lampshade : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view

  • With its attention to the curve of even a $9 lampshade, Ikea has become renowned for its understanding of good design.
  • Dream of a garden painted by Rousseau, under the canopy of a huge Tiffany lampshade and inhabited by creatures from Fellini's or Tim Burton's wittiest musings.
  • It plugs the "how-to-do-it" angle, with simple diagrams showing how to design anything from a homespun lampshade to a barbecue oven.
News & Articles

  • Never Leave Your Lamp Naked Again
    DALLAS -- Fatboy(R) USA, an imaginative lifestyle brand which enhances living spaces, is poised to release the Fatboy(R) Cooper Cappie, a collection of 21 unique and artfully designed lampshade covers ...
    June 25, 2013 - GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  • Joan Rivers in
    Young musician Calista Robertson followed, with Joan saying: "Lookinghot - looking a little like a lampshade - but a hot lampshade."
  • Arthur Laurents in New York Times
    ...his direction of "La Cage aux Folles" in 1983, Laurents describes out-of-town Broadway-goers not imagined to have sympathy for gay characters as "Lampshade Harry and his squealing wife."
  • Salvator in New York Times
    Mr. Salvator responded: "New Yorkers are a tough audience. I can guarantee a perfect lampshade, but I can't guarantee happy."

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