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Nuke Lamp

$1,388.66 from Shapeways »

This is what my head feels like this morning. I thought it would be appropriate for the day after New Year's Eve (aka New Year's Day) in case yours does too. Misery loves company. Company now comes in the form of a Nuke...

Jellyfish Lamps

$325 - $425 from Roxy Russell Design »

I got stung by a jellyfish once in the evil waters of Florida's Gulf Coast. On the ankle. Yeah, the stories are true. It hurts like a mother. I don't know how Will Smith did it in Seven Pounds, aka The Saddest Movie Ever...

Metropolis Night Light

Discontinued

Although the shortest day of the year is behind us, we still have two solid months of darkness by 5:30 p.m. ahead, which is really depressing unless you consider what it must be like to walk around with Oprah Winfrey's...

LIFX - Smartphone-Controlled Light Bulb

$69.95 from Amazon »

LIFX (pronounced Life-ex) is an energy-efficient, multi-color LED bulb controlled by its user's smartphone. Its basic activation and function proceeds as follows:...

Gun Lamps

$175 - $525 from Etsy »

Tired of taking shots in the dark? Then how about a little bang! bang! that lights up the night? Ryan Weigner hand-finesses ceramics slipcast-style to create illuminating firearms in 9mm sconce and table, as well as AK-47...

Octopus Lamp

Discontinued

Brendan Duggan's steel-tentacled Octopus Lamp is here to allure, fascinate, and potentially creep people out from a table or floor setting. Specializing in handcrafted feats of blacksmithing, Duggan creates a host of...

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Cassette Tape Lamp

$154 from Street Market »

Landfills be damned! Today, we as a society advocate green living, composting, reusable grocery bags, and installing bike lanes on city streets (yet still bitching about gas prices). So what better to do with our 1,289...

Cityscape Light

$240 from David Graas »

An upside-down, convex city. Well, Spider-Man would fare well here anyway. Dutch designer David Graas has breathed new life into boring frosted light fixtures with his urban cityscape lampshade, which he calls the Huddle....

Floating Lamp

$1,167 from Crealev »

Crealev designer Angela Jansen has taken a machete to boring old lamp shades, and thrown in some magnet magic to keep their hacked off top half afloat after the attack. The Silhouette, a conical shade, and the Eclipse...

Owlberto the Wise Lamp

Sold Out from Etsy »

Owlberto the Wise. Lamp. Robot. Vintage Kodak Stereo camera head that makes him look kind of like Johnny 5 from Short Circuit. Owlberto's eyes light up via a pair of LED bulbs, while his torso slays additional darkness...

Light Drop Wall Lamp

And not only does it look like running water, but it emulates the molecule's flow. The more you crank on the Light Drop Wall Lamp's taps, the more wattage its faucets crank out. Rafael Morgan's plumbing fixture illumination...

Pabst Blue Ribbon Can Lamp

$65 from Etsy »

I have to admit, I like PBR. And not just for its trailer park trendiness and dive bar cheapness and tall boy aesthetics. What I really like is that it tastes like saltine crackers. Truly, the gustatory resemblance is...

Plasma Nightlight

$17.95 from Amazon »

Glass, xenon, ABS plastic, and visible electric current swoop in to prevent the groggy and inebriated from stubbing it, stepping on it, colliding with it, and biting it in the dark. Or at least slightly reduce the odds....

Portable Balls - Glowing Nightlight

$55.99 from Amazon »

Great balls of...not fire at all, actually. The Boon GLO nightlight's removable glowing balls have no electrical components at all, so they alight without even getting warm, and won't break if dropped or tossed around...

Cone Doggie Lamp

$271 from Odesi »

I thought Lumpi the Dog Cat Scratching Post was funny in a cruel and humiliating sort of way. But this, Bronco the Cone Doggie Lamp, this is funny in a hilarity in its rawest, purest, most innocent form kind of way. I'm...

Self-Regenerative Wax Lamp

Everyone wants to be a hard ass. The Terminator. The Regulator. The Undertaker. Chuck Norris. Where's The Do-Gooder? The Helper? The Revitalizer? Relegated to the arenas of kindergarten classrooms and home decor, that's...

Sterling Silver Dragon Lamp

As a child, this is what I always imagined Puff the Magic Dragon looked like. Then I got older and found out not only is the song not based on real events, but Peter, Paul and Mary didn't even write it to delight and...

Skateboard Bathroom Vanity Light

$365 from Etsy »

Skateboards collide with light bulbs, putting a positive spin on the phrase, "Crash and burn" in another of ZAL Creations' slick lighting concoctions. The Skateboard Bathroom vanity light fits a real skateboard with four...

Everyday Carry: Carbon Fiber Edition

Plumbing Pipe Desk Lamp

$385 from Etsy »

On the down side, different kind of pipe. Unlike the Menagerie of Mechanized Happiness Pipe, the Plumbing Pipe Desk Lamp will not get you high. But. Its jutting and twisting drainpipes, beer bottle bulbs, and steampunk...

Acid Trip Mushroom Lamp

Here's a way for responsible adults and people randomly tested for psilocybin and MDMA to enjoy the effects of mushrooms and E without physically ingesting them. It's an ocular mow-down with the Kinoko Mushroom USB Lamp...

The Brain Bulb

It's not often that literal interpretations are as supremely cool as their figurative counterparts. But in the case of the Brain Bulb, the visual execution of a Eureka! moment--of the idea-impregnated light bulb going...

Mickey Mouse Light Bulb

Despite his perpetually sunny outlook, Mickey Mouse always seems to get screwed. His likeness on this light bulb might be the final blow following his and Minnie's divorce proceedings. Did you hear about that? Mickey...

Alien Abduction Lamp

Sold Out from Amazon »

When I see alien abduction images like this lamp's they make me think of one thing: Cartman gets an anal probe. Ugh, poor cow. Well, maybe not. I mean, really, whatever fate lies ahead for him on that spaceship can't...

Recycled Light Bulb Oil Lamp

Discontinued

One day, when LED and other energy-efficient lighting has successfully achieved world domination, we'll hold one of these Recycled Light Bulb Oil Lamps up to our grandkids and, amidst an aura of great enchantment and...

Action Figure Lamps

Instead of outgrowing your superhero, fairytale, and cartoon character childhood toys, let them mature with you. Preserve their magnificence, and thwart being labeled a creepy action figure nerd, with Evil Robot Designs'...

Skinned Cod Fish Lights

$885 from Uggi Lights »

Talk about lighting that makes a statement, sets a mood, and shows up all your friends with bass, elk, and golden retriever taxidermy. Skinned cod fish, or Uggi, lights are the fantastical creations of Icelandic artists...

Designer Low Energy Light Bulbs

$29.95 from Plumen »

When it comes to replacing our beloved incandescent light bulbs with inferior, pulsating, seizure-inducing, funds-depleting CFL and LED alternatives, we are leading the pack of hacked off...ooooh, cooool. Look at those...

Fake Window Light

Discontinued

Natural sunlight is overrated, but slatted blinds and electroluminescent lighting are even more badass than their hype. Cash in on coolness, and brighten up your basement apartment or 10 x 15 cubicle with this simulated...

Beer Can Track Lighting

$87 from Etsy »

The Japanese have done it again. Like the LEAF, these Sapporo cans run on 100% electricity, and help their owners rid the world of gas-guzzling beer vessels in style....

Hanging Harry Light Pull

Sold Out from Amazon »

Better get yours early because this Christmas, Harry is pushing to top Jesus on the list of Best Selling Hanged Man Stocking Stuffers. He's made of silicone rubber that has some heft to it, but isn't so hard it will knock...

Martyr Monkey Night Light

Discontinued

Description for the blind: It's a night light that's made to look like a monkey pulling a plug out of the holes, or socket as some might say. Get it? The light bulb is the monkey's head. Well.... sorry. You really have...