Table Lamps & Desk Lights

Table Lamps and Desk Lights are a helpful and convenient option for when you need more light, or different lighting options. The most frequent example of this is requiring more light when reading: it can be difficult to read in low light, or even damaging to your vision, so a desk light can be essential. Additionally, you might just need a table lamp to light a specific part of the room other light sources struggle to reach, such as corners or spaces with few windows or little natural light. Furthermore, you may just need a table lamp or desk light because they are small and compact, able to fit on desks, shelves or in other small spaces.

Table lamps can also provide a room not just with the convenience of more light, but can add style to your spaces. From simplistic, sleek lights to ornate, extravagant lamps, find the best option for your room. By using table lamps you can reduce the harshness of the light in the room, creating a calmer, warmer environment (this can also be changed depending on your choice of light bulb). Ultimately it does not matter why you need a table lamp or desk light: Electricpoint has the right option for you.

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Table Lamps & Desk Lamps FAQs

What is the difference between table lamp and desk lamp?

Table lamps and desk lamps differ in design and usage. A table lamp is a portable fixture placed on tables or nightstands, providing ambient or accent lighting to create a cosy atmosphere. They come in various styles and sizes, often with decorative elements. On the other hand, a desk lamp is specifically designed for working or studying at a desk. It offers focused lighting with adjustable features to illuminate the task at hand. Desk lamps prioritize functionality over decoration and may include additional features like brightness control or USB charging ports.

What type of light is best for desk?

The best light for a desk is a task-oriented light that provides focused and adjustable illumination. Look for a desk lamp with an adjustable or flexible arm to direct the light where needed. Opt for a cool white or neutral white colour temperature (4000K-5000K) to promote alertness and concentration. Having a light source with adjustable brightness levels is beneficial for various tasks.

How big should a lamp be on a table?

The size of a lamp on a table depends on the table's proportions, surrounding furniture, and desired aesthetic. As a general rule, the lamp's height should be appropriate for the table and seating arrangement, with the bottom of the lampshade at or slightly below eye level when seated. Consider the table's scale, aiming for a lamp that complements without overwhelming or appearing too small. Strive for balance and visual appeal, ensuring the lamp's size harmonizes with the table and the room. The lampshade size should provide adequate coverage without extending excessively beyond the table's edges. Ultimately, personal preferences and room-specific factors should guide the selection of a properly proportioned lamp for the table.

How many watts do you need for a desk lamp?

To ensure optimal focus and productivity, it is essential to choose the appropriate brightness level for different tasks. For reading and writing, a 40 to 60-watt light bulb is recommended, while tasks involving computer usage can benefit from a 60-watt light bulb. For detail-oriented tasks, a higher range of 60 to 80 watts is suggested. Adjusting the wattage based on the specific task helps create an environment conducive to concentration and efficiency.

What is the benefit of LED desk lamp?

LED desk lamps offer numerous benefits over traditional bulbs, including energy efficiency, long lifespan, and reduced heat emission. However, one of their key advantages is the flexibility they provide in choosing the light temperature. With adjustable brightness settings and colour temperature options, LED desk lamps allow you to customize the lighting ambience to suit your preferences and task requirements. This versatility enhances the overall lighting experience and creates a comfortable and productive workspace. Additionally, LED lamps are eco-friendly, cost-effective, and provide instant illumination without any warm-up time.

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