Diffrient Work Light

Limited Availability

Please note this product is being discontinued and only select styles are available. For stock information, please contact Customer Services on +1 800 400 0625


Taking short breaks has been linked to increased productivity, so there's no need to feel guilty about stepping away from the desk from time to time!


The Diffrient Work Light II maximizes the efficiency of compact fluorescent technology to provide cool, long-lasting illumination. A versatile task light featuring a traditional screw-in socket, the Work Light supports a wide variety of bulbs, including the latest environmentally conscious bulbs. The asymmetric conical shade minimizes glare and optimizes light distribution, while the highly engineered design provides effortless, balanced movement for easy positioning.


An industrial design legend, Niels Diffrient has been called “the granddaddy of the ergonomic revolution.”
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Responsible Design

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  • User-friendly design promotes cost- and energy-savings
  • Developed by legendary industrial designer Niels Diffrient
  • 5 year, 24/7 warranty
  • Feather-light movement
  • No friction knobs or rigid joints
  • Reinforced plastic reflector shade cuts glare and stays cool
  • Multiple mounting options, including desktop base, clamp,slatwall, direct wall, direct desk and panel mounting options
  • Accolades include a Buildings magazine 2008 Editors’ Choice
  • Top Product Pick, a Citation of Excellence from the Buildings Product Innovations Awards Program, an iF Product Design Award, and a GOOD DESIGN award



  • Versatile E26 screw-in socket for a wide variety of bulb options
  • 140º vertical and 360º rotational shade adjustability and 360º base rotation allow for infinite adjustability
  • Multiple mounting options, including desktop base, clamp, slatwall, direct wall, direct desk and panel mounting options
  • Available with single arm or double arm (up to 42” reach)
  • 5-year, 24/7 warranty

Bulb Specs

  • Ships with energy-efficient CFL:
    • 18 or 23 watts (equivalent light output of 75- or 100-watt incandescent bulb)
    • 3500 K (neutral white color temperature)
    • 10,000-hour life
    • End-of-life logic guards against violent failures
    • No lead glass
    • Rapid start technology
  • Bulbs Accepted:
    • Up to 26-watt, compact fluorescent bulbs
    • Up to 60-watt, type A incandescent bulbs

SustainabilityDiffirent Work light

We work hard to make sure our environmental philosophy is reflected in each product we create. With our Design for Environment protocol, our designers and engineers examine the environmental impacts of every choice made throughout the design process—from initial concept through final production. We invite you to read more

A selection of sustainability highlights for Diffrient Work Light:
  • Shipped in packaging that contains recycled content
  • Learn more about how we work to extend the life of our products through both design and engineering so they won’t need to be replaced often
  • Our Close the Loop program ensures every product ends its useful life with the minimum environmental impact

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