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Nova Desk Lamp


+  Bright, glare-free light that faithfully renders colors and casts a single shadow across a surface. The fixture singlehandedly provides the recommended amount of desk illumination, negating the need for additional and more costly light sources.

+  The smart Dimming technology allows you to seamlessly adjust the luminosity of the light to your personal preference and automatically turns the light off when no movement is detected, conserving energy and costs

+  The optional Wireless and Desktop Charging Base, complete with two USB ports, keep your mobile devices conveniently charged throughout the workday

+ Highest efficiency LED chip on the market, requiring only a mere 7 watts to deliver a powerful 440 lumens of lights.

+ 50,000 hours guaranteed, with the fixture backed by an industry-leading 10-year, 24/7 warranty. 

+ ENERGY STAR® - certified, Nova contributes to LEED, WELL, and Living Building Challenge certifications. True to Humanscale’s healthy materials mission, Nova is built without harmful Red-List chemicals.


Designed to complement any work surface and enhance any workstyle, the new Nova task light offers endless adaptability in a striking, sculptural form. The custom lens and LED array create a uniform pool of glare-free light that can be adjusted exactly to each user’s preference. Energy Star-certified to benefit people and the planet, Nova is a lighting solution for today and the future.

Nova’s counterbalance arms rotate up to 180 degrees, offering exceptional customization and ergonomic benefits; they also allow the fixture’s body and head to be effortlessly adjusted with one hand. ‘Forever Hinges’ ensure the arm stays in place without slippage or bounce, keeping the light focused precisely where you want it to be.


Color Rendering Index: 90+

Color Temperature: 3000K (Warm White), 4000K (Cool White)

Lifespan: 50,000 hours (10 years)

Power Consumption: 7 watts

USB Power Output: 5V, 1A Max (each)

Dimming Range:14% - 100%

Maximum Reach: 

  • Standard: 28.85"
  • XL: 32.75"

Working Height:

  • Standard: Lower Arm: 13.8" - Upper Arm: 13"
  • XL: Lower Arm: 15.8" - Upper Arm: 15"

Certified BIFMA Level 3, SCS Indoor Advantage Gold and conforms with LBC Red List Free Requirements

For further details, download the Nova assembly instructions

Shipping & Returns

The lamp ships within 4 weeks 

Return Policy

Humanscale accepts 30 days risk-free returns   

For shipments, a pre-paid return label and return authorization document will be generated for you. To complete your return:
- Ensure the item(s) which are being returned are packaged in the box so that the product is protected from damage.
- Enclose a copy of the return authorization document inside the return package.
- Remove or cover any existing labels on the package. Affix the return shipping labels to the box ensuring the barcode is visible.
- Schedule a pick-up with FedEx or drop the package off at a FedEx location.

Contact us with any questions. 


Humanscale offers a 10-year limited warranty.

Freight Claims

Freight Claims must be filed within 2 calendar days from the date of delivery. Pictures of damaged goods and the original cartons are required and must accompany the claim.