The Tiffany floor lamps is the innovatory contribution of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s from (1848 to1933) to the modern decorative lighting collection of different sizes, colors, and decorative styles with enormous themes of designs, fabrication, pricing, affordability and lighting technologies, it was first created in 1895 it’s a type of lamp with a glass shade completed with glass designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany and his design studio. The utmost famous was the stained leaded glass lamp that was the first business venture of interior design firm in New York. Tiffany floor lamps are successful combination of usefulness, beauty, innovation and a wide variety of shapes and sizes in floor lamps, reading lamps and hanging shades with a diversity of decorative schemes. His work got famous not only in Germany, France but in whole Europe.
These Tiffany Floor Lamps were created using the same time-honored technique, through each piece of glass amended by hand before having its boundaries copper foiled for the next procedure. The lamps were gathered using traditional soldering techniques, joining each piece to complete the finished piece. Floor lamps are with simple bases, others include decoratively carved stands and feet that make lamps more unique. Tiffany Studios’ thoughtful efforts to create lamps that balanced artistry with profitability and practicality.
Making of floor lamp
Each lamp is set by using the copper foil method. First the pattern is drawn on a piece of cardboard, next a glass color and number is written and labeled on that. Then it’s lay over and traced after that pieces are cut in a correct shape, pieces are cleaned so that copper foil can be applied. The foil solution allows the pieces to follow together. After fully bonded the Tiffany floor lamps are soldered it is cleaned to bring out its beauty.
Tiffany’s Designs are majorly distributed in seven categories First is the Irregular lower border and Irregular upper border lamps are with openwork crown edge which helps to simulate a tree, branch or undergrowth Second is Geometric which by male craftsman, they used shapes of geometric like squares, ovals, triangles, rectangles third was Favrile which means handcrafted fourth was Transition to Flowers group, it was sectioned into the Flowered Cone and Globe lamps which follows the nature, spiders with webs, dragonflies, peacock feathers and butterflies. The differences of these two categories were the lamp shapes one a cone and other the globe.