LED craft lamps are great when you need the very best craft lighting. These mimic daylight to show colors more true. They’re even great for photography.
Their LED lights are great for sewing, knitting, crochet, artwork, model making and more. Most are designed with flexible necks to be ultra-positionable. The result is as close as you can get to having daylight whenever and wherever you need it.
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Very few of these lamps get many complaints – that’s why I’m including them. Picking the right one or ones for your space is mostly about figuring out what you want.
Do you want it to stand on a floor or desk or table? The answer will usually be which one you have more room on. If floor space is scarce, putting it on a desk or table top will leave the floor space open. If you have a very busy table or desk, however, you might rather have it stand on the floor.
Also consider where the light is going to shine from. If the lamp is on the floor, it has to be at the edge of a table and can’t be moved easily toward the middle.
Do you want extra features like a USB phone charging station or desk organizer stand?
Bulbs are not replaceable
One thing I don’t love about these lamps is that you can’t just replace the bulb like you do with a regular lamp. The LEDs are designed to last for years and years if you left a lamp on constantly, so you get your money’s worth. But when the bulb goes, the whole lamp becomes a paperweight destined for the landfill.
There is a reason for this however. These bulbs are integrated LEDs that have a circuit board, and that’s why they can do what they do and potentially last a decade or more (I’ve had some of mine about 8 years).
Most of these lamps have a touch switch. You can’t feel a button, so if you’re fumbling for the lamp switch in the dark, you just have to keep touching the base until you tap it and the light comes on.
I use one of these as a bedside table lamp. While I do have to fumble for the touch switch, I prefer it to a switch that’s difficult to push, which I’ve had on other bedside lamps.
The BenQ eReading LED Desk Lamp is a meticulously designed, versatile and high-performance lamp for reading, drawing, or working on your computer. With its unique ability to deliver uniform light distribution and reduce glare, this desk lamp stands out in the market for providing superior illumination without straining your eyes.
High-quality construction ensures durability and longevity.
The curved light source illuminates a large desk area evenly making it perfect for reading, drawing, and crafts.
Adjustable color temperature allows you to create your preferred lighting environment.
Touch-ring control feature offers easy operation and adjusts brightness effortlessly.
The light doesn’t wobble when adjusted and maintains its position effectively.
What's Not So Good:
Some users find the touch ring control less desirable than a traditional switch.
It can be distracting next to a medium to large monitor because of its brightness.
It lights up the immediate work area very well but does not illuminate the room as much as traditional lamps.
There are reported limitations with regard to the range of motion; this lamp primarily shines downwards.
The BenQ eReading LED Desk Lamp features an exclusive curved design that delivers smooth, wide-spectrum lighting ideal for any task. This innovative lamp also includes adjustable color temperatures, catering to different user preferences.
The touch-ring control makes operation simple while also adding a modern aesthetic appeal. The build quality is impressive with robust construction intended for long-term use.
Despite some limitations such as its limited angle flexibility and slightly distracting brightness near larger monitors, this product impresses most users with its performance and utility. Sleek in appearance yet powerful in function, the BenQ eReading LED Desk Lamp is a valuable addition to any workspace or study area aiming for efficient illumination without compromising on style or comfort.
The Cricut Bright 360 Floor Lamp is a versatile and high-quality lighting solution, perfect for crafters, artists, or anyone needing bright and adjustable light. This floor lamp is designed to deliver exceptional clarity and detail, thanks to its premium LED lights that offer up to 2400 lumens of brightness with a color temperature range from 3000K to 6000K. It’s not just about light quality; the lamp also features a stylish look that will seamlessly fit into any decor.
High brightness levels up to 2400 Lumens.
Adjustable color temperature ranging from warm (3000K) to cool white (6000K).
Features an adjustable height and rotating head for targeted illumination.
Comes with a five-level touch dimmer for easy brightness adjustment.
Energy-efficient due to its LED light usage.
Premium aesthetic design fits well in various interiors.
Pricey compared to other similar products in the market.
The lamp might be too complex or bulky for those who prefer simpler designs.
It requires careful handling as it may tip over if not properly balanced.
The Cricut Bright 360 Floor Lamp stands as an ideal choice for individuals who value usability and functionality. With its bright LEDs delivering up-to-the-mark brightness levels, this floor lamp ensures optimal visibility whether you want it for reading, crafting, sewing, or simply lighting up your living space.
Its rotating head allows users to direct the light where they need it most while the adjustable height ensures comfortable use regardless of what activity you are engaged in. This lamp isn’t just about powerful performance; it also takes aesthetics into account with its sleek design and modern touch control system.
Users can easily adjust settings with just a simple tap on the control panel. Despite being slightly higher priced than similar products out there, this floor lamp proves its worth through reliable performance and top-notch convenience that works well in different scenarios.
This is a floor lamp with a flexible gooseneck for adjustments. Unlike other lamps in this list, it has options for changing the color temperature as well we brightness level.
Product Dimensions: 8"D x 10.51"W x 64.02"H
Highly customizable: choose between 5 light intensity levels and 3 color temperature settings, from warm white to daylight.
Color temp settings, according to the manufacturer: 5,000K to simulate bright white daylight contributes to visual clarity for artists, crafting and hobbyists, 4,000K setting for cool blue light for reading and concentration and 3,000K for warm, ambient light for relaxatio
Great for dorms and home offices as well as crafting area
Flexible gooseneck can be easily moved in virtually any direction
Touch switch is on the pole where it's easy to reach from a chair
Trusted brand: Verilux has been around for decades
What's Not So Good:
Touch switch might make it not ideal for a bedroom where you're hunting in the dark for the lamp switch
This one may be the budget choice, but it's packed with features.
Product Dimensions: 2.3"D x 5.5"W x 13.3"H
3 lighting modes - Warm / Natural / Cold White
5 adjustable brightness level
Has both a USB charging port and a 10W wireless charger. You can charge two devices at the same time
LCD screen shows the time, date and temperature, and even acts as an alarm clock, too. included alarm, calendar, time and temperature! You can turn off the screen for room darkening by pressing the On/Off button for 3 seconds. The alarm is both sound and the screen lighting up at the time you selected.
Folding neck design with 180 degree flexible arm and 90 degree base axis
Great for bedrooms (unless having to find the touch sensitive buttons in the dark bothers you)
Very portable. I've been known to unplug mine and take them around the house to whever I'm doing a craft or photography project