Let us help you to select the perfect lighting for your home office
A home office is a brilliant idea for anyone who wants to run a business from home, catch up on paperwork in the evenings, or simply have a quiet space within the house in which to read and study. In order to make your home office the perfect environment for studying and working in, it is essential to select the right office lamps. Our collection of office lights has something to suit every type of home office. Whether you want an ultra bright lamp to ensure that you can see all of your documents and papers as easily as can be, or whether you are seeking some soft lamps that will create a cozy atmosphere for settling down with a good book, we will be able to help you with all of your home lighting design needs. Be inspired as you browse our store: you are sure to be able to find plenty of excellent ideas for furnishing your home office right here.
Suspended lighting for office environments
A simple solution for a home office would be to install a suspended lamp that hangs from the ceiling. This centralized lighting system will give the room a nice focal point and it will also provide convenient down lighting that fills the entire room (provided your home office is of small to average size). There are plenty of types of hanging home lighting fixtures that you can use for your office, from resplendent chandeliers decorated with crystals for a scintillating effect to clean, functional industrial style metal branch lighting that give your home office a very business like feel. The addition of colored lamp shades, as well as elements such as fabric fringes or crystal hangings on the shades if you wish, will help you to personalize your hanging lights even more.
Wall lighting for a home office
Any home office interior can benefit from the addition of some attractive wall lights. Our wall lights come in all styles and colors, from the rustic to the modernist. For example, if you want to create a chic, vintage atmosphere in your home office, simply opt for some brushed metal or smoked glass light fixtures that are evocative of a bygone age. On the other hand, wall lights that have simple geometric designs are perfect for home offices that have a clean and modern feel to them. Look out for attractive additional touches such as wrought metal flowers, spiral designs on wall brackets and hanging crystalline elements that help to make your wall lighting even more elegant and unique. Of course, there is no reason why you cannot install both a hanging ceiling light and a set of wall lights in your home office. In fact, this can be an excellent idea as it enables you to create different atmospheres depending on what you want to use the office for. For example, if you plan to kick back and watch a movie, soft diffuser bulbs in your wall lighting can create a relaxed home theater lighting effect. If you want to get straight to work without distraction, snapping on a bright ceiling light will transform the room into a functional workspace.
Standing lamps for desks and floors
No home office would be complete without the addition of a desk lamp. These lamps are essential for ensuring that your workspace is properly illuminated. Choosing desk lighting for office spaces that is adjustable (for example a classic angle poise lamp) will enable you to direct the light where it is most needed: as the keyboard of your computer, or at that crucial phrase in a book or document that you are reading. Once again, our desk lamp range is very expansive and varied, and there are options here to suit all styles of home office. Opt for a desk lamp with a vintage style glass shade in a petal design, or choose something with a fabric shade in a calming color (such as forest green) and a diffuser bulb to create a gentle yet still nicely illuminating glow. Another important type standing lamp for the office is the floor lamp. An elegant floor lamp can instantly turn a home office from a box room into a sophisticated and practical space. Whether tucked into a corner or proudly displayed for guests and business contacts to admire, office floor lamps will really enhance this section of your living space. One thing to pay attention to with a tall standing lamp is its stem.
Many of our designer floor lamps have very beautiful stems that are works of art in their own right. These will be able to take pride of place in your home office and will add interest and aesthetic appeal to even a tiny study. You do not need to opt for big designers with this form of decoration, though: we have plenty of discount options when it comes to both desk and floor lamps. So, simply choose whatever suits your budget and your style.
The exteriors of your home office
Whilst you are furnishing your home office with lighting that perfectly suits its interior decor, it is important not to neglect the exteriors of this room. The exterior of your home office needs to have the perfect lighting as well! When you are working late at night, for example, it can be soothing to see the lawn outside lit up with home garden lighting. And, if the windows of your study look out onto a particular feature of your garden such as a fountain or a pond, you can always install home landscape lighting to illuminate this feature and show off its beauty as you shuffle those papers in the dusk. If your home office has its own exterior door, then it is definitely worth fitting some home outdoor lighting both beside the door and along the approach to the office. That way, you can be greeted by the welcoming low of a rustic wrought iron wall lantern or simply some conveniently bright fluorescent strip lighting on the wall.
Choosing home automation lighting here (i.e. lights that are sensitive to movement and will switch on whenever you approach the door to your home office from the outside) can be a very smart choice. When you are holding a briefcase, an armful of books or a pile of documents, having the lights come on automatically without having to reach for the light switch really does make life a whole lot easier. Moreover, the addition of home security lighting will, of course help to give you peace of mind when you are up at work in the home office. One good idea is to integrate any additional exterior security lights for your home office with your existing home security lighting and other domestic security systems so that everything is streamlined and working in tandem.
Choosing bulbs will put the finishing touches on your home office lighting
One of the best tips that we can give you is to think about the types of bulb that you want to use for your home office lighting fixtures. Simply changing a sharp and bright white fluorescent bulb to a gentle orangey or even bluish colored bulb will instantly make the atmosphere in a home office more relaxed, for example. Choose led home lighting if you want a simple and contemporary lighting solution to your needs for your home office. Led lights for office spaces can be embedded in the ceilings, incorporated into minimalist cube style wall light fixtures or installed in alcoves above a desk or computer to give you maximum spotlight style illumination right where you need it most. Our range of led office lighting fixtures comes in all kinds of shapes and sizes, so you will have no difficulty finding the perfect lighting for home offices here. If you are concerned about saving energy, moreover, then opting for low voltage or eco friendly bulbs is a very good idea. This will ensure that no matter how much you burn the midnight oil in your home office, you will not break the bank with your energy bills.
Get creative and accessorize your home decor lights
Perhaps you already have an array of office lighting fixtures installed in your home office, and you do not have the time, budget or inclination to completely overhaul these home lighting fixtures and add new ones. Nevertheless, you can still enhance your home office by adding some of our lighting accessories to your ceiling lamps, wall lights or desk lamps. For example, adding an ornamental chain made from rose gold metal to a pendant light, or a floral ceiling rose to a ceiling lighting system will add an instant touch of opulence to your home office. You can also add metallic elements, hanging crystals, colored translucent glass beads, to wall lights. These will reflect the light beautifully, and add a colorful dimension to the lighting in your home office.
Another failsafe option for transforming your home office without too much effort is adding some attractive covers to your lamps – whether those are desk, floor, wall or ceiling lamps. Explore our range of lamp shades and choose the ones in the color and design that best suits you. Fabric shades will help to give a calming or energetic tinge to the light from a standard light bulb, for instance (depending on which color shade you choose), whilst translucent or smoky glass covers will add a clean and elegant look. Many of the shades in our range have attractive fabric fringes or beaded elements woven in to the bottom of the shade – this is just one example of a chic finishing touch that will help to make your home office a wonderful place to be. In short, when you are choosing your lighting for home offices, it is always a good idea to pay attention to those little details.
Lighting for commercial offices
All of the tips and ideas discussed above apply to commercial offices, too. Studies have shown time and time again that employees’ productivity and job satisfaction vastly increases when they are working in a pleasant environment. And, lighting is a crucial part of the office environment. So, why not purchase a range of office works lamps to place on your employees’ desks to reduce eye strain as they work on documents or type at the computer? Or, brighten up an open plan office by installing some clear and illuminating fluorescent lights along the walls or ceilings. If you have a small commercial office, you can make it feel cozy with the addition of some softly shaded office wall lights. This gentler atmosphere will help to relax everyone as they work and may well help to foster teamwork as well. No matter what type of commercial office you are running, and no matter if you want to imbue it with a chilled out atmosphere or a go getting and energetic one, you will find the perfect lighting for your needs in our inspiring range.
Get ready to make your home office a pleasant and productive place to be
As is abundantly clear from the above, the simple matter of getting the right lighting is absolutely crucial for ensuring that your home office is a great place to spend time in. Whether you use your home office for long 12- hour day of work, peaceful evenings of reading, or official business meetings, lighting is an all-important factor for getting the atmosphere that you want. So, delve right in to our home office lighting range and get the wall, ceiling, desk or floor lights that you need to enhance this unique room in your home. It can definitely be a good idea to combine wall, floor, desk and ceiling lighting in a home office so that you can adjust the lighting to suit your needs at any given time. And, do not forget to check out different varieties of bulbs and accessories for your lighting as well.