Going beyond the DSLR, or maybe around the DSLR, Etsy seller Sandra Díaz has this DSRL lamp that is shaped much like a camera lens. The pendant lamp is a replica of a reflex camera lens and happens to be handmade out of cedar wood with water-based varnish and beewax finish. All the camera lens [...]
An interesting piece of modern design done graciously, the Kyudo Floor Lamp by Kundalini sports an adjustable sliding track with a diffuser attached to it so as to control and adjust the lamp. The steel structure floor lamp with a glossy varnished paint finish costs $3190 to own.
In a very geeky twist sort of way, this lamp brings out the weirdness of Star Wars droids. It has the leg of C3PO, topped by half a R2D2 head that serves as the lamp shade. The lamp is the work of Gordon Tarpley. Via technabob
The world still sits on the risk of a nuclear war, even though the shadow of the Cold War might have gone away. Mushroom Lamp by designers h220430 seeks to bring people attention to the subject of the still looming threat, hoping that awareness would help reduce the imminent threat. This does not really seem [...]
Sea-life inspired pendant lamps by California based designer Roxy Russell take their laser-cut mylar material to a shape that looks much like Jellyfish. The Medusae collection has a lot of different forms to show, each in some way similar to the tentacled fish of the sea. Someone should probably look at Cthulhu now, we don’t [...]
Commissioned by Studio Job, the Eiffel Tower lamp is made out of patinated bronze, with a polished bronze lampshade.
The Pixar lamp has gained quite a lot of fame with it’s appearance at the start of every Pixar movie. Pinokio mimics the lamp for real. Customized computer code and circuits work with an Arduino processor to help make the lamp aware of its surroundings and show a dynamic behavior setting. Pinokio is the work [...]
Frank Lamp has a cheerful design that would make you adore its pet dog-like stance. The design by Thai company Pana Objects is quite simple; it’s a box with four legs. It is the finishing and the play on the viewer’s imagination that make the lamp look like much more than what it actually is.
Going fully by the literal meaning, these lamps by Brooklyn-based artist Stephen Shaheen take form of a humanoid, only to replace their heads with light bulbs. That’s how they become headlights. The artist’s idea for the project titled “American Socket” is to explore the border between art, design and architecture with this creation. When arranged [...]
We have advanced so much technologically, we now have lightbulbs that can communicate via Wi-Fi and kowtow with smartphones. Well, the iPhone especially, the Android version is still being cooked. The bulbs come with “Light Recipes” from Philips, inspired by their research into biological effects of lighting; in this case, those specifically targeted towards relaxation, [...]
We’d never have quite imagined that vintage industrial lighting could be a niche, but going by what we see it just might be, and we welcome the artistic lights with all heart. We’ve admired ReTech lamps, almost been in love with Cory Barkman’s old world lamps, and we’re quite struck by these classy handcrafted lamps [...]
It’s the best kind of sexy, and hot both literally, and figuratively. Called Tramp Lamps, they are available at Kelly Kerrigan’s Etsy shop that bears the same name.
Be a gentleman and tilt the hat to these classy hat and cap lamps by YOO Mars Hwasung.
Artist Carolina Fontoura Alzaga repurposes old bicycle chains into classy chandeliers with surprisingly good looks. The chandeliers are currently on sale at Etsy, with a not-so-encouraging price. But art doesn’t quite come cheap.
Well, it’s Halloween season so things like the Skull Pendant Light do deserve an extra mention. Available in black and white, the skull pendant lamp is suspended by a braided fabric wire. Each hand-built skull costs $83.