Working at your desk for long periods can be a strain on your eyes. That’s why many people opt for modern desk lamps. If you’re looking for a modern desk lamp you may have different features in mind. The style and design might be more important than how much light it projects. Or the brightness may be the most important factor. We’ve chosen a range of different designs, some fit both categories, and others fulfil either one.
This multi-award winning desk lamp has a three-bar design with maximum flexibility which evens includes a spinning LED head. You can extend and rotate the arms to position the light wherever needed.
This contemporary desk lamp combines a solid concrete base with natural wood and brass accents. It has three light settings including one that stops blue light which helps reduce interruptions to sleep. The LED bulb is included but not replaceable, however, it does last for up to 20,000 hours.
This is a lovely desk lamp that is tall and adjustable. You can move it to shine the light onto your keyboard or documents while you work. It requires an E27 40watt bulb.
Not all desk lamps look like desk lamps. This is a perfect example, but don’t let it fool you. If you get eye strain you’ll love this. It has 7 dimming levels which you can programme in, and an adjustable arm which you can set at any angle. The light source features non-flickering LEDs which are softer on the eyes.
This modern desk lamp would look good in a home office setting where you don’t want something too official-looking. This lamp blends in beautifully thanks to the copper finish and over-sized contemporary bulb.
Otto what I hear you say? Well, yes it does remind us of some weird sci-fi creature from outer space but as a desk lamp, it’s amazing. The lamp head swivels 360 degrees and comes with a glare filter. You can also vary the colour temperature.
Unmistakeably Paul Smith, this is more like a piece of modern art and we reckon it will be worth a few bob in years to come. It is self-assembly and has several adjustable points. It takes an ES 8watt bulb. Different colour combos are available.
A very modern looking lamp here that doesn’t take up much room on your desk which is handy if yours is anything like ours! Made from steel with a plastic base, it uses a warm integrated LED light. It also has three dimming settings.
This is by far our most expensive desk lamp but for good reason. Designed with a crane construction in mind and adjustable to virtually any position, it boasts a superior brightness. If you do close-up work where you need to see clearly and have a reliable light source you might want to splash out on this desk lamp. It has some extra features including a cool pipe to stop overheating. Stays bright for 37 years.
A handy desk lamp here that comes in a range of different colours including Marsala (shown) green, off-white and dark grey. It won a student award in 2015 and has a base where you can store pens, stationery items, keys and other what-nots. Made from painted steel.