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Tag: Lamp

Tulipa: A Street Light Powered by Wind

Tulipa: A Street Light Powered by Wind
The whole world is all about green these days, and I’m not talking about money. There has been so much talk and fuss about global warming and climate change recently, that we all need to be more conscious about using our resources.

American Standards Lamp Has Its Own Wall Switch and Outlet

American Standards Lamp Has Its Own Wall Switch and Outlet
Peter Bristol’s minimal American Standards Lamp has its own walls switch built right in. The light switch is fully-functional, so you just flick it when you want some light.
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Bang! Gun Lamp Gets Real and I Want One for Christmas (You’ll Shoot Your Light out, Kid.)

Bang! Gun Lamp Gets Real and I Want One for Christmas (You’ll Shoot Your Light out, Kid.)
A while back over, we told you about a cool lamp concept called “BANG!” which was supposed to let you”shoot out” the light with a gun. I was pretty sure the thing was just a concept, but it turns out you can now buy the thing.

Applause Light Box: the Exact Opposite of the Clapper

Applause Light Box: the Exact Opposite of the Clapper
If you’ve been inside the set of a TV show then you’ve probably seen one of these lamps. Now you can have your own and feel like a star and cue raucous approval inside your own home.

Mushroom Cloud Lamp: Nuke or Vegetable?

Mushroom Cloud Lamp: Nuke or Vegetable?
I like 3D printers because you can print damn near anything for any reason. Some designers set about creating a lamp that looks destructive and sort of like a healthy dinner wrapped in one. The lamp is called the Mushroom Cloud Shaped Nuke Lamp and it is designed by Veneridesign.

DIY Book Light is Quite Illuminating

DIY Book Light is Quite Illuminating
Steve Hoefer – who made this awesome one-player Rock, Paper, Scissors glove – took the term “book light” literally and made a reading lamp out of a used book. In keeping with his theme, Hoefer used a copy of Lauren Belfer’s novel City of Light.

Tiny Tim Booklight: Luxo, Jr.’s Younger Brother

Tiny Tim Booklight: Luxo, Jr.’s Younger Brother
My very first viewing of the animated short Luxo, Jr. was really the moment that cemented the fact that Pixar would always give it’s animations character and heart like no other studio – even today. I always loved how John Lasseter imbued these bendy desk lamps with so much life.

Sensai Wood Design Speakers: Light Up a Room with Sound

Sensai Wood Design Speakers: Light Up a Room with Sound
These beautiful Sensai speakers include lights so that they can serve as lamps as well as wireless speakers. There are a few different variations, including a suspension lamp, floor lamp, table lamp, and wall sconce.

Nice Ball Lamp Looks Like a Katamari

Nice Ball Lamp Looks Like a Katamari
Actually this lamp doesn’t have anything to do with Katamari Damacy, but it sure looks like it, doesn’t it? Designer Paola Pivi’s Nice Ball is a hanging lamp covered with tiny replicas of 80 chairs and tables from the Vitra Design Museum collection.

LED Mood Lights Offer a Touch of Color with a Touch of Your Fingertip

LED Mood Lights Offer a Touch of Color with a Touch of Your Fingertip
Here’s a cool way to add a little extra splash of color to your room without breaking the bank. These compact LED mood lights let you choose from 256 different colors using a clever touch-sensitive color chart on the side.

NES Advantage Lamp: My Joystick Doesn’t Work!

NES Advantage Lamp: My Joystick Doesn’t Work!
For those of you who don’t recall, the NES Advantage was the big arcade joystick for the classic 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. For those of us who grew up in the arcades, these things were so much better than those silly little gamepads.

Boba Fett Stained Glass Lamp Hunts Down Gran Solo and Freezes her in Carbonite

Boba Fett Stained Glass Lamp Hunts Down Gran Solo and Freezes her in Carbonite
When I think of Tiffany and other stained-glass lamps, I usually have an image of a little old lady’s house, accented with lace curtains, doilies, and a collection of Hummel figurines. What I do not usually think of is Mandalorian bounty hunters and EE-3 carbine rifles.

Philips Unveils World’s First Direct LED Replacement for 75W Incandescent Bulbs

Philips Unveils World’s First Direct LED Replacement for 75W Incandescent Bulbs
I understand that changing your light bulbs in the home from the normal incandescent to more efficient CCFL or LED lights can save you a bunch of money. The problem I have always had with LED bulbs is that the color light tends to be weird and the bulbs are just so damn expensive.

The Secret Lamp Dual-Purpose Light Saves Energy and Gets Creative About It, Too!

The Secret Lamp Dual-Purpose Light Saves Energy and Gets Creative About It, Too!
Combine conservation and some good old creativity, and you’ll get the Secret Lamp. I admit it also looks a bit like a novelty with its design and is a bit on the bulky side as far as table lamp goes, but you have to give it an “A” in both creativity and effort.

IKEA Desk Lamps Turned Upside Down to Make Chandelier

IKEA Desk Lamps Turned Upside Down to Make Chandelier
IKEA Hacker reader Jason is one very creative fellow who recently had one of those so simple it’s brilliant ideas: a chandelier is just a bunch of lamps hanging on the ceiling, so why not put a bunch of desk lamps together to make a chandelier?

Live the Green Life With IKEA’s Solar-Powered Table Lamp

Live the Green Life With IKEA’s Solar-Powered Table Lamp
There’s no need to burn the midnight oil (or candle) anymore when you need to get some studying, reading, or work done on a night when your power dies on you. That is, if it was a really sunny day earlier and if you have one of these colorful and simplistic IKEA Solvinden Solar-Powered Table Lamps.
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