Desk lamps – our pick of the best

Looking to buy a new Desk Lamp? Take a look at our selection of the latest must-have designs to light up your home office.

Whether you’re working from home, studying or simply creating a peaceful space to do household admin (bills etc) there’s no denying the home office is becoming more of a must-have in our homes. One of the key accessories for any home office space is a desk lamp. It's a practical element for creating concentrated light while you work, day or night and also a stylish accent to make your room more attractive. There’s a lamp out there to suit every style and we’ve picked a selection of our favourites; from an on-trend metallic and marble design to a more traditional task lamp in a calming shade of blue. Take a look at our edit for inspiration.

Flos Archimoon Desk Lamp in silver with adjustable straight arms

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1. Flos Archimoon Desk Lamp


Dimensions: H57 W54 D54cm

Designed by Philippe Starck the Archimoon K Desk Lamp for Flos is fully adjustable, providing both direct and indirect light. This design would be perfectly at home in a contemporary home office space. 

Flos Archimoon Desk Lamp, £306, The Livingetc Edit at Clippings

Elegant Desk Lamp with a light grey shade and base with metallic copper curved arm

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2. Elegant Desk Lamp


Dimensions: H44.5 D15cm

Made from weighty brass with a powder coated light grey shade and base with a metallic copper arm, this elegant desk lamp has an adjustable angled arm and head. Use this tall lamp in your home office, on your bedside table or as a reading light in your living room. 

Elegant Desk Lamp, £120, Cox and Cox

Noah Curved Complete Table Lamp with a white shade

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3. Noah Curved Complete Table Lamp


Dimensions: H45.5 W29.5cm

The larger Noah floor lamp proved so popular it's now offered as a scaled down table version. This new lamp retains all the charm of the original elegant and contemporary curved design, complete with its custom-made, co-ordinating shade. 

Noah Curved Complete Table Lamp, £95, Laura Ashley

House Additions Orion LED Desk Lamp in a chrome and satin nickle finish

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4. House Additions Orion LED Desk Lamp


Dimensions: H80 W50 D14cm

Give your home office a modern makeover with this ultra sleek desk lamp in chrome and satin nickle finish. Features 240 Lumens, with a great ebergy efficiency rating. 

House Additions Orion LED Desk Lamp, £70, Wayfair

Bobby Silver Brushed Metal Clamp Desk Lamp

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5. Bobby Silver Brushed Metal Clamp Desk Lamp


Dimensions: H42 W15 D24cm

The handy clamp feature allows this lamp to be fixed onto a table edge or shelf. The design features a single jointed slim stem and adjustable head to allow light to be directed where required. 

Bobby Silver Brushed Metal Clamp Desk Lamp, £20, Habitat

Grey Table Lamp With Marble Base and copper cord

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6. Grey Table Lamp With Marble Base


Dimensions: H48 W23 D16.5cm

Clean lines, a heavy marble base and contrasting copper, cord with a metal shade - the humblest of materials come together in this design to create something sumptuous and quite special. 

Grey Table Lamp With Marble Base, £58, Oliver Bonas

Luxe Loft Table Lamp with a wood base and arms with a brass shade, on top of a grey table next to small plants

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7. Luxe Loft Table Lamp


Dimensions: H54 W45cm

Beautifully crafted in soft wood and with a gleaming brass shade, you can add a touch of Luxe style to update your home with this fabulous adjustable lamp. It's perfect for the bedroom, home office, lounge or kitchen. 

Luxe Loft Table Lamp, £155, Rose and Grey

Lloytron Student Desk Lamp and Tidy with grey storage tidy and black shade

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8. Lloytron Student Desk Lamp and Tidy


Dimensions: H38 W22 D22cm

This clever desk lamp has a flexible neck and features an integral desk tidy, designed with studenst in mind but perfect for any home office space. This is an online exclusive product.

Lloytron Student Desk Lamp and Tidy, £25, Homebase

West Elm Mid Century Task Desk Lamp iwith black base, shade and base arm and gold arm that connects the base to the shade

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9. West Elm Mid Century Task Desk Lamp


Dimensions: H48.5 W31cm

Add a vintage edge to your home with West Elm's energy efficient Mid-Century Desk Lamp, complete with antiqued brass detailing and slim profile that's inspired by 1950s and '60s design. Crafted with a powder-coated iron tubing and base and features an adjustable arm and metal pull chain.

West Elm Mid Century Task Desk Lamp, £149, John Lewis

Pink Table Lamp with wooden arms, sitting on a desk with photographs displayed on the white wall in the background

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10. Pink Table Lamp


Dimensions: H54 W18 D42cm

Pretty in pink this minimalist desk lamp features a metal and wood construction. Perfect for adding a touch of retro, girly glamour when illuminating your workspace. Features an adjustable height.

Pink Table Lamp, £79, Urban Outfitters


Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.