Goods+Gadgets
Retro desk lamp

The Retro desk lamp by GOODS+GADGETS® is a timeless classic among desk lamps, with its Retro industrial design stylish accents at the desk or the bedside table.
In our practical test, it impressed with its flexibility, glare-free light and energy efficiency. The build quality is solid and the versatile multi-joint structure enables precise alignment of the light beam.

Another plus is the included 5 watt LED bulb, which is not only energy-efficient, but also ensures a pleasant level of brightness.

Overall, the Retro desk lamp by GOODS+GADGETS® a recommended option for those looking for flexible and stylish lighting. The product meets the advertised properties and offers a satisfaction guarantee, which underlines the confidence in the quality of the product.

  • Multi-joint (flexible illumination)
  • Energy efficient (5 watt LED bulb)
  • Glare-free light (lampshade)
  • Robust processing
  • Limited bulb choice
  • A little wobbly on the foot

The Test

General Information

We got the article in the practical test checked and tested carefully. In the following we will go into more detail about the properties and impressions. From the packaging to the materials and quality to the range of functions and handling, the product is subjected to our test procedure.

To give you a quick overview, we work with a points system. The maximum achievable number of points per area is 100 points. The final overall grade is calculated from the Average of all tested features taking into account the respective weighting.

The First Impression

The Packaging and Content

Here we take a closer look at the packaging. Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important factor. In addition, of course, adequate protection of the product must also be guaranteed. Are the contents of the packaging complete and does the manufacturer make it as easy as possible for me to use the product directly?

Here we take a closer look at the packaging. Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important factor. In addition, of course, adequate protection of the product must also be guaranteed. Are the contents of the packaging complete and does the manufacturer make it as easy as possible for me to use the product directly?

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Product Protection

Cardboard is stable, product adequately protected

100

points

Sustainability Packaging

Unnecessary packaging waste was avoided, the plastic film protects the product components, product box in shipping box, compactly packed

90

points

Package Contents & Scope

Packed to save space, retro desk lamp and instruction manual and LED bulb

100

points

Instructions

Written in German, easy to understand, assembly explained with pictures

100

points

TOTAL

98

points

Weighting: 20%
*The maximum number of points is 100 points

The Retrodesk lamp by GOODS+GADGETS® impresses at first sight with its timeless elegance and a touch of nostalgia.

The product packaging of the lamp is enclosed in another shipping carton. The package contents came totally intact and the tailor-made design of the product box is evidence of a well thought-out packaging solution. Each individual part was additionally protected from dirt and scratches in the product box by plastic packaging. The desk lamp was thus protected in the best possible way from transport damage and contamination.

The sustainable packaging design also deserves a positive mention. The package contents became very compact and designed to fit. The space-saving packaging avoided unnecessary packaging waste.

The desk lamp came along with an easy-to-understand Manual and a LED bulbs delivered. This allowed for easy and straightforward assembly, which was particularly facilitated by the use of images instead of text in the instruction manual. Based on the pictorial representations, the lamp could be assembled effortlessly and without language barriers.  

Overall, the Retrodesk lamp by GOODS+GADGETS® through their stable packaging, comprehensive product protection, sustainable packaging design and uncomplicated instructions for use. The desk lamp is a successful combination of aesthetics and functionality for the office and work area.

First Time in Hand

Product Processing and Appearance

Before we start the practical test, we take a close look at the processing of the products. How high-quality are the materials used? Are the haptics and optics satisfactory?

Before we start the practical test, we take a close look at the processing of the products. How high-quality are the materials used? Are the haptics and optics satisfactory?

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Visual Appearance

Simple, retro

100

points

Processing and Materials

No defects

100

points

Stability

Stable joints, metal

100

points

Sustainability of the product

Energy efficient bulb, made of sturdy metal

100

points

TOTAL

100

points

Weighting: 20%
*The maximum number of points is 100 points

The Retrodesk lamp by GOODS+GADGETS® keeps what it promises. It presents itself in a high-quality, simple design that combines nostalgic charm with modern aesthetics. The processing of the desk lamp is flawless and shows no defects on. All components are solid and precisely manufactured, which underlines the longevity of the product.
The desk lamp turns out to be extremely robust. Through the flexible joints it can be adjusted individually to personal lighting requirements. The joints are stable and reliably hold their position.

In addition, the supplied LED illuminant surpasses conventional light bulbs in terms of Energy Efficiency and thus enables energy-efficient lighting. The use of metal in the construction of the lamp also supports the longevity and sustainability of the product.
The Retrodesk lamp by GOODS+GADGETS® convinced us with its attractive appearance, flawless workmanship, stability and sustainability. It skilfully combines retro charm with modern functionality and is an enrichment for every desk or bedside table.

This is What Our Practical Test Showed

Does the manufacturer keep its advertising promises?

Our practical test has the highest relevance and therefore weighting. Here the product has to undergo a wide variety of criteria and tests. We check the functions and product promises of the test article.

Our practical test has the highest relevance and therefore weighting. Here the product has to undergo a wide variety of criteria and tests. We check the functions and product promises of the test article.

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Lighting quality

Yellowish, beautiful atmosphere, 420 lumens luminosity, lampshade

100

points

Quality of workmanship

Very stable, somewhat shaky connection between lamp and lamp base

80

points

Ergonomics and flexibility

Height adjustable, adjustable lampshade

100

points

Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency class A+, 5 watt LED bulb included

95

points

Design and aesthetics

Retro style, simple, timeless

100

points

TOTAL

96

points

Weighting: 45%
*The maximum number of points is 100 points

The quality of light Retrodesk lamp by GOODS+GADGETS® is impressive. The light is pleasantly bright and well distributed, which is a pleasant Atmosphere creates. The lampshade fulfills its function and effectively prevents the light from shining directly into the eyes. With a luminosity of 420 lumens, the lamp offers sufficient brightness for various activities. The processing quality of the desk lamp is mostly very good. The adjustable joints prove to be extremely stable and reliably hold their position. Only the connection between the lamp and the lamp base seems a bit uncertain, but it still has a sufficient connection stability on. The metal used as the main material makes the lamp particularly robust and durable.

In terms of ergonomics and flexibility, the retro desk lamp impresses with its triple joint. The adjustment are therefore versatile and enable the lighting angle to be individually adapted to requirements. In addition, the lamp height adjustable and thus offers further customization options.

The lamp can be operated with all E27 bulbs up to 40 watts. The scope of delivery already includes a suitable 5 watt LED bulb, which replaces a conventional 40 watt light bulb. This makes the lamp energy efficient and helps save energy. With the Energy efficiency classA+ the lamp is particularly economical in consumption.
The design of the retro desk lamp corresponds exactly to what was promised Retro style. Nevertheless, the lamp works through her simple Design is timeless and blends harmoniously into different furnishing styles. The combination of nostalgic look and modern elements makes the lamp an attractive eye-catcher. The result is convincing Retro desk lamp by GOODS+GADGETS® through excellent light quality, workmanship, ergonomics and flexibility. There is also nothing to complain about in terms of energy efficiency and aesthetics. Only the connection between the lamp and the lamp base could be a little more stable. Overall, however, the desk lamp is a successful combination of retro charm and modern functionality.

Price-Performance Ratio

and consumer reviews

Finally, it examines how the product compares to the competition. Can it keep up with the competition in terms of price and quality? Would we generally recommend buying it? We also look at consumer reviews and check whether the critical and positive reviews are actually justified.

Finally, let’s talk about how the product compares to the competition. Can it keep up with the competition in terms of price and quality? Would we generally recommend a purchase? We also examine consumer reviews and verify that the critical and positive reviews are actually justified.

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Price-performance ratio

Reasonable

75

points

Rating cut

4,3 out of 5,0 on Amazon

65

points

TOTAL

70

points

Weighting: 15%
*The maximum number of points is 100 points

On the Amazon platform, consumers rate the product as average 4,3 starsHighlighted positively Above all, the appealing and timeless design in retro style that many customers like. The processing quality and choice of materials, especially the metal used, is perceived by most customers as high-quality and robust. Negative is used by some customers Lamp packaging criticized, which showed damage in some deliveries. In addition, the stability of the lamp base is criticized, which some users find too light, which can occasionally lead to the lamp falling over. Some customers also complained about optical defects such as dents and scratches on the lampshade, which could be due to possibly insufficient packaging. In the practical test the lamp largely fulfills the properties promised by the manufacturer. Only the stability at the transition to the base of the lamp could be improved. Otherwise, the model impressed with its versatile light quality and good flexibility. The ergonomics allow easy adjustment of the light angle to individual needs. Overall, the Retro desk lamp by GOODS+GADGETS® for everyone who is looking for a visually appealing and functional lighting element. It offers a pleasant brightness, solid workmanship and a wide range of setting options.

For equivalent products, prices of up to €30 required. Very cheap products are already off €10 available. The Retro desk lamp by GOODS+GADGETS® is therefore currently at a price of €19,99 im middle price segment. For the quality and performance received, that is Reasonable value for money.

Overall Result

1. Packaging & Contents

20%

98

points

2. Product Processing & Appearance

20%

100

points

3. In the practical test

45%

96

points

4. Price/Performance & Consumer Ratings

15%

70

points

TOTAL

93

points

*The maximum number of points is 100 points

The Retro desk lamp of the brand GOODS+GADGETS® was with the Overall score of 93 evaluated and has thus successfully qualified for our test seal. The test was Test period 07/23 carried out and is in our database under the license number 2307060012 deposited. Further information on our test procedure can be found at Test Procedure page.

The practical tests are based on careful observations and do not include any long-term or laboratory tests. The test ratings reflect the opinions of our experts and are based on careful analysis. We would like to emphasize that these reviews do not claim to be complete and reflect both subjective and objective impressions. The assessments are carried out to the best of our knowledge and belief, without any liability being assumed for the accuracy or completeness of the test results. It is important that our tests are not based on legal requirements, medical effects or specific ingredients of the products. We rely on the advertising claims and information provided by the manufacturers, but you always use the information at your own risk. Our efforts are aimed at ensuring a serious and thorough testing procedure, developed in a long and professional process in close collaboration with our experts.

The practical tests are based on careful observations and do not include any long-term or laboratory tests. The test ratings reflect the opinions of our experts and are based on careful analysis. We would like to emphasize that these reviews do not claim to be complete and reflect both subjective and objective impressions. The assessments are carried out to the best of our knowledge and belief, without any liability being assumed for the accuracy or completeness of the test results. It is important that our tests are not based on legal requirements, medical effects or specific ingredients of the products. We rely on the advertising claims and information provided by the manufacturers, but you always use the information at your own risk. Our efforts are aimed at ensuring a serious and thorough testing procedure, developed in a long and professional process in close collaboration with our experts.

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