9 Nifty Task Lamps
Factory Task Lamp
With bubbled glass and a marble base, this bronze beauty will be a stylish sentinel above your workspace.
To buy: $149, westelm.com.
Featured September 2014
Carpenter Bright Orange Lamp
Clamp some color onto your workstation with this playful option. Secure it onto the edge of a shelf or a desk for a burst of light and color wherever you’re working.
To buy: $70, cb2.com.
Assembly Home Paperclip Desk Lamp
This unobtrusive lamp has a few eye-catching details up its sleeve—ahem, shade. The lamp head’s gleaming brass interior reflects the bulb’s glow, while its artfully bent base keeps it stationary.
To buy: $69, urbanoutfitters.com.
Colorful Task Lamp
Bright candy hues make this lamp a hip and youthful choice. Use it to spotlight your teen’s homework station or your own command center.
To buy: $99, pbteen.com.
A classic design that is sure to remain stylish for years to come, this hardworking lamp is a no-brainer. The flexible arm can be bent to highlight any task at hand.
To buy: $189, schoolhouseelectric.com.
Pixo LED Table Lamp
Don’t be fooled by its slim silhouette, this futuristic lamp has it all—a head with 360-degree rotation, a tilt-able stem, and low-energy LEDs that will last for up to 50,000 hours. Best of all, it has a USB port in its base for charging electronics.
To buy: $205, dwr.com.
Sidney Vintage Task Table Lamp
Industrial arms and hinges paired with one of two glass shade options diffuse a warm glow for a soft yet urban look.
To buy: $249, potterybarn.com.
Studio Task Lamp
This lamp offers some nautical flare from its solid oak build and a red cloth cord that hoists up the shade like a sail. Fun and playful, it’s the perfect piece to liven up your desk space.
To buy: $128, serenaandlily.com.