This lamp shade is circular when viewed from the side - A flat disc shape that is hung from the top edge of the circle. The picture shows the view from underneath. Additional photo below shows view from underneath the shade. Olaf comes in white and gives a soft, diffused, ambient light. Ready-made (not flatpack) light shade made from 20 identical pieces of white recyclable polypropylene plastic. The shade self-grips and hangs from a standard ceiling pendant cable, with no extra light fittings required. For use with energy saving bulbs only.