Wake up your desk with lighting that stays on task (and looks great while doing it) with these six smart picks.
1. Binic Lamp The wind socks of ships served as inspiration for the shape of designer Ionna Vautrin’s soft spotlight-like lamp. Get it: momastore.org
2. Flute Personal Light With its up-to-date LED technology, Flute provides high-quality light output at an amazingly low cost: about $1.13 a year. Get it: hermanmiller.com
3. Excel Desk Lamp Add color (and a little gloss) to your workspace with the spare, economical form of the Excel. Get it: rollandhill.com
4. Ovelo Designer Stephan Copeland reimagined an iconic design–the classic L-1 architect lamp by Luxo (also known as Pixar’s mascot)–to create this unique LED task light for the modern office. Get it: luxous.com
5. Terea The easy elegance of Terea combines energy-efficient LEDs, ergonomics, and compact design. Get it: luxous.com
6. Chipperfield w102 Made predominantly from brass, this simple structure was created to offer a “fresh interpretation of the familiar.” Get it: wastberg.com
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