UCO’s Sprout is a camping lantern that delivers up to 100 lumens of light. Yet it measures only 2.5″x 2.5″x 1.9″ and weighs just 2.7oz. Its light is dimmable and can be switched to blue for daytime use. Its lanyard attaches magnetically for easy connection and removal.
The Zarathustra is a pair of handlebar-mounted bicycle LED lights. They work as turn signals, brake lights, hazard lights and standard lights. They are waterproof and easily removable for charging. Their modes are toggled via a thumb button and managed via an app.
Want to automate your lighting without replacing your existing bulbs with smart ones? Check out Orro. It’s a tiny computer in the form of a touchscreen light switch. It uses sensors to detect your presence and automatically adjust your lights, whether they’re dimmable or not.
Casper’s Glow is a light designed to help you sleep. Its warm light gradually dims in the night then slowly warms up during the day. You can control one or more lights using its app, but you can also control it with gestures. It has a built-in battery and a charging stand.
The My Cinema Lightbox not only looks like a marquee, it’s also fit for any occasion thanks to its RGB LED backlights. You can make it flash in a variety of colors or stick to one, including white. It comes in three sizes and can be powered via USB or battery.
BioLite’s SunLight is an affordable portable RGB LED lamp. It has a solar panel at the back with a clever sundial so you can easily recharge it on the go. It also has a microUSB charging port. It lasts up to 50 h per charge. The 360º kickstand makes it easy to hang.
This elegant desk lamp wonderfully marries form with function. It uses cast-iron weights in a counter-balance mechanism to make it easy to adjust the lamp’s height and length. It also uses conductive materials on the joints instead of cables to transmit power.
We already have a variety of options when it comes to mood lighting for inside the house. But if you want to light up the outside of your house as well, check out Lighting Ever’s iLux Smart Floodlights. You can control up to 50 of them at once using its app, no hub needed.
Philips’ Hue Play is an RGB LED accent light that can be used in a variety of ways. You can mount it behind a monitor and use it to enhance what’s on screen. You can also let it stand vertically or horizontally. Drops 10/2018 for $70 for a single bar, or $130 for a 2-pack.
Spanish skateboard craft shop Skate-Home makes lamps out of skateboard decks. One of the shop’s designs is inspired by the radical Mattel Hover Board from Back to the Future II. The deck can be displayed horizontally or vertically, and it has a 7W LED light source.
Retro lamp maker Anglepoise offers 3:1 lamps. But they also have something on the other end of the scale. The 90 Mini Mini is a half-scale version of the company’s iconic 1970’s lamp, the Model 90. It’s powered via USB, and is available in blue or gray.
Lighting can work wonders for enhancing the mood of your living space. This smart light strip brightens up your space with 16 million color options that you can change and adjust via an app. Bend, shape, and cut the strip to fit around your furniture or fixtures.
DIY Perks shows us how to make a beautiful, vintage-looking Bluetooth speaker and LED lamp using cheap parts and electronics. There is a bit of 3D printing and soldering involved though. If you’re up to the task, check out the video’s description for the relevant links.