Mush-lume is a lampshade that's made from biodegradable agricultural waste, with a nice dose of fungus thrown in to keep it all together.
There are about 12 billion T8 lighting fixtures in use worldwide. This LED replacement tube could help them save as much electricity as we get from 210 power plants.
Everyone's favorite Danish artist, Olafur Elisasson, is at it again. The artist, known for his New York City waterfalls, also has some awesome installments (check out this giant kaleidoscope). This time, he's making solar powered lamps that look like little suns.
This versatile Motion Lamp is designed by Gergõ Kassai with a definite contemporary feel. His mission is to bring together the sometimes clashing ideas of cost effective, mass produced lighting, while still being stylish and variable enough to be appealing so that people actually want to buy it.
Tell me this little guy doesn't look a little like Deep Thought from the film version of Hitchhiker's Guide, what with that sizable melon and beady, wide-spaced eyes. The set, called "Craft System," is the work of Brooklyn-based design studio UM Project, helmed by François Chambard. It's more a gallery of quirky, cute robots that would be at home in the world of Wall-E rather than a collection of lamps. Check 'em out below.
For the last time, people, let's get it right: whether they're living or dead or made into lamps that glow in the dark, jellyfish are not fish. They're jellies, or gelatinous zooplankton, if you prefer. Thank you for your kind attention to the finer points of cnidariology and modern home decor.
Okay, here's something awesome you can make with a 3D printer — an "Atomic Sun" lamp. This DIY project costs about $120 and has fairly simple instructions, so if you want to do something different this weekend, check out the list of tools and supplies here.
This is, I guess, what you come up with when you've overdosed on moules and frites in Belgium. And you're Belgian. It's called the XXXLamp which, I presume means that it needs a hell of a lot of amps to...
The Yamagiwa Moonbird is a beautiful LED light designed by Yukio Hashimoto. Hand-carved from beech plywood, it shines down on your desk with 28 quarter-watt LEDs. It's beautiful and eco-friendly, but chances are good that it's ludicrously expensive. After all,...
Cassette tapes are better remembered than actually used. Sure, a lot of us have warm memories of making mix tapes, but really, the sound quality was terrible and they were a pain to use. Can you imagine having to rewind...