Blue Glass Desk LampThe San Francisco Chronicle ran an article on dorm decor and showcased our Blue Glass Fluorescent Desk Lamp (no longer available) as one of its featured products. They also had this comment on dorm room lighting:

"All of the rooms we saw had a single overhead ceiling light. That makes desk or floor lighting a must for either reading or socializing..." 


This observation really applies to any office or desk work space. Some other dorm decorating tips to remember when lighting your desktop office space:

  • A distance of about 15 inches from the desktop to the desk lamp's shade bottom is ideal for optimizing light output.
  • The lamp should be placed so that hand shadows don't fall across your work. If you are right-handed, this means placing the light source on the left side of your desk.
  • When selecting a desk lamp, make sure the lamp arm is flexible enough to be able to adjust to get light where you'll need it. 

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