The classic lava lamp finally gets the rocketship makeover it deserves. Created by lava lamp originators Mathmos, the Saturn Giant floor lamp measures 5 feet tall and stands on a trio of shiny aluminum legs. Each one is handmade in the UK and can be ordered in one of 10 lava color combinations.
The Lucid Bazaar Company and designer Joe Zado make a variety of unique geometric lamps that cast colors and shadows. Among them is this beehive-inspired light with honeycomb cutouts that project hexagonal patterns on walls and ceilings. We also dig their squiggly Brain Coral Shadow Lamp.
This LED desk light serves as both a task lamp and enhances your appearance on video calls and live streams. It has flicker-free edge lighting for smooth illumination and five pivot points for getting just the right angle. It also offers adjustable color temperature and brightness controls. Also available in a discounted 2-pack.
Want a lamp that can light up your entire workbench or desk? The Neatfi XL cranks out an impressive 2200 lumens using 117 surface-mounted LEDs, casting a wide and even field of light from its 20″ diffusion shade. Its 32″ arms offer plenty of adjustability, and you can choose from four brightness levels.
Accessory maker Bambetel takes the classic swing arm desk lamp and gives it a fresh new look by replacing many of its metal components with wood. It has three adjustable joints, a surface clamp, and its LED lamp head can rotate in any direction. Complete the look with one of their wooden desk organizers and wall clocks.
This unique desk lamp features a flexible aluminum arch embedded with dotless SMD LEDs behind an anti-glare cover for shadow-free task lighting. It comes with two magnetic docking plates, and its arch can be bent to suit your specific needs. Its lights offer an adjustable color range from 2,700K to 6,000K via an RF remote.
Simone Giertz was tired of looking at the boring IKEA ceiling light she had hanging from her ceiling, so she decided to replace it with something more interesting – a combination lamp and a hanging plant basket. She managed to keep the water and electricity away from each other with a bit of epoxy.
This modern floor lamp from Lamp Depot brings an array of vibrant colors into your space. The 43″ tall structure consists of five balancing rings with embedded RGB LED lights. The included remote control lets you choose from 16 million colors and 358 different lighting effects. Made from aluminum and silicone.
Alas, poor Yorick! We knew him, Horatio. Now recreate that famous scene from Hamlet every time you pick up this skull lamp from Suck UK. The life-size human skull is handmade from ceramic, while a USB-powered LED inside produces a warm, yet slightly eerie glow. Lighten the mood and use it to hold a ball cap.
MMEP Studio’s unique accent light brings a modern look into any space. Each handmade lamp is constructed from cast concrete and features a stepped and angled interior that makes it appear its LED light source is at the end of a corridor. It measures 9″H x 3″W x 3″D and is powered by a USB cable.
These portable lanterns have collapsible shades and folding legs to use up 50% less space in your backpack. Their tripod legs double as hanging hooks, and you can remove their shades for spotlight mode. Available in 150-lumen Backcountry and 250-lumen Basecamp models, both with a red light mode. Batteries sold separately.
There’s a whole community dedicated to hacking IKEA products to make them look better or more useful. In this video from Woodboy, he shows us how he turned a cheap IKEA desk lamp into something that looks like it came from a high-end lighting store. All that remains from the original is the LED light bar and wiring though.
This playful tabletop lamp combines classical sculpture with modern art. Designer Uto Balmoral’s Wonder Lamp features a cast resin head of a Roman warrior who’s here to chew bubble gum and kick ass. And he’s not out of bubble gum, thanks to the custom-made pink LED lightbulb sticking out of his mouth.
Artist Pete Betcher of The BKPK Shop makes all kinds of cool and geeky objects for the home. Among them is this illuminated wall art which looks like a modernist Death Star. It’s made from baltic birch plywood and acrylic, and casts cool shadows onto the wall around it. Measures 11″ across, and takes a 40w candelabra bulb.
Athens, Greece artist Roman Parkhin of Banjo Show makes unique sculptures with a steampunk aesthetic. Watch as he turns an assortment of hardware, tubing, and vintage radio tubes into a funky accent light under a glass dome. At its center is a radiometer, a device which spins when exposed to the heat generated by a light.
Magnetic Games presents yet another wonderfully satisfying video, in which he uses hundreds of magnetic rods and spheres to create an complicated geometric sculpture. He placed a light at the center of his masterpiece, so it casts interesting shadows as well. After it’s all done, he knocks it down with a catapult.
Artist Steve Gallagher makes this fun desk lamp that looks like a steampunk rocket ship. Each one is made from a cage light with a glass shade, various bits of pipe, and a wooden base. Four flicker bulb engines bring it to life. Available with clear, cobalt blue, or ruby red versions with an optional USB charging station.
The two-toned color schemes on these table lamps were inspired by the tides at Northern California’s Mavericks Beach. They feature a spherical glass shade and a brushed steel base, and include an LED Edison-style bulb. Choose from 10″ or 5″ diameter variants. Sale ends 4.11.2021.
Need a super bright and diffuse light source when working on projects? This plug-in 54-watt, 6000-lumen LED lamp kicks out a ton of light and evenly distributes it in a 360-degree circle. It uses 162 individual LEDs to create smooth, shadow-free light. Measures appx. 12″ high x 5″ diameter.
This amazing and colorful accent light has a structure made up of full-color LED light strips, set into a cube of one-way mirrored acrylic panels. The result is the coolest infinity lamp we’ve ever seen. It works with a companion mobile app to adjust its lighting effects and has a sound-reactive mode. Comes in 10″ and 15″ sizes.
Designed by Marjan van Aubel, the Sunne is a modern ambient lighting source that harvests solar energy during the daytime, providing illumination at night. The light hangs in a window and automatically turns on at dusk. Its touch control offers three color settings: rise, light, and set. It’s made from anodized aluminum and acrylic.
These unique accent lamps can be personalized with a map of a city of your choice. Faytown Designs makes each one by etching the design onto its glass shade. The tabletop lamps measure 19″ tall and come with a T45 Edison light bulb to accentuate the details. They also can do logos and other custom images.
This sleek, modern table light offers the voice capabilities of a standalone Amazon Alexa device. Its efficient LED lighting source can be programmed to change color temperature from cool to warm, and scheduled using a smartphone app. Save 55% in The Awesomer Shop.
This unique ceiling light from ManCave Art Store is designed to look like an old WWII era bomb. It’s decorated in an army green powder coat, with “ACME” lettering on its side, and has four 3-watt LED downlights installed on its belly. Perfect for hanging over a bar, pool table, or card table. Measures 40″ long x 8″ diameter.