Awesome Lamps

ArchFlex Task Lamp

ArchFlex Task Lamp
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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.

Plant + Lamp = Plamp

Plant + Lamp = Plamp

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.

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Stacked Rings RGB LED Floor Lamp

Stacked Rings RGB LED Floor Lamp
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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.

Devos Lightranger Telescoping Lantern

Devos Lightranger Telescoping Lantern
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This super-bright lantern sits atop an extendable pole, illuminating your entire campsite with its 360º light. It can output up to 1600 lumens and adjusts from 39″ to 104″ tall. At ground level, its battery can be used to recharge other gadgets.

Ceramic Skull Lamp

Ceramic Skull Lamp
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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.

Concrete Portal Table Lamp

Concrete Portal Table Lamp
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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.

Princeton Tec Helix Lanterns

Princeton Tec Helix Lanterns
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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.

IKEA Wood Lamp Upgrade

IKEA Wood Lamp Upgrade

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.

Wonder Lamp

Wonder Lamp
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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.

Death Star Wall Lamp

Death Star Wall Lamp
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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.

Making a Steampunk Lamp

Making a Steampunk Lamp

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.

Making a Magnet Cuboctahedron

Making a Magnet Cuboctahedron

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.

Nova Surfrider Accent Lamps

Nova Surfrider Accent Lamps
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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.

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Big Bright 360-Degree Light

Big Bright 360-Degree Light
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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.

HyperCube Infinity Lamp

HyperCube Infinity Lamp

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.

Sunne Solar Light

Sunne Solar Light

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.

Map on Glass Lamps

Map on Glass Lamps
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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.

GE C by GE Sol Smart Light

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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.

Bomb Ceiling Light

Bomb Ceiling Light
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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.

Woodturning a Rainbow Lamp

Woodturning a Rainbow Lamp

Artist Mr. Zhou presents a wonderfully satisfying crafting video. The clip features ample doses of woodturning, pouring colorful epoxy resin, and then shaving the whole thing down to reveal its finished form – an accent light that illuminates with the colors of the rainbow. Sadly, it lost one layer along the way.

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Phive LK-1 Architect Lamp

Phive LK-1 Architect Lamp
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Working from home? Give your workspace an upgrade with a high quality desk lamp. Phive’s modern metal light provides lots of adjustability with its swiveling, pivoting head, and 16.3″ + 16.3″ adjustable arm. Its diffusion panel uses 144 LEDs to produce smooth, glare-free light with six brightness levels and four color temperatures.

Trash Panda Lamp

Trash Panda Lamp
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This shiny raccoon table lamp brings a little bit of nature indoors – without the risk of rabies! The curious little critter is seen holding onto a light socket, illuminating his brass-painted resin body and beady little eyes. The lamp measures 13″ tall and is also available in a creamy matte white finish.

Vega Wall Lamp

Vega Wall Lamp
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This unique, illuminated wall art helps create a calm and relaxing environment. It features a multi-layered geometric design laser-cut from thin sheets of wood fiberboard. The colorful LED edge lighting really makes the patterns pop, and can be set to change colors. Available in 23.2″ H x 19.3″ W and 26.4″ H x 23.2″ W sizes.

Building a Lamp from Junk

Building a Lamp from Junk

Maker Laura Kampf has crafted some pretty impressive items over the years. In between larger projects, she decided to do something a little less daunting, and built herself a unique lighting fixture out of found objects and scrap wood. The finished lamp looks like something you’d find in a high-end lighting store.

Geometric Shadowcaster Lamps

Geometric Shadowcaster Lamps
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The guys at ThunderDomes are in the business of building geodesic domes. But they also make some nifty LED lamps, which use 3D printing and cast resin structures to throw dramatic shadows onto walls, ceilings, and floors. They come in a variety of designs, with our favorite being the golden ratio spiral pattern.

Beem Modular Lights

Beem Modular Lights

Designer Samuel Wilkinson’s unique lighting system uses bulbs with flexible LED filaments to create a bold and modern look. The lights can work individually or in larger fixtures such as chandeliers. The bulbs come in four shapes, three “smiles” of varying degrees, and a curly shape that wraps around its ceramic base.

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