Do you ever turn on the light next to your bed in the middle of the night, only to have your spouse turn over give you the hairy eyeball? They are sleeping, you can’t so you wanna read. What’s the big deal. (Hey, I have to put up with occasional snoring.) Table lamps can cause havoc in a relationship. They spread the light rather than direct the light.
The best, or let’s say kindest light, for in bed reading is one you can manipulate directionally to spot the light exactly where you need it and not in your partner’s eyes. Nifty small scale bedside lighting makes the ideal personal lighting for late night reading. Personally I like these a bit better than the traditional swing arm lamps because they are so small and unobtrusive. Plus they allow one to direct the light exactly where needed. I spotted these recent models at the Tango Lighting booth at ICFF. Every element doesn’t need to be some big design statement. It is a bedside lamp, not a car, for heaven’s sake. One does not have to turn cartwheels at the sight of it. Which is not to diminish these wall lights from Tango. These work for any interior decorating scheme, contemporary or traditional, it does not matter.
Photo via Tango Lighting