A fabric shade creates the most ambient lighting with overall, uniform illumination throughout the whole room. Fabric shades complement modern & traditional decor & have a variety of bases to choose from.
The plastic or glass bowl-shaped shades of torchieres diffuse light on the sides & direct light upwards for maximum output. With uplighting you never have to fuss with glare. Torchiere lights are perfect for small spaces like dorms & some options are equipped to handle LEDs.
Metal, glass or plastic shades provide directional or task lighting aimed at a specific area of a room. Directional lighting is great for reading & homework. Plastic, glass or metal shades are easy to clean & some styles are equipped to handle LEDs.