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RL Tips: Choosing the Best Lamp (Part 2)

Whether you want a floor, table, or pendant lamp --- here's a complete RL guide to help you

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Aside from familiarizing yourself with the different lighting types, you also need to know how to choose the best lampshade. Choose a lampshade that looks good even when the light is turned off. The shade should be made of fine-textured cotton, linen, silk, or metal, and not plastic, as this dents easily. And since it diffuses light, a colored shade will affect the quality of your light.

Picks and Styling by Dagny Madamba. Assisted by Tala Singson. Photographed by Paolo Feliciano.

Read the original article ("Light Up Your Life") in the February 2014 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details. 

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