instance, to a book shelf in a reading corner also turns out to be a flexible reading assistant. However, before you immerse in the latest thriller or romantic novel you should observe one thing: it is important to avoid too sharp contrast between light and dark.
A bright reading light next to an armchair or a sofa in connection with a too dark surrounding light requires the eyes to constantly adapt to the changes in brightness. This results in a rapid onset of eye strain. In order to prevent this you do not necessarily need to switch on the central ceiling light in the living room. An uplighter or a light directed towards the wall provide for
ambient lighting that supports the zone light next to an armchair or a sofa. They do this by flooding the ceiling or the wall with light, the reflections created thereby ensure an indirect, soft basic lighting. It is also very helpful when the light fixture that supplies zone lighting is equipped with a dimmer. This allows the light intensity to be adjusted and thus the brightness can be tailored to suit all the individual needs. If you observe these few rules there is nothing to prevent your relaxing reading session in an armchair or on a sofa.
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Those who are looking for a good reading light to be located next to an armchair or a sofa cannot get past the Tolomeo by the high-class manufacturer Artemide. The iconic light by the designer legend Michele De Lucchi based its worldwide success story on elegant design, incredible flexibility and high-quality workmanship. Focused reading light in the living room is provided, for instance, by the
made of tubular steel that is reminiscent of a tripod and the parabolic lampshade develops a particularly strong visual presence that upgrades the entire living room. Therefore, this classic designed by Greta Grossmann in 1947 received the renowned Good Design Award. The Fork Terra, a result of a cooperation between Foscarini and Diesel, adds a touch of extravagance to the room. The floor lamp with its fabric lampshade evokes associations with a casual jeans fabric and thus promotes a carefree feeling of freedom. The adjustable shade as well as the dimmer for regulating the light intensity offer pure reading comfort.
The Cala Indoor proves that a reading light does not necessarily need to be adjustable. The eye-catcher with the foldable frame made from oak wood and the cylindrical shade looks like a classic easel in an artist’s studio – an easel that supplies soft light upwards and downwards. Thus, this light by