Swing Arm Lamps – Out of the Hotel and Into Your Home
Swing arm wall lamps are not a new phenomenon, but upgraded styling and new functional features have led to their growth at Kenroy Home, which offers one of the most comprehensive and diverse selections of these lamps on the market today.
Swing arm wall lamps are flexible, adjustable lamps that pivot from a mounted wall piece to provide a moveable range of light, unlike their fixed-position relatives, wall sconces. Most Americans have seen them in hotel rooms, among other places. While many consumers might think of them as luxuries after seeing them in a hotel, these lamps are surprisingly affordable Kenroy wall lamps retails from $50 to $150.
The benefits of swing arm lamps are innumerable. In bedrooms, they provide an excellent light source for reading or other tasks while in bed; the adjustable nature of the swinging arm makes it easy to focus plenty of light on a book without waking a sleeping partner. The wall-mount reading lamp provides extra room on a nightstand that might otherwise be taken up by a lamp, and also prevents the lamp from collecting dust, as the base of a typical lamp might.
Bedrooms, however, are not the only locales where swing arm lamps can be useful. In a home office, they provide excellent sources of light that can be directed anywhere on a desk; architects and artists have been using them on drafting tables for years. Home cooks have embraced them for mounting above a cookbook nook in the kitchen, making it easy to access a recipe. And for crafters or other artists, the bright light and adjustable nature of these lamps help to ease eye strain while performing fine motor tasks.
Kenroy Home swing wall arm lamps are available in a variety of styles, ranging from traditional to ultra-modern, and many come in coordinated collections, making it easy to match the lamp with an existing chandelier, torchiere, or table lamp. In addition to traditional metal finishes, many of Kenroy Homes feature fashionable shades in the latest styles, textures and colors.
Like many of our sconces, Kenroy Home swing arm wall lamps do not necessarily require costly in-wall installation. Most can simply be mounted to the wall with two small screws and plugged into an electrical outlet. For those worried about the look of dangling cords, all of the Kenroy Home wall lamps include cord covers: long, thin strips that match the finish of the lamp and provide a clean-looking transition from lamp to outlet. The lamps can also be hard-wired to a junction box, allowing them to operate from a wall switch. Images 1 | 2 | 3