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A Guide to Modern Floor Lamp Design

Wed Apr 21 2021 System Administrator 0 Uncategorized

A torchiere is among the most recognizable and popular types of floor lamps currently on the market. The name is derived from the French term for "torch" - which means "a projecting flame". And while its name indicates that this particular type of lamp is primarily a torch-style lighting fixture, it has many more styles and design variations now than it did in its heyday. Modern torchieres are more diverse than ever before. One of the first modern torchiere to come onto the market was a three-way lamp. This fixture was a single, tall lamp that had three individual lights. The center lamp was intended to be used as a spotlight, while the side lights were to be used either as task lighting or for accent lighting. The shade of this lamp was wider than most modern torchieres, which enabled it to function much like a reading lamp. Torchieres have also seen quite a bit of development since their heyday years. Some have changed quite significantly in appearance. While the three-way model remained popular, many modern torchiere features a much wider shade, which allows them to serve as either table lamps or floor lamps without taking up an excessive amount of space. Many modern lamps even feature the same base, which has been slightly adapted to include a triple-prong head, to provide additional functionality. Another of the many styles of modern floor lamps is the arc. Arc floor lamps are taller and have a long handle - which gives them a sort of "arc" shape when the top of the lamp is turned on. As the user turns the bottom part of the lamp, the light bulb inside glows, creating a soft glow that can be used both as a task lighting or a decorative accent. The arc design is also often seen in floor lamps, which place a small light inside the top of the lamp for use as a desk lamp or as a nightlight. These tend to be smaller than other designs. Arc floor lamps can be further categorized by their base. The most common type features a circular shape with three points or circles and a single center point. Some have only one circle, but with three points or circles. This type is typically the least expensive. The four-sided shade is another option and usually comes in sets of two, three, or four. The outer shade is typically a rectangular shape, but it can be shaped however the user wants. One aspect of the design of modern floor lamps is their general size. Compared to the size of a modern desk lamp, they are relatively small. They are typically between four to six inches tall, and only half an inch wide. They can fit in a corner or any sized room, so they are perfect for any type of decor. Some modern lamps are made using glass or crystal, and they come in many colors. One of the benefits of using glass or crystal, however, is that they are difficult to break and provide more of a bounce-back light for ambient lighting.

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Ottoman Furniture From the Middle East

Fri Mar 16 2018 System Administrator 0 Uncategorized

The Ottoman Empire once was a vast region that encompassed much of Eastern Europe, Northern Africa, and Southeastern Asia. It was founded in the middle of the thirteenteenth century on the Black Sea coast in the city of Söğüp in the region of Turkey, in the Black Sea resort of Marmaris. The area was inhabited by Christians and Muslims but was long before dominated by the Ottomans. It became an important trading center and an international financial center as trade routes were established all through the region. As a result of this, it became a favored location for traders and later became a favorite destination for European travelers. It is believed that the Ottomans had an impact on the design of the first Ottoman sari. These are the type of shoes that have laces laced up the front and a drawstring around the ankle region. They are dark in color with square or rectangular legs made of felt and leather. The new sultan, Abdulhamit II, changed the design when he introduced a new style that incorporated the use of satin over leather. After the fall of the Turkish Empire, there were many changes to the ottoman. Many pieces were either banned or displaced from the scene altogether as the peoples who inhabited the region came under different cultural influences. However, there are still many traditional saris available in the Middle East today. They are made out of silk with intricately decorated foot and leg covers. The best thing about these old saris is that many still bear the beautiful embellishments that were common on old Ottoman tents. The most popular ones, like those made in Istanbul, have gold and silver thread work and embroidery that still hold the Turkish touch. If you want to buy a piece of history for your home or office, an ottoman is a perfect choice. Not only will it add a touch of class to your room, but it will also help preserve the past. During the time of the sultan, his city was accustomed to such luxuries and there are many stories about how the new sultan took pleasure in having them around. Ottoman sari are not hard to find, but if you have not seen an Ottoman during your travels in Turkey, I suggest you do just that. The rise of the middle ages brought more European influence to the region. This was especially true in Western Europe, where Catholic churches became the new sisoulias for many people. The Catholic Church gave prominence to the Latin cross that became the symbol of Turkish and Greek culture after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. The Catholic cross has become a way to identify people belonging to the same religion. Many people do not consider themselves religious, but they still associate the Turkish sultan with the Latin cross. In many homes the family jewels are adorned with crowns and saris that resemble the intricate designs of the Turkish sultanate. The fall of the Roman Empire left the region under the Turkish Empire. As the Turkish soldiers swept through the area, they took everything that they could carry including women's clothing. They wore this clothing because it was comfortable, but also because the women were forced to as part of the slave trade. Turkish soldiers married women from the conquered region and the offspring that resulted were often brought up as slaves. Over a 600 year period, the Turkish tribes took over the territory stretching from the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea, taking everything they could as they went.

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