Do you know what your home has been missing? Bowler hat wall sconces. It’s kind of hard to believe you’ve gone this long without them. Thankfully, LDLED has you covered with these 12W bowler-inspired sconces (affiliate link).
Crafted by maker of geometric metal art Martin Taylor of Etsy shop Chromaforms, this Hanging Geometric Low Poly Shark Sculpture with LED Lights “transforms any space into a sea-scape.” Obviously, I must have one for my Back to the Future Enchantment Under the Sea Dance party that’s coming up.
I’ll start out by saying that the Wicked Lasers LaserCube is one of the coolest gadgets I’ve tinkered with in a while. This compact metal box is capable of putting on full color laser light shows in concert with an easy-to-use Windows, Mac, or Android app, and offers capabilities unlike anything I’ve seen in its price class.
If you enjoy products that give you cool lighting options, you’ll want to check out the Illumi Smartstrip. It’s basically a bunch of multi-color LEDs on long ropes that will provide those versatile lighting options you desire.
UFO researchers are not having an easy time these days. Between photos and videos that are easily doctored, the “truth” has never been harder to find. It makes matters worse when drones can just pretend to be UFOs.
One of the advantages of LED bulbs over incandescent ones is that they generate significantly less heat. Product designer David Graas capitalized on that benefit by creating lamps with 3D printed “bulbshades”, which are diffusers that sit directly on the LED bulb.
Nowadays you can emulate Philips’ Ambilight technology on different TVs or monitors using third–party or custom alternatives. The old Ambilight tech that is. The company recently unveiled an updated version of Ambilight that uses pico-projectors instead of LEDs.
Over the last few decades, computer graphics have become a more and more essential part of industrial design – especially in the automotive industry. The ability to visualize designs digitally has given designers and engineers the freedom to test and refine concepts and functionality prior to expending time and money on physical prototypes.
Thanks to their RGB LEDs, Hand make’s Millennium Falcon and AT-AT lamps can shine in your favorite lightsaber color. Well, probably not the obscure ones like brown or bronze.
The lamps’ LEDs shine through the acrylic sheets, illuminating the carved design.
There are times when a honk is not enough. MotorMood is a stick-on rear light for cars. Using its infrared remote control, you can flash it momentarily to reveal a smiley face and acknowledge a fellow motorist’s good deed.
Photographers looking for an affordable and portable lighting solution should check out the Relio. It’s a microUSB-powered LED light with a high color rendering index (CRI) in a very small package.
Relio’s outputs over 200lm of light with a CRI rating between 90 to 96.
Custom lighting maker Luke Kelly came up with a clever way to turn anything that makes light shine through into a decorative lamp. Luke’s Baselamp is a dimmable LED light pointed upwards. Just place a transparent or translucent object over the LED and you have a one-of-a-kind lamp.
Product designer Sam Granger has been into photography ever since he was a child. He says he’s disappointed by existing lighting equipment on the market because it’s cumbersome and expensive. So he designed the Adaptalux, a portable, modular and relatively affordable lighting rig for macro and product photography.
This is far from the first Philips Ambilight alternative that we’ve seen, but Flytron set its AmbiLED HD apart by making it much easier to install and adjust. That’s because this ambient lighting system for PCs uses a thin strip of LEDs with a reusable adhesive back.
Make light meet your eyes at night with the Transformers Autobot light. It grabs power through USB, so you won’t need to look for Energon cubes.
The lamp measures about 8 “x 8″x 3”, is made of plastic with a brushed silver finish, and has non-slip feet to help it stay upright.