These Ikea smart lighting buys will save space, stubbed toes – and stop burglaries

Far from being an unnecessary gimmick, these Ikea smart lighting buys will make day-to-day life easier and more efficient

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Intrigued as to how Ikea smart lighting buys could change your life? Well, we'll start by saying that Ikea are really leading the way in the world of affordable and accessible smart home tech, and their autumn smart lighting range demonstrates as much. From enhancing your home security set-up to streamlining your smart home system, we're about to reveal all. 

Then, when you're done reading, you'll find more inspiration in our guide to the best smart lighting gadgets to light your home. Or even our guide to the best smart lightbulbs.

1. Use Ikea smart lighting to charge your phone wirelessly 

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If you hate trailing wires as much as we do, the Riggad LED Work Lamp is just what you need. As well as being a super stylish – and functional – desk lamp, it will charge your phone and eliminate the presence of trailing wires. Genius.

Buy the Riggad LED Work Lamp in the UK for £60.

Buy the Riggad LED Work Lamp in the US for $69.99.

2. Use Ikea smart lighting to save space

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Perfect for small space dwellers – and minimalists – the Symfonisk Table Lamp combines the best of two pieces of smart home tech: lighting and audio. In other words, it's a lamp that's also a speaker.

An impressive collaboration with sound experts Sonos, this handy piece of kit allows users to streamline their smart home set up, without compromising on quality. Plus, it looks pretty funky.

Buy the Symfonisk Table Lamp in the UK for £150.

Buy the Symfonisk Table Lamp in the US for $179.

3. Use Ikea smart lighting for impressive stereo sound

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Big into music, movies and the like? The Symfonisk Table Lamp offers such impressive audio that we'd recommend it for use as part of a wider sound system. Simply connect your devices together and enjoy an enhanced home cinema experience. Plus, as we mentioned previously, you can rest assured it won't take over your entire living room.

Buy the Symfonisk Table Lamp in the UK for £150.

Buy the Symfonisk Table Lamp in the US for $179.

4. Use Ikea smart lighting to instantly illuminate dark spaces, hands-free

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Live in a small house – or flat – that lacks natural light? Easy! All you need is the Stotta LED ceiling and wall lamp, which can be attached to any surface with ease, thanks to its wireless design. 

As well as instantly illuminating your dark hallway or cupboard under the stairs, we think they'd make a perfect addition to a garage or other outdoors spaces. Plus, they can be removed with ease, which is perfect for the renters amongst us.

Buy the Stotta LED ceiling and wall lamp in the UK for £10.

Buy the Stotta LED ceiling and wall lamp in the US for $14.99.

5. Use Ikea smart lighting to enhance your home security

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We recently reported that burglaries increase by 35 per cent during winter and that smart home tech is a great way to protect yourself, and your family from becoming victims of crime.

Investing in Ikea smart lighting is a super affordable way of protecting your home, as it lets you control the lights via their app in your home from any location, turning them on and off intermittently to give onlookers the impression that you're home, even if you're not.

Find out about getting started with Ikea's smart lighting in the UK.

Find out about getting started with Ikea's smart lighting in the US.

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