Top 10 Task Lamps

by Carrie Fitzwater March 02, 2017

Task Lighting for Your Desk

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Finding the right lamp for your desk can be tough. You want it to look stylish, and also be functional in your work space. We found some modern, trend-setting, task lamps that will inspire you to get back to work! Here's our pick of top ten task lamps:

black task lamp with desk clip

Love the Architect's Clamp Task Table Lamp from Pottery Barn. Save space on your desk with this lamp that clips on to the edge. This lamp is functional and stylish.

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Structural Task Light Table Lamp from Shades of Light is a play on the classic task lamp. The concrete base and wrought iron frame look industrial and sleek.

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The Theorem Aged Brass Desk Lamp from Crate and Barrel is special because it has adjustable height. The brass matches lots of different styles, and the rectangular shape gives it an old-school look.

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Arteriors Watson Desk Lamp from Layla Grayce has an antique look with a modern flare. The brass shade and marble base contrast nicely. This task lamp is really a unique look with the cord also wrapped around the neck.

task lamp gold

The Landau Lamp from Schoolhouse Electric is sophisticated and simple. The gold adds a chic look that would compliment your work space.

task lamp in brass

The Lightbearer Table Lamp from Anthropologie would add a unique design element to your dresser or desk. The funky shape would stand out in your space, and be a neat way to light up the room.

globe task lamp

The Cardiff Table Lamp in antique brass from Williams-Sonoma would look great in your work space. The globe light fixture has a mid-century modern flare, but is also a timeless design.

black and brass task lamp

The legs on Gold-Dipped Task Lamp, from Anthropologie, add a unique touch to this lamp. Simple and sleek is always the way to go with a desk lamp.

marble base table lamp

Clint Desk Lamp in Antique Bronze/Marble from West Elm is the perfect mid-century modern look. Love the marble base, it is so sophisticated.

Every office is full of pesky cords that clutter your space. Modern Lantern's Otto Cordless Task Lamp is a solution for getting rid of one of those cords. With the Otto Task Lamp, you can move it any place on your desk (or your make shift office outside!) without worrying about an output to plug it in. Perfect for those floating desks!


Thanks for listening, and hope you found some inspiration! 

Carrie Fitzwater 

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