There are many different forms of lighting that can be put to use within an ordinary household. Desktop or table lighting is used either as a focused task light or a way of keeping a room illuminated without glaring overhead bulbs. A spotlight lamp provides the perfect source of light for a home office desk, a space where children can sit and complete homework or even for a games table where the family can spend time together working on a jigsaw puzzle or playing a board game at evenings and weekends. A desktop light with a pretty paper shade makes an ideal nightlight in a bedroom, or a picturesque living room accessory which can help to alter the entire atmosphere of the room. Desktop lights also offer a more eco-friendly option than bright wall or ceiling lights, especially when fitted with energy-saving light-bulbs. Most modern desk lamps are incredibly energy efficient when measured against larger lamps and both wall and ceiling fixtures, saving the homeowner money and helping to maintain the planet that we live on.