Question: How do you pick the right size lamp shade?

Can any lamp shade fit?

Choose a shade with a bottom width that is within 2 inches of the lamp height. … A 10-inch floor lamp base needs a shade with a bottom diameter of 18 inches. Eleven- to 12-inch-diameter bases call for a 19- or 20-inch-diameter shade bottom and larger lamps need a shade with a bottom diameter of 20 to 22 inches.

What are the different fittings for lamp shades?

There are three basic types of lamp shade fittings: spider fittings, uno fittings, and clip-on fittings: Spider Fittings: Spider fittings are the most common type of fitting for table and floor lamps and are used with harps.

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