will also help to create a balanced effect.
Fabrics are a wonderful option for this type of shade and they can help to create a beautiful, diffused glow that will work wonderfully in a quiet sitting room or bedroom. A soft lilac shade, for example, will help to create a very peaceful effect and can be very effective in rooms that you would like to be able to relax in.
Opt for a material that you love and is familiar to you. If you are unsure of what kind of shade you would like to buy, then it is always a good idea to have a go at choosing some samples first. This way, you can make sure that you are making the best choice for your existing lamp and it will be much easier to go with the right one once you have done this.
Glass is another popular choice for replacing an old, broken or damaged lamp shade. This material will enhance the look of the light that is passing through it and can be colored, etched or treated in various ways to give your home decor a little more flare.