Contemporary Desk Lamps for Home or Office

by lakeerieartists

A desk lamp provides closer lighting that does not reflect off of my computer screen and my glasses the way overhead fluorescent lighting does.

For those of us who work at a desk for hours every day, our office can be a second home (or maybe a first home). For many people, that means needing to have a comfortable, well lit, and pleasant place to work.

For my office environment, I like to be able to read my papers and work clearly in the light of a desk lamp, because a desk lamp provides closer lighting that does not reflect off of my computer screen and my glasses the way overhead fluorescent lighting does. My tastes run more towards a contemporary desk lamp because I like simple lines and colors, and they are easier to dust (one of my least favorite activities).

Adesso Contemporary Desk Lamps

Adesso says:

Desk lighting is task lighting: for work, reading, school or just to be cool. A desk lighting can easily be the most useful tool on your desk. We're not talking utilitarian at Adesso - we're talkin' the centerpiece of desk stylin'.

Adesso contemporary desk lamps are very stylish, yet simple and sleek.  Their style is elegant and affordable with styles starting at about $30.00.  My favorite are the gooseneck styles.

Adesso Desk Lamps

Adesso 3179-01 Wendell 23" Led Desk Lamp, Smart Outlet Compatible

A practical solution that will liven up the office, the Wendell LED Desk Lamp has several ways to improve efficiency and organization. Two gooseneck sections allow for th 5 Watt...

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Adesso 3234-01 Draper 18.5" Gooseneck Desk Lamp, Black, Smart Outlet Compatible

Quintessential mid-century style is easy to achieve with the addition of the Draper Gooseneck desk lamp. The vented black painted cone shade adjusts vertically and horizontally ...

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eBay is a Good Source for Contemporary Desk Lamp Bargains

If you want to get a real good bargain price on a contemporary desk lamp, eBay is a good place to search. Depending on what you want to spend on a lamp, you may find a used or new contemporary desk lamp in your style.

The contemporary desk lamps to the right are only a very small sample of what eBay has to offer.

Contemporary Desk Lamp

Lavish Home Contemporary LED Desk Lamp - Black

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Fixed price: $25.99  Buy It Now

SkyeyArc Spiral LED Table Lamp, Curved LED Desk Lamp, Contempo...

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Modern Table Lamps, Ceramic Contemporary Desk Lamp White Ivory...

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Bankers Contemporary Desk Lamps

One very popular contemporary desk lamp style is the bankers desk lamp. The bankers desk lamp looks really good and expensive on a desk, yet also provides a good source of light because of the wide lamp. Bankers desk lamps come in several colors, although the traditional bankers style is green. Styles start at about $30.00 and go up from there depending on the materials.

Banker's Desk Lamps

V-LIGHT Traditional Style CFL Banker's Desk Lamp with Amber Glass Shade (CAVS91045BRZ)

This striking banker's style lamp will be a welcome addition to any home office or executive suite. Featuring all metal construction and a rich antique bronze finish, the lamp i...

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LEDU L557BR Traditional Banker's Lamp, 14" High, Brass Base with Green Shade

This time-honored design is the perfect complement to any home or office decor. Each lamp has an elegant brushed chrome base with a cobalt blue opaque glass shade. A 13 watt com...

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Contemporary Halogen Desk Lamps

Halogen lamps are great for desk lamps, because they emit a lot of light from a very small bulb. That way the contemporary halogen desk lamps do not take up a lot of room on your desk. Yet even being so small, many contemporary halogen desk lamps have a lot of style.

The only disadvantage to halogen desk lamps is that they can get very hot. So if you decide to buy a halogen desk lamp make sure to place the lamp in a spot on your desk that you will not accidentally hit with your hand while working.

Halogen Desk Lamps

Turcom LED Desk Lamp, Energy-Efficient, Non-Flickering for Reading, Adjustable Neck, Touch-Sensit...

In addition to the increased level of brightness and flicker-free soft illumination, LED lamps will also save you tons of money for a greater luminosity than you would get from ...

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Mainstays Halogen Desk Lamp, Black

Elegantly illuminate desk and work tables with this Mainstays Halogen Desk Lamp in black. It blends in well with most desk and tables without being too obtrusive. Designed with ...

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Contemporary Satin Nickel 4 Stage Touch Dimmable Desk Lamp By Haysom Interiors

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High Power Contemporary Desk Lamp

contemporary desk lamp high powerIf you have a big desk, or require a high power contemporary desk lamp for your office or home, you may want to consider looking at the desk lamp selection at Ylighting. They have a large selection of contemporary lighting for desks and other office situation.

This contemporary desk lamp to the right is one of the lamp choices by Koncept. The slim design of Koncept LED lamps fits perfectly in contemporary living and working environments. Sleek bodies and joints achieve a clean, elegant simplicity of form and function. This contemporary desk lamp is a perfect example of the types of contemporary lighting at Ylighting.

Updated: 08/29/2012, lakeerieartists
 
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CruiseReady on 08/12/2015

I totally agree with Mira - I like the bankers lamps best, too., They look a lot like the lamp on my own desk, but mine is actually a piano lamp

blackspanielgallery on 08/11/2015

This is a great selection.

katiem2 on 12/12/2012

I love lighting it makes such a big difference in any space. Love the lamps you've highlighted here today. :)K

Mira on 11/09/2012

Great idea to do an article on desk lamps. I like the Banker's ones myself! The Addessos are pretty functional too! Maybe both :-)

lavero on 09/17/2012

Nice inspiration. I need a new desk lamp so this is pretty timely. I love the Ylighting models, so sleek :-)

BrendaReeves on 09/16/2012

I love that lamp. I agree, lighting is very important when it comes to working on a computer.

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