14 Of The Best Reading Lights To Buy Now

14 Of The Best Reading Lights To Buy Now

Whether you have more time than before or you’re already a regular book clubber, there’s no reason to let poor light or a fussy partner get in the way of a great page turner. With that in mind, here are some of the smartest reading lights out there to suit your nocturnal habits.

Liftfad Adjustable Metallic Standing Lamp, £63.95

Best for: Design loversThe linear design on this standing lamp means it displaces the light evenly, but only across one side of the bed, so it won’t keep your partner awake if they prefer to hit the pillow sooner. Even better, it comes with the bulb already included, so you can use it as soon as it arrives.Available here

Aliciah Clip On Lamp £53.99 

Best for: FlexibilityThis lamp has a flexible arm to focus the light where you want it. It comes in black, white and grey and, due to its size, would be a neat addition if you find yourself running low on desk space. The whole thing is LED integrated too, which means the bulb should last for up to 50,000 hours before it needs replacing.Available here

The Really Tiny Book Light, £6.99 

Best for: Reading in the darkThis light can be clipped onto your book, so you don’t disturb those around you – but it’s still bright enough to read at night without straining your eyes. It also allows you to angle the flexible arm up to a full 90-degree tilt to illuminate your page. Plus, it’s fully portable – which makes it good for travel. 

Available here

LED Clip Desk Lamp, £10

Best for: Those on a budgetThis space-saving desk lamp can be easily clipped onto most surfaces, and is easily adjustable for your convenience. Plus, at £10, it’s definitely one of the more affordable options on this list despite being LED compatible and protected by a three-year warranty. Available here

Dotty Reading Light, £15

Best for: Bright lightWith its long, flexible arm, this LED desk lamp allows light to be directed precisely where it’s needed. Handy for fitting into compact spaces, it's also super easy to assemble. It even has a touch sensor on/off switch and a lifetime of approximately 20,000 hours.  Available here

Isaure Adjustable Reading Floor Lamp, £135

Best for: Targeted lightA combination of metal and brass, this lamp is perfect for targeting light exactly where you want it, thanks to its fully adjustable head. Its compact and slender design – complete with a marble base – will make a beautiful addition to any room, while the seriously bright bulb enables easy reading, too.​Available here

Larger Gerry Reading Lamp, £130 

Best for: Strong beamThe Gerry reading lamp is not only a stylish interior addition, it throws off light at 3,000 kelvins, resulting in an excellent colour/intensity of light. It has a powerful dimmer too, which when at the maximum setting, is a strong reading light. Alternatively, you can create a relaxing, ambient mood when the light is dimmed. Available here

Ridley LED Uplighter Floor Lamp, £195 

Best for: VersatilityThis lamp adds a contemporary touch to otherwise functional home lighting. Designed with two integrated LED modules, one features an adjustable reading arm, while the other illuminates from the top uplighter. Sleek and minimalist, it's easy to operate via the two dimmer switches.Available here

Clip On Rechargeable Reading Light, £13.52

Best for: Ease of use This easy clip-on book light is rechargeable, lightweight and will stay bright for between four and six hours of reading. It’s perfect for on the move and is easily adjustable to suit your needs. Simple and straightforward.Available here

Momax Smart Desk Lamp, £149.95 

Best for: Smart techThis smart lamp not only has a wireless phone charger at the base, you can also control the light through your phone or voice, too. It also comes with adjustable arm and head angles, hues and brightness to enhance your environment – whether you use it in a bedroom or study.Available here

Zadie LED Clip on Desk Lamp with Clamp, £40 

Best for: Functionality & valueWith an adjustable arm so you can easily illuminate what you need, this desk lamp can be attached to a desk or clamped on the side of a bed for use as a lamp. Seeing as it’s LED compatible, you can expect up to 20,000 hours of use, too. 

Available here

Reading Light, £13.99 

Best for: Price & styleEach colour in this reading light has five brightness levels, including the option to simulate the effects of natural light, diffuse reflection, reduce multiple shadows and eliminate glare. Plus, it won't make your eyes feel tired, even when you use it for a prolonged period of time.  

Available here

Mini Folding Book Light, £7.99 

Best for: TravelThis handy, battery powered compact light is the perfect reading companion when travelling – once we’re all allowed to do so. Simply clip it to your book cover and unfold – it automatically turns on to illuminate your page. Easy.Available here

Agnew 40cm Clip On Lamp, £35.99 

Best for: Varying brightness levels This USB magnifier desk lamp easily adjusts between ten levels of brightness and three colour lights. With a three-times magnifier lens, it also brings hard to see details into focus and can be clipped onto any flat surface where the thickness is less than 6.5cm. Available here

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