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.
Ain’t nothing wrong with adding a bit of color to the living place, and clowns; okay, maybe skip the clowns. Actually, get those gymnasts, or the bear on a unicycle. Yup, that will go right well with these bright, 60cm tall circus letter lights. Costs ~$945. Via RGS
Made in the shape of classic bowler hats, these lamps ought to light up any gentleman’s head; or room. Jeeves and Wooster pendants Light by Jake Phipps are made from bowler hats, which are retro-fitted to allow for functioning as a lamp.
Rugged, robust and insanely cool iridescent stoneware pendant lamps by Tom Dixon. These ceramic pieces will be unveiled at the London Design Festival.