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Dash is a high-performance LED task light. It provides a unique optical system that deliver a great balanced distribution of light.

Maximum Control

The dash LED Task light, designed by Steelcase in collaboration with Foster + Partner, uses an optical system to eliminate contrast and shadows, and has dimming control from 15–100%. Points of articulation provide maximum user control, and it’s the  first freestanding personal task light to meet BIFMA level 1 certification.


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An optional Passive Infrared (PIR) occupancy sensor—with a 36″ activation range—turns the light off when it is not in use to avoid unnecessary energy use and extend lamp life.

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The dash task light’s innovative design features a convection airflow solution that minimizes heat transfer, keeping the light head from becoming hot.

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dash produces a more evenly distributed light pool.

Subtle. Bold. Versatile.

Complemented by a wide range of colours, the classic design of dash and dash mini offers the ability to complete a space or give it a splash of life—so choosing the right light for the workspace and the user is simple.


Life Cycle
LEED Contribution



Designing for Sustainability

We believe the only way to provide the best office furniture solutions is to ensure they’re the best products for the environment. That’s why every step of the way – through design, manufacturing, delivery and product lifecycle – we consider the impact of our work on people and on the environment and uncover opportunities to make things better.

32 %

Up to

recycled content

97 %


Life Cycle

Life Cycle


97% recyclable
32% recycled content
Mercury-free LED
Wireless current


LED life is rated 50 000 hours, with replaceable light head + its LED array uses 8-watt.

Passive Infrared (PIR) occupancy sensor—with a 36″ activation range—turns the light off when it is not in use to avoid unnecessary energy use and extend lamp life

LEED Contribution

LEED Contribution

Steelcase supports the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification system with products that can contribute to LEED Building Design + Construction (BD&C), LEED Interior Design + Construction (ID&C), or LEED Operations + Maintenance (O&M) certification criteria.

Since the USGBC and its certification partner, GBCI, evaluate each project individually, the role our products play in achieving LEED certification is unique to each project.




Product is level 1 certified with the BIFMA e3-2008 Furniture Sustainability Standards.


Options + Dimensions
Global Availability
Design Awards

Options + Dimensions

Options + Dimensions


dash Arm

  • Lower arm: H 46cm x W 3cm (4 at the base) x Thickness 2cm
  • Upper arm: L 41cm x 2cm x 1,7cm
  • 4 adjustment knobs in order to maintain / hold position (1cm diameter)

dash Mini Arm

  • Arm: H 52cm x W 3cm (4 at the base) x Thickness 2cm
  • 2 adjustment knobs in order to maintain / hold position (1cm diameter)


  • 11cm diameter and 2cm thickness

Surface materials

Available in 9 finishes (3 neutral, 6 accent colours).

Fixing Options

  • c:scape and SOTO rail mount
  • Storage Leg mount
  • Freestanding base
  • Orgarail Fixing
  • C-Clamp Fixing


  • Color Temperature: 3500K
  • Color Rendering Index: 80
  • LED Wattage: 8 watts
  • Average rate of lamp life: 50,000 hours
  • Full range dimming control: 100% – 15%
  • Luminous efficacy – illuminance: 25.6 lumens/Watt -1206 lux (951 Lux at 40cm)

Global Availability

Global Availability

This product is available in the following regions:

  • Africa
  • Central America
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • South America
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Design Awards

Design Awards

2012 – Mixology North Awards

Dash was awarded Interior Product of the Year at the 2012 Mixology North Awards in December 2012. Run by the UK’s leading commercial interiors magazine, Mix, the Mixology North Awards are judged by an independent panel of experts from the commercial interiors industry. The Interior Product of the Year category is awarded to non-furniture products such as lighting or cabling solutions that lead the field in ergonomics, innovation, functionality, aesthetics, originality, sustainability and commercial viability.

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    The Express Offer service by Steelcase enables you to order a selection of best sellers and most innovative Steelcase Seating & Furniture solutions. This service guarantees your product shipment quicker, with a reduced lead time, 2 times faster than the standard shipment time, with no additional cost from the standard pricelist.

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