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Flower in bloom
The shape of Hong Kong artist Tsang Tak-ping’s garlic lamp resembles a flower in bloom.
Since the invention of electricity, designers have engaged in the artful creation of lamp shades for light bulbs. Examples that have gained global fame include stained-glass shades crafted by the American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933) and his design studio. Many of the classic lamp shades by Tiffany engage in floral themes.