Task lighting can prove effective in many places. These lights are common atop desks and small work areas as they provide focused, directional lighting for key….you guessed it, tasks! With that being said, the use of task floor lamps should not only be limited to work related settings. Steven Shortridge got creative with the use of a floor lamp in his 800 square foot apartment by placing it in his common room. Shortridge has even stated that his inspiration when designing his home was, “The Japanese way of making the most use of every square inch of space, inside and out.” This is a great rule of thumb for Shortridge, as he often finds himself entertaining upward of 50 guests!
By placing a task lamp in his common area, there are no limits to its usage. He can easily adjust the arms to highlight a work of art, or to provide a reading light for curling up with a good book at night. Just like the task lamp Shortridge chose for his living room, is our own Industrial Swank Floor Lamp. The Industrial Swank Floor Lamp has three arms, each with their own on/off switch. This is a nice feature should you need all three at once, or just one or two to lighten the mood. The small circular base also enables it to be placed in a tight corner, allowing for maximization of any area.
Available with white or black shades and a sleek polished chrome stem, the Industrial Swank Floor Lamp (shown at the top) is perfect for use anywhere in in a home or office. Prefer a more creative or contemporary look? The Industrial Swank Task Boom Arm Floor Lamp has the same design, but is available with multi-colored shades, perfect for the artist’s studio or minimalist’s loft.
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