Chic Desk Lamps

Read, write, and conduct business under the warm glow of these eye-catching desk lamps.

White light
This German halogen lamp by Holtkotter features a satin-white glass shade, which distributes light evenly above the lamp, and a glass diffuser below the shade, which prevents glare. The lamp is lit with three 60-watt bulbs controlled by a dimmer knob.

Top Brass
This Tiffany-style Mission lamp features a vestige brass finish and an adjustable, swinging arm.
Macy’s, Yonkers
(914) 395-3994

Light Waves
The Carnaby lamp from Jonathan Adler is constructed of high-fired porcelain and polished nickel, features a handmade paper shade, and uses a single 75-watt bulb.
Neiman Marcus, White Plains (914) 428-2000

Estate-ment piece
Evocative of European estate gates, this iron-scroll desk lamp features a pewter finish with antique gold accents, a silk shade, and a high/low switch for its two-bulb candelabra.
Ethan Allen, Hartsdale
(914) 684-0360;
Bank on it
This Tiffany-style take on the classic banker’s lamp features an antique bronze finish and easy on/off pull chain. The dragonfly shade is illuminated by a single 60-watt bulb.
Cube Dweller
This minimalist Kyle Desk Lamp features a black, crystal base and an LED lamp with a square head.
Thomasville, Yonkers
(914) 395-3994;