To those who appreciate the value of artistic lighting both as a means of making a house more homelike and beautiful and for the practical purposes of getting the best possible light in which to read or sew or entertain one’s friends, this book is dedicated. It is concerned with the business of making lamp shades, but also attempts to give such general principles of colour, design, and lighting as will aid the reader in the best selection of the lamp which will suit his particular need. Contents Include: Planning your Illumination; General Principles of Design; Colour; Materials for Shades; How to Make Silk Shades; How to Make Parchment Shades; How to Decorate Parchment Shades; How to Prepare and Lacquer Papers; Motifs, and Suggestions for their Application. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.
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