A huge, shining skull is not scary at all. Made by designer Kelly Lamb, this skull has a number of tiny bulbs hanging from the ceiling, all getting together to create the image of a skull. Well, the Addam’s family would always like something like this. Via Neatorama
Symbiosis lamp from designer Rafael Morgan makes use of an “internal spring mechanism” that lets it latch on to various objects that can be cylindrical in shape, creating interesting patterns for the lamp. Well, we have no idea what that “internal spring mechanism” is, but it behaves suspiciously like rubber. Via DesignSpotter
Modern way of life gives us little time to socialize, mostly keeping us all busy in our own lives. Living Light is something that encourages people to socialize. Designed by Joon&Jung, the lamp manages its brightness considering the number of people around it. As the group of people close to the lamp increases in numbers, [...]
There is an inherent beauty in the Steampunk-ish old timey lamps from artist Cory Barkman. He has just sent us images of the latest batch of lamps. Like their predecessors, these lamps are made mostly from repurposed materials. Cory starts off work with a design and idea, foraging for exact parts that would blend, work [...]
Minimalist and sweet looking lamp designed by Zhao Liping. Via: LikeCool
Putting the old into the new, the O2 lamps have a solid walnut or solid maple base, treated with teak oil and hold two Edison vintage carbon filament bulbs. Designed by Alper Nakri, the lamps are handcrafted into their unique shape and style. We don’t know much, except we just love the look of the [...]
Ingo Maurer‘s unique lighting designs are an easy catch for the eyes. They do not seem extravagant, but they have been so well executed you can’t help admiring them.
Okay… so these lamps are weird. But we like the philosophy of designer Tembolat Gugkaev‘s Buuulbs lamp and Hemispheres lamp, as Gugkaev says, “The most beautiful part of female body should shine!”
In the spirit of fairness, if table lamps can go out on the street, post lamps should be allowed in homes. Thankfully, La Lumiere lamps by Gallery Vetri D’Arte aren’t like the modern lifeless cylinders you see on streets, but slightly ornate like the endangered species of beautiful old-timey lamp posts. The floor lamp is [...]
Designer Aleksandr Mukomelov‘s Shark Lamp could find as many uses as you could think of a shark fin. In fact, you could even get creative to play along with the lamp. Of course, remember not to take your own jaws out with it. Also, I make poor jokes and bad puns; but that doesn’t mean [...]
Guss modular lighting system from designer Santiago Sevillano can have a number of shapes, you just need to have enough creativity to put its units together in the shape you choose. The light is made out of numerous urvilinear components, which can be separated, recombined, and mixed and matched to create the lamp of your [...]
Industrial designer Stephen Burks collaborated with Swarovski to create these elegant and stylish lighting designs. Entitled “Inside Out”, the series features chandeliers decked with Swarovski crystals. Light from LEDs in the lamps is refracted through the crystals, creating a rich prismatic display. Via: designboom
Pipe Lights from Brooklyn based studio MESH Architectures is a series of lamps that bring together plumbing and lighting mixed into an attractive combination. Lamps can be bought from the studio’s Etsy shop.
Austrian artist and designer Manfred Kielnhofer created this set of tables, lights and chairs for the ÖAKR recycling competition. As you’d guess from the name itself, the entire set is made out from a set of recycled pipes, put into a brand new life as this interesting installation.
FlyLight, as its name implies is a light installation made excellent by its clever use of tubes and lights. The installation makes use of 160 glass tubes that light up and respond to the viewer, while showing motion that mimics the movement of a flock of birds. The cleverly executed installation makes for a picturesque [...]