From office workers to students, most of us spend a lot of time at our desks. Since it’s the place where many people spend their working day, having a lamp that provides proper lighting not only makes for a more comfortable working experience, it’s also better for your health.
The world of desk lamps is wide and while we love an attractive ornate lamp as much as the next person, having a lamp specifically designed for a desk means it won’t take up much room, has various brightness options to allow you to customize the experience to match your work needs, and comes with bonus tech features like a USB charging port. For a lamp that is designed to make your desk the ideal working environment, check out our three top picks below and find the best one for you.
1. Lampat LED Desk Lamp
With four lighting modes and five levels of brightness, you can find the perfect lighting level for any occasion with the Lampat LED Desk Lamp. The Lampat offers a natural lighting option that is perfect for cutting down on eye strain. The Lampat has a flexible arm and includes a one-hour shut off feature for safety.
Pros: The Lampat is the only lamp on our list with both 30 and 60-minute lighting options available. It’s also energy-efficient and incredibly durable with a 25-year life span.
Cons: The Lampat can’t be rotated sideways and unlike the all-metal TaoTronics, it’s made of plastic.
Lampat LED Desk Lamp
2. TaoTronics Metal LED Desk Lamp
The TaoTronics features a USB charging port, as well as six levels of brightness and five light options, the most lighting combinations of all the lamps on our list. It can also be rotated at the base and neck with two adjustment points on the arm.
Pros: The all-metal TaoTronics desk lamp is scratch-free and includes a Favorites function that allows you to program your favorite light settings, making them easily accessible with the touch of a button.
Cons: The TaoTronics is considerably more expensive than the other two options on our list.
3. LEPOWER LED Desk Lamp
With several different modes (from reading to night light), this option make a great all-around desk lamp that anyone can enjoy. Whether you’re an avid reader or the type to work into the wee hours of the night, you’ll find a ton of use out of this option from LEPOWER.
Pros: The lamp has three different colors of light, helping you adjust the brightness and tone to your fancy.
Cons: Base may be larger than expected give the pictures online.