A guide to choosing the shade for your base

Below is a guide to the main types of table lamp bases that you may find. We have carefully scaled our standard lampshade shapes to best suit each base and shown them below. This is only a guide but we hope that this helps you find the shade you need. If you are stuck please call or email us for more help.

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FRENCH DRUM - A very tapered drum lampshade, perfect for traditional interiors

 

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STRAIGHT EMPIRE - A tapered drum lampshade, our most popular shape suits traditional and formal interiors 

 

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TAPERED DRUM - A slightly tapered drum lampshade, a contemporary choice for a traditional space making contemporary look more homely

 

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CYLINDER DRUM - A contemporary drum lampshade, its straight sides make a statement and has a strong contemporary feel

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BYRON - A taller version of our Straight Empire it works particularly well on small squat or round shaped bases

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CHAUCER - A tall slightly tapered drum lampshade, a perfect shape for a retro 60's or 70's lamp base