Many people, when they are choosing their reading lamp, ask us which color of light is best if warm light or cool light.
Most clients report that warm light makes them easier for the eye and allows them to fall asleep more easily after a good read.
A few customers say that warm light has very little brightness.
We do not have a definitive answer since each person has their own preferences, what we can is:
- Clarify the differences and bring elements to decide between warm vs cool ligth.
- Remove the problem from above, we have launched a new lamp that includes both types of light so you do not have to choose the one you like before buying. Look here the book light with warm light and cool light.
Let’s make clear before the terms we use for the different color temperatures.
- Warm Light: 3000°K
- Natural Light: 4900°K
- Cool Light: 7000°K
Warm vs Cool Light
Basically there are two differences:
- 1 Arm Lamp with Warm Light: 3, 14 and 27 Lumens
- 2-Arm Lamp with Warm Light: 3 to 54 Lumens in 8 light combinations depending on the level selected on each head.
- 1 Arm Lamp with Cool Light: 4, 18 and 36 Lumens
- 2-Arm Lamp with Cool Light: 7 to 72 Lumens in 8 light combinations depending on the level selected on each head.
- 1 Arm Lamp with Natural Light: 6, 32 and 63 Lumens
- 2-Arm Lamp with Natural Light: 6 to 126 Lumens in 8 light combinations depending on the level selected on each head.
There is a big difference between the perception of white light and yellow light and the effect on the person:
- Cool Light: Offers greater brightness and helps to maintain attention, to be alert. Crips, envigorating.
- Warm Light: Helps to relax, many users assure that they rest better after reading in warm light than when they do with white light. This type of light is softer with the eyes (by its color and by the smaller amount of lumens that the lamp offers). Cozy, calm, inviting, intimate.
- Natural Light: It is a light that does not hurt the eyes and in turn allows you to work comfortably. Bright, vibrant.