THE BEST Lamps

Fabric FL300 Bike Light

Fabric FL300 Bike Light

The FL300 is a 300 lumen USB-rechargeable light that can be used as a bicycle’s head light or as a rear light. It has high, low and two blinking modes, is waterproof, and comes with a universal mount. Fabric also has a 150 lumen variant.

KucoDesign Concrete Lamp

KucoDesign Concrete Lamp

A unique table lamp constructed from cast concrete. It provides a warm source of ambient light while casting cool shadows on your table and wall thanks to its numerous perforations. Takes a standard 40-watt E27 bulb, and measures 8.25″ high by 4.3″ across.

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Plumen 003 LED Pendant Lamp

Plumen 003 LED Pendant Lamp

A stunning modern take on the bare lightbulb – the Plumen 003 has a warmly-hued, dimmable LED light source, wrapped in a glass bubble with a faceted gold-toned reflector. The result is beautiful hanging fixture that needs no shade. Available exclusively from MoMA.

AKSOR Portable Desk Lamp

AKSOR Portable Desk Lamp

Unlike other desk lamps, this one runs without a power outlet, so you can bring it with you on the road. Its 4000mAh rechargeable battery pack doubles as a USB charger with dual ports, and its 21 LEDs can be adjusted to five brightness levels.

Loop Table Lamp

Loop Table Lamp

Inspired by an obstacle at a minigolf course, Himmee’s Loop is a table lamp that’s both whimsical and elegant. It has white LEDs that can be adjusted via a touch-sensitive dimmer. Himmee also offers a 6-foot-tall made-to-order version of the lamp.

Window Lamp

Window Lamp

Designer Siyu Lou’s wall-mounted lighting fixture is designed to provide a warm glow reminiscent of sunlight streaming through a window. Its pull-down shade design lets you change the amount of surface being lit, or even bend it where the wall meets your desktop.

Forest of Resonating Lamps

Forest of Resonating Lamps

teamLab’s interactive installation features a roomful of Murano glass pendant lamps, each of which can detect when a person stands near it, and triggers a gradual spread of color to the lamps around it. This looks so relaxing.

Circle LED Table Lamp

Circle LED Table Lamp

Brightech’s lamp looks like it belongs in Deckard’s apartment in Blade Runner. It provides a ring of ambient illumination courtesy of an efficient 12-watt LED light source. Offers three brightness settings and stands about 15″ tall by 14″ wide. In silver, white, or black.

Consol Solar Jar

Consol Solar Jar

Developed as an alternative to kerosene lamps, the Consol Solar Jar has four LEDs underneath its lid and a battery charged by the solar panel on top of the lid. It gives an hour of light for every hour of sunlight, has a clever magnetic switch, and can also be charged via MicroUSB.

Big Ass Light Bar

Big Ass Light Bar

From the makers of Big Ass Fans comes an over-engineered portable lamp. The Big Ass Light Bar has an IP66 dust- and waterproof rating and also resists common chemicals, oils and cleaners. It has six brightness settings and its battery lasts up to 48h per charge.

Octopus Lantern

Octopus Lantern

This bronze-finished iron and aluminum centerpiece has our favorite cephalopod keeping the place lit up with a set of three lanterns dangling from his tentacles. Just put a 3 pc. suit on him and nobody will suspect a thing. Measures 18″L x 13-1/2″W x 14-3/4″H.

FishRule Task Lamp

FishRule Task Lamp

Each of these adjustable desktop lamps is handcrafted from one or more beautiful woods by the Colorado Springs’ artists of FishRule Studios. It’s hard to pic just one, but the organic textures of the beetle-killed pine make it our favorite.

Valve Cover Desk Lamps

Valve Cover Desk Lamps

Frost Auto Decor makes a variety of home furnishings from reclaimed car parts. Our favorites are these lamps made from engine valve covers, mounted on harmonic balancers. They can also be made as wall sconces.

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URI Acrylic LED Bulbs

URI Acrylic LED Bulbs

Form meets function in the URI LED bulbs. While many LED lamps have flat acrylic diffusers that mimic 3D shapes, URI embraces the shape of the classic light bulb while giving it a modern touch. Available in six designs and two sizes.

Sliced Firewood Lamps

Sliced Firewood Lamps

Designer Paul Foeckler’s Split Grain creates these modern, yet organic lighting fixtures by slicing layers of reclaimed wood, hand selected by the artist, then sectioned into layers and floated apart with metal rods to expose the warm ambient LED light source inside.

BioLite BaseLantern

BioLite BaseLantern

The BaseLantern is a flat 5″x 5″x 2″ RGB LED lantern that doubles as an external battery. It has two USB charging ports, and can be controlled and automatically toggled via proximity with your mobile device. It also has two ports to power BioLite’s SiteLights.

Dino Lamps

Dino Lamps

Give your room a Jurassic spark with these fun and colorful dinosaur desktop accent lamps. Choose from green diplodocus, white triceratops or orange T.Rex, which we happen to know was the real color these things came in. Then again, we were out sick that day in school.

Lee Light

Lee Light

Glen Lewis-Steele’s made-to-order LED lamp looks like a cube that changes its shape as you move around it. In fact, it’s not even a cube, and the LED isn’t inside it. But perhaps its greatest illusion is that it doesn’t look like something that should cost as much as a laptop.

Bicycle Gear Lamp

Bicycle Gear Lamp

Artist Toby Boswell of Pale Rider Handmade has perfected a metalworking process to create these wonderful spherical lamps from recycled bicycle gears. Measures ~15″ dia. and sits on a wood base. Toby also offers the spheres by themselves, and a pendant is in the works.

2016 Anglepoise Giant Collection

2016 Anglepoise Giant Collection

Anglepoise adds to its collection of 3:1 scale lamps. The updated Original 1227 Giant comes in outdoor and indoor versions, as well as a variant with brass components. The company’s Type 75 will also have an oversized model. Drops 6/2016.

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Tiny Cloud Lamp & Speaker

Tiny Cloud Lamp & Speaker

The Tiny Cloud is about 2.5 times smaller than the original Cloud lamp and doesn’t have a motion sensor or a subwoofer. But it has the same Bluetooth speaker and light-up features and costs about 1/6th the price. You can control multiple clouds as one unit.

Fluxo Smart Lamp

Fluxo Smart Lamp

This high tech pendant lamp has over 300 white and RGB LEDs inside, allowing it to not only change colors, but to focus light exactly where you want it on your walls, floor, or ceiling using its companion smartphone app.

Molt Mstick LED Lamp

Molt Mstick LED Lamp

The Mstick is a multipurpose portable LED lamp. Aside from its 16 RGB LEDs it has motion sensors and a mobile app that let you turn it into an alarm, a sound visualizer, a bicycle brake light, a light painting tool and more.

The Lampster

The Lampster

The humanoid Lampster lighting fixture has a repurposed tractor headlight fitted with two LEDs and a body made from 100% recycled HDPE. One of its LEDs is white and dimmable, while the other one is an RGB LED that can be controlled via an app.

Y Studio Camera Light

Y Studio Camera Light

Y Studio repurposed the bodies of old and broken film cameras as lamp shades for minimalist desk lamps. Reborn 001 is based on a folding camera, Reborn 003 is based on a flash lamp and Reborn 004 is based on a twin lens reflex camera.

Luminoodle

Luminoodle

The Luminoodle is a durable 5 foot long strand filled with USB-powered LEDs. It provides up 180 lumens of light and comes with a ripstop pouch that you can combine with the Luminoodle to make a lantern. It has embedded magnets and comes with zip ties.

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