It's not that <a href="http://www.atgstores.com/lamps_869.html?linkloc=topnav" target="_blank">desk lamps</a> are boring - it's that they're guilty by association because they sit on desks, and nobody likes desks. Desks make us think of work, school, schoolwork and all that kind of rubbish.
Sitting at a desk involves a certain amount of mind-numbing drudgery, even for the people who love what they do. It's paperwork, it's ringing phones, it's the hypnotic hum of the computer monitor ... So, what better way to spice up a desk than with a desk lamp?
Much like school proms, professional baseball and our impression of the Kennedys, desk lamps used to be classy. They even carried a certain amount of weight. Back in the day, the presence of a <a href="http://www.atgstores.com/banker-desk-lamps_131_oa1210913.html?linkloc=catheader&gpid=204107" target="_blank">desk lamp with a green-glass shade</a> meant that money was changing hands - and hopefully in your favor.
Now, desk lamps have been reduced to afterthoughts; the victims of mass production and overhead lighting. Yet, there are still a few manufacturers out there who are fighting the good fight when it comes to innovative and stylish desk-lamp design. These desk lamps do more than just make light for work, which is as boring as work itself: they set the mood and offer a little slice beauty on which to reflect when you need a break from the tedium.
In short, they improve what can otherwise end up being the most soul-sucking spaces of your home or office.
<a href="http://www.atgstores.com/holtktter-international-desk-lamps_131_m226.html?" target="_blank">Holtkötter International</a>, <a href="http://www.atgstores.com/kichler-lighting-desk-lamps_131_m163.html?" target="_blank">Kichler Lighting</a> and <a href="http://www.atgstores.com/jezebel-desk-lamps_131_m746.html?" target="_blank">Jezebel</a> all craft remarkable desk lamps that attempt to reestablish a sense of class in the category. These lamps set a new standard that fits firmly in the realm of functional art and move far beyond simply shining light on a desk.
Companies like <a href="http://www.atgstores.com/jezebel-desk-lamps_131_m746.html?" target="_blank">Lite Source</a> and <a href="http://www.atgstores.com/koncept-tech-led-desk-lamps_131_m2445.html?" target="_blank">Koncept Tech LED</a> are also great at what they do and offer no less in terms of quality that's showcased in a wide selection of contemporary and ultra-modern designs.
Sometimes work is a drag, but it's even worse when you're trying to do it in a bad and boring light. <a href="http://www.atgstores.com/" target="_blank">ATGStores.com</a> can help you put a little shine on those dull tasks, although we've yet to find a lamp that will actually do the work for you. If we do, we'll definitely let you know.