Blog

European Interior Trends: Scandinavian Home Decor

European Interior Trends: Scandinavian Home Decor

The ongoing love affair with minimalist Scandinavian home décor and interiors doesn't seem to be going anywhere fast. This year, Scandi themes have continued to dominate interior trends, with plenty of pared-back furniture and accessories, and a distinct minimalist style....

Read now
Why to use Jade Stone as a piece of Décor?

Why to use Jade Stone as a piece of Décor?

Jade Table Lamps Nothing embodies classic oriental design quite like a traditional jade lamp. By including table lamps or small home accessories created using this natural stone, you can add instant luxury and a beautiful focal point in any room....

Read now
How To Choose Lighting For A Room: Bathroom

How To Choose Lighting For A Room: Bathroom

Best Lighting for Bathrooms Bathroom lighting is more than a question of illumination, as it also needs to be waterproof! Our collection of Bathroom Lighting is both stylish and safe to use in wet conditions. As with types of lighting...

Read now
How To Choose Lighting For A Room: Kitchen

How To Choose Lighting For A Room: Kitchen

Best Lighting for Kitchens Kitchens are a space that requires lots of crisp and clear light. Cooking and preparing food is an intricate task, so it’s best to opt for bright light with a cool tone, that allows you to...

Read now
How To Choose Lighting For A Room: Bedroom

How To Choose Lighting For A Room: Bedroom

Best Lighting for Bedrooms   Choosing lighting for a bedroom should be warmer, and certainly not as bright as lighting you would select for other zones in a home. When considering how to choose lighting for a bedroom, remember that...

Read now
How To Choose Lighting For A Room: Living Room

How To Choose Lighting For A Room: Living Room

The lighting you need in your home changes as you move from room to room. For example, the brightness required in a kitchen is not the same as the brightness you need in a bedroom. Each room or space in...

Read now
European Interior Design Trends | Fringed Lighting

European Interior Design Trends | Fringed Lighting

As a new feature to our weekly blog, we look to the European interior design fairs and trade shows for the latest trends and inspiration for home interior design ideas. As you may have already spotted for 2019, emerging trends...

Read now
Custom Lampshades: How We Create Laminated Lamp Shades

Custom Lampshades: How We Create Laminated Lamp Shades

This week we explore the essential part of making hardback lamp shades - our specialty at Oriental Lamp Shade Company. All of our bespoke lamp shades are made in-house in a wide variety of different fabrics and styles, to suit just about...

Read now
Why you should choose a hardback lamp shade

Why you should choose a hardback lamp shade

Laminated or hardback lamp shades create a contemporary look, with a clean aesthetic, simple shapes and minimal details. Popular across the USA, Europe, and further afield, laminated lamp shades are popular for their modern appeal.  Credits: Pinterest Available in a...

Read now
Home Decoration Style: Southwestern Interior Design

Home Decoration Style: Southwestern Interior Design

To add instant warmth and color to your home, introduce some influences from the soft hues and colorful style of Southwest or Southwestern interior design. Also known as Santa Fe style, this theme encompasses lots of warm colors, plenty of...

Read now
Buying Guide: LED Light Bulbs

Buying Guide: LED Light Bulbs

Searching through light bulb types can be confusing! From lumens to LEDs, filaments to fittings, there are many different characteristics from one light bulb to the next. As LED light bulbs gain popularity and begin to replace incandescent and halogen...

Read now
Buying Guide: Coolie Lamp Shades

Buying Guide: Coolie Lamp Shades

This week, we explore the characteristics of the coolie lamp shade style. Reminiscent of Chinese coolie hats, this lamp shade design features a narrower top and a wider bottom and provides an oriental style to home or work lamps.  ...

Read now