Leesa Chandler A lamp can be the hero of a room, the finishing piece which ties the whole look together and, most importantly, a functional and highly utilised light source, but when it comes to choosing the right lamp there are a few mistakes you should try to avoid. Here are some of the most common mistakes people make when choosing a lamp.
Leesa Chandler When it comes to lampshades, a question that often arises is whether or not they need to match. Whilst some people prefer matching lampshades for symmetrical and cohesive look, others lean towards mixing and matching lamp shade styles to create an eclectic vibe. If you are tossing up whether your home needs uniformity or if you can get away with mismatched shades, here are some things to consider.
Leesa Chandler Lamp shades come in many shapes and sizes, with each having its own unique effect on the lighting of a room. Choosing the right shape of lamp shade for your lamp can help you achieve the level of illumination and ambiance you require, whether you need the light to work, relax or just create a warm and inviting environment. Here are some common lamp shade shapes and their effects on lighting.
Leesa Chandler As consumers become increasingly aware of the impact their purchases can have on the environment, more people are turning to natural fibres not only when buying new clothes, but also the textiles they use in their homes.
Leesa Chandler When it comes to interior design, lighting is a key element that can make or break the mood and functionality of a room. While the type of lamp you choose is important, the lamp shade can often be the unsung hero of your room. Here’s why you should let your lamp take centre stage.
Leesa Chandler Lamps can help you beat energy price increases by providing more targeted and efficient lighting compared to using overhead lighting. Here are some ways lamps can help you beat energy price increases.
Leesa Chandler Empire lamp shades are the most common style found at Pip and Haze. They have a tapered shape where the top diameter of the shade is larger than the bottom diameter, creating an A-line effect.
Styling multiple lamps in one room can add layers of lighting, enhance the overall ambiance, and create a more cohesive and comfortable space. Here are some tips on how you can effectively style multiple lamps in one room.
Leesa Chandler You may have noticed before that certain lighting environments can cause you to feel more relaxed whilst others can feel jarring or leave you on edge. This is because light can play a very important role in our mental and emotional wellbeing. Light levels affect our circadian rhythm (the body’s natural clock) which in turn has a direct impact on our energy levels and sleep patterns.
Leesa Chandler If you have a small space that you would like to feel bigger, but you don’t have the means, resources or permission to enlarge the space with renovations, light can be a very effective tool to make the room look and feel larger than it really is.
Leesa Chandler In a world where fast fashion and mass produced products are the norm, gathered lampshades are the exception. Pip & Haze shades are made with care and thoughtfulness, with the fabrics hand selected and the shades themselves made by skilled artisans.
Leesa Chandler Most well-known for being Indian, block printing’s foundations actually lie in China where it was first used to print paper and textiles. After the technique was picked up by Indian artisans the slow and delicate procedure became a finely-honed craft that lives on today, centuries after its inception.