Selecting the right modern lamp shades for your home is all about coordinating materials and design with the rest of your décor. Floor lamps and table lamps are a great way to brighten up your space without having to install new overhead lighting. In many ways, modern lamps are different than traditional lamps. You can easily identify a modern lamp by the simplistic design and geometric shapes that lie beneath it's modern lamp shade. At AllModern, you’ll find many different shapes, colors, and types of modern lighting. Contemporary lamp shades coordinate well with modern, contemporary, or eclectic décor. Whether your home is decked in modern design or you like to incorporate modern accent pieces into your traditional décor, AllModern is the place to shop for the most stylish, modern lighting shades.
Modern Lamp Shade Types - Modern lamp shades come in many different lamp shade types because not all lamps are made with the same design. We have a wide variety of hip and contemporary lamp shades that fit on many different lamp types. Many people enjoy pendant lighting in their homes, so we do have a large selection of modern pendant shades. This is perfect if you have pendant lighting in your kitchen or dining room. If you have a more formal dining room, then chances are that you also have a candelabra. Our modern candelabra shades give you just the right touch to dress up your dining room. Modern wall sconces are also the perfect accent for a long hallway or living room. We have a wide variety of textured, modern wall sconce shades that will add dramatic impact to your home.
Modern Lamp Shade Shapes - Similar to types, contemporary lamp shades also come in many different shapes. Modern design is all about incorporating clean lines into your home, so modern lamp shades offer both geometric lines and smooth curves. Drum, oval, bell, and bowl shades can have a dramatic impact on your home. You can pair these types of lamp shades with a cylindrical lamp in order to create an eye-catching look in your home. Similarly, if you want to bring geometric lines into your home, then square or rectangular lamp shades are a great option. These contemporary lamp shades pair well with other geometric décor or give balance to a home that is largely decorated with smooth, curving lines.
Modern Lamp Shade Materials - Aside from design and shape, you’ll also find that modern lamp shades are also made with many different materials. These materials, like glass, linen, metal, paper, and silk also come in a variety of colors. Since modern spaces are often uncluttered and use fairly neutral décor, a colorful modern lamp shade is a great way to add an accent to your home. These beautiful modern shades are perfect for everything from table lamps to hanging lights. The best modern lamp shades match with the rest of your décor and highlight different spaces in your home. If you want to make a unique lighting statement in your home, then you can pair a glass modern lamp shade with a metallic base. The balance of these natural materials creates a striking look for your home.
Candelabra Shades: Used for candelabra bulbs, including certain ceiling fixtures or chandeliers as well as certain wall fixtures or wall sconces. Candelabra shades are usually small and often made out of fabric. Ceiling Fan Bowl Shades:Ceiling fan bowls are typically made of glass and resemble a bowl. The outside center of the bowl typically has an accent piece called a finial that is used for decorative purposes and to hide where the bowl attaches to the ceiling fan. Ceiling Fan Fitter Shades: Glass shades to be used together with a 3 or 4 light/arm ceiling fan fitter. Each arm will accommodate a ceiling fan fitter shade with the matching diameter of the fitter opening. The fitter openings are usually 2.25”, 3” or 4” in diameter, and therefore only fit 2.25”, 3” or 4” fitter shades. These shades are typically glass and are much smaller than traditional lamp shades. Fitter shades can be a variety of different colors or glass types, including white, frosted, etched, clear glass, and more. NOTE: ceiling fan fitter shades cannot be used with light fixtures other than ceiling fan fitters. Lamp Shades: Fits any type of portable lamp, including floor lamps, table lamps, desk lamps, etc.. Interior lamp shades will be much larger in size than candelabra or ceiling fan fitter shades. Most interior lamp shades are round with the bottom of the shade being wider than the top of the shade, both ends are typically open for the light to shine both upwards and downwards. Pendant Shades: Fits on any type of pendant light or pendant holder light fixture. These shades are always glass and come in a variety of colors and shapes. Some typical shapes of pendants glass shades are: thin cylinder of glass, rounded top with straight bottom, round circle, or long cylinder where top and bottom are smaller than the middle of the cylinder. Sometimes, a pendant glass shade can also be used as a wall sconce glass shade. Track Head Shades: Fits on the head of a tracking light fixture Wall Sconce Shades: Fits on any type of wall light or wall sconce holder fixture. Sometimes, a wall sconce glass shade can also be used as a pendant glass shade.