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Tag: Lighting

Bang! Lamp Gives You Something to Shoot in the Morning

Bang! Lamp Gives You Something to Shoot in the Morning
When you wake up in the morning, do you ever feel like shooting something? Oh, me either. For those weirdos out there that hate the annoying sound of your alarm going off after only six hours of sleep and feel the need to take it out on an inanimate object, I’ve got something for you.

Disco Chair Shows Off Its Electroluminescent Powers

Disco Chair Shows Off Its Electroluminescent Powers
Despite the fact that there’s probably no way you can actually sit in this chair, I want one for my living room. Created by Kiwi&Pom for Wallpaper Magazine, the Disco Chair is a conceptual piece of furniture, made from about 600 feet of colorful electroluminescent wire.
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Trash Me Recyclable Lamps: Made Not to Last

Trash Me Recyclable Lamps: Made Not to Last
American designer Victor Vetterlein‘s Trash Me lamps are made to be transient, but useful and Earth-friendly. Each lamp is made from nothing but four egg cartons, water, and some aluminum screws.

Tea Light Lets You Hold Teatime Anytime

Tea Light Lets You Hold Teatime Anytime
Designed by Jan Bergstein, “TEELICHT” is a lamp that looks like an upside-down cup, with a light switch made to look like a teabag tag. I hope no one’s going to protest when I say that this is a tealightful idea.

Archetype: Lampshade or Shadelamp?

Archetype: Lampshade or Shadelamp?
Designed by Goodmorning Technology for Milan-based lighting store Luceplan, the Archetype lamp combines the classic shape of a traditional lamp shade with modern LED technology, resulting in a device that is as familiar and approachable as the lamps we’re used to, but is far more efficient and longer-lasting.

Moonwalk Lamp: Because Astronauts have Bright Minds

Moonwalk Lamp: Because Astronauts have Bright Minds
I can only think of a handful of other jobs that are as awesome as being an astronaut. Being a technabob blogger is one of them. So is being an ice cream taste tester. What else…no, that’s it.

Gaon Street Light/Wastebasket Turns Trash Into Flash

Gaon Street Light/Wastebasket Turns Trash Into Flash
Designed by Haneum Lee, the Gaon street light/wastebasket concept composts biodegradable waste and uses the methane by-product to power its light, saving energy and eliminating waste while lighting the streets. It’s a bright idea – or is it?

To Boldly Go Where No Lighting has Gone Before

To Boldly Go Where No Lighting has Gone Before
It seems like just the other day that we were talking about some seriously cool lighting, and already we’ve got a reason to dig the rare subject up again: the Star Ship chandelier. Yes, Star Ship.

Bacon Lampshade: Sizzling Hot

Bacon Lampshade: Sizzling Hot
Okay folks bacon is awesome and all, but this is getting out of hand: Flickr user krismkelley made a bacon lampshade. A lampshade made of bacon. What have you been smoking krismkelley? Bacon? Pretty soon people will be building whole houses out of bacon.

Flashlight Pendant Lamps Prove That Porcelain Can Make Anything Look Sophisticated

Flashlight Pendant Lamps Prove That Porcelain Can Make Anything Look Sophisticated
Even if you were asked to name a hundred beautiful objects, would you include flashlights in your list? Of course not. But what if the flashlights were made of porcelain?

OLED Lighting About to Make Rooms a Whole Lot Cooler

OLED Lighting About to Make Rooms a Whole Lot Cooler
As we look for more ways to generate energy-efficient light, we’ve seen a gradual move away from the warm glow of incandescent light, to the ugly pinkish hues of CFL, to the strange blueish-white point-source light produced by LEDs.

Edison the Grand Lamp:the Yao Ming of Lamps

Edison the Grand Lamp:the Yao Ming of Lamps
With a height of 35.43 inches – almost 3 feet – the Edison the Grand lamp is 5 inches taller than Danny DeVito. Okay it’s not really taller than ol’ Penguin, but compared to other lamps, it’s practically a lighthouse.

Lightpipe is a Pipe-Shaped Light

Lightpipe is a Pipe-Shaped Light
The Lightpipe is a supercool light that looks like an industrial pipe. I love how they’ve photographed it next to “real” pipes, but on the flip side it makes it a bit difficult to imagine what it might look like, say, in one’s own living room.

Celebrity Lamp is Made From 40 Pairs of Sunglasses

Celebrity Lamp is Made From 40 Pairs of Sunglasses
The Celebrity Lamp by Deeply Madly Living is made from 40 pairs of Aviator sunglasses, and brings a touch of our paparazzified culture into your living room. Attention to detail is what makes this lamp stand out.

Systemx Interlocking Fluorescent Lights by Yamagiwa

Systemx Interlocking Fluorescent Lights by Yamagiwa
Designer Ross Lovegrove has created this amazing system of lighting fixtures for Japan’s Yamagiwa. SystemX lighting units can interconnect to create stunning, yet practical lighting sculptures. SystemX uses a set of “X” shaped primitives that can be joined, then hung from a ceiling to provide both illumination and drama in any space.

Flatwire: Hide Wires on the Wall, Not in the Wall

Flatwire: Hide Wires on the Wall, Not in the Wall
One of the biggest problems with home electronic gear is hiding all the wires associated with your projects. Sure, there are cable management solutions such as cord channels, cable ties and ugly wiremold systems, but none of them look nearly as nice as running all your cables in the walls.
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