Today I took delivery of a viewing booth for print evaluation. It's also very useful for helping calibrate and profile my Eizo monitor. I'll be posting an entry shortly about where this is all going, but a daylight balanced viewing booth is very crucial to evaluating prints. Since our eyes 'adjust their white point' in tungsten lit rooms, I tend to use Solux lamps because they give an even distribution of light for me to work in. The viewing booth is a continuation of that, but allows me to check for colour casts in my prints and also confirm that the calibration and profiling of my monitor is accurate in the way of using a printed and measured target.
I'm hoping to set up my own printing environment soon which will be fully profiled.