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When purchasing a lamp for your home or office, it is best to keep in mind your interior room dimensions, motifs, furnishings, fabrics and colors. The lamp should always be in proportion to the room, its location and the furnishings ...   

Figural lamps never go out of style. They utilize sculptural characters, such as animals, people, storybook figures, hunting scenes, cherubs as the lamp base itself. They are often painted, gilded or bronzed and are can be quite a conversation piece.

Your choice of a lampshade is just as important as the lamp it adorns. At one time lampshades were predominantly available as standard white or ivory drum shades only, but with the evolution of the lamp as a decorative art object in its own right, this is thankfully no longer the case. You now have a wide range of colors and textures available to choose from.

Nautical and cottage style lamps are very popular in our neck of the woods, being in the Algarve, and you can find some real treasures in many of our shops around here. Those lamps often incorporate many elements from traditional to tropical to nautical. A touch of whimsy can be added to these fun, colorful and casual interiors by utilizing lamps that play off of nautical, cottage, agrarian or tropical themes.

Lamps are used to soften shadows, gently illuminate corners and instantly add intimacy and ambiance to any room. When you are reading, sewing, painting or your children need to do their homework, there is no doubt that a well-placed lamp will greatly assist you or them in safeguarding your eyes. Fortunately, today, you can find lamps to suit all styles and budgets - there are many lamps that are well designed, and come in a wide assortment of styles, shapes and motifs.

When considering the installation of outdoor lighting in a driveway or in a garden, the first though of many people, is why should you do so? After all, you will be driving in your car, at dawn or at night, with your lights on, and during the day there is ample sunshine.

If you want natural furniture and decorative accessories for the interior of your home having a twig lamp is a good start. You can buy one, or you can make one yourself, using readily available materials that you will easily find locally.

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