THE BEST Lights

Phive LK-1 Architect Lamp

Phive LK-1 Architect Lamp

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.

Nebula LED Light Bulb

Nebula LED Light Bulb

This unique LED light bulb eliminates the need for expensive lighting fixtures. Instead, it’s got an integrated lampshade that distributes a bright, warm area light from its sides. It fits into standard E26 bulb sockets, so you can just pick up a cheap hanging pendant and you’re all set for under 25 bucks.

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Milwaukee Rover Flood Light

Milwaukee Rover Flood Light

Milwaukee Tools‘ portable, rechargeable light uses ten LEDs to provide a smooth and bright light for your projects. It has 100, 250, and 550 lumen modes, and can pivot 210º to direct light where you need it. It’s got a built in carabiner clip for carrying, and a magnetic base for attaching to car hoods and other metal surfaces.

DIY LED Video Wall 2.0

DIY LED Video Wall 2.0

Bitluni’s Lab follows up his sweet LED video wall with a much bigger and more spectacular version. This time, the light grid is made up of 1200 RGB LEDs, set into a punched sheet of aluminum, each capped with a ping pong ball to diffuse the light. This one can also stream live video.

Making a Full LED Ceiling

Making a Full LED Ceiling

Inspired in part by a scene in The Dark Knight, maker Coltography decided he wanted a fully-illuminated drop-tile ceiling. While he could have gone with old school fluorescent tubes, he built his system using lots of LED light strips. Those touch-based wall controls he made are really slick.

The Bulb Factory

The Bulb Factory

London’s William & Watson Ltd makes light bulbs the old-fashioned way, hand-placing and wrapping hair-thin filaments into molten glass, and using vintage machinery to assemble and test each bulb. The company makes both vintage style and modern LED filament bulbs.

Bright Eyes Helios Bike Headlight

Bright Eyes Helios Bike Headlight

Never worry about nighttime visibility on your bike again. Bright Eyes‘ headlight cranks out 1600 lumens on its high setting. Thanks to an external battery pack, it can run from 4 to 16 hours depending on brightness level. It fits all bike handlebars, and comes with a diffuser lens and a free LED taillight.

STKR Mobile Task Light

STKR Mobile Task Light

Featuring a similar design to their excellent TRiLIGHT ceiling light, STKR Concepts’ Mobile Task Light is a super-bright, 1200-lumen rechargeable LED light which offers a 180º pivoting head, as well as flood and focus lens modes. It’s rechargeable, has multiple hanging locations, and a standard tripod mount.

Light-N-Carry LED Work Lights

Light-N-Carry LED Work Lights

Clore Automotive’s handy work light features COB technology, which ensures a bright and smooth field of illumination. It has a magnetic base with a 180º pivot, and can attach inside of car hoods, stand on its own, or work handheld. Available in 200, 300, 500, and 800 lumen versions, each with a 60 lumen spotlight in front.

Kong LED Table Lamp

Kong LED Table Lamp

This modern tabletop lamp features a tilted acrylic shade which hangs from the side rather than the center of its structure. It uses LEDs to provide a diffuse lighting effect, and offers five brightness and five color temperature settings. Its metal and glass base doubles as a Qi wireless charger for your smartphone.

Jingoo Birdcage Speaker Light

Jingoo Birdcage Speaker Light

Daqi Concept’s cleverly designed functional home decor looks like a birdcage, but instead of housing one of our avian friends, it’s plays home to a porcelain bird-shaped light and a Bluetooth speaker. It has a 5-watt amplifier, ambient LED lighting, and runs for 15 hours per charge. Available in other finishes a The Apollo Box.

NiteIze Radiant Micro Lantern

NiteIze Radiant Micro Lantern

NiteIze’s tiny, hangable lantern is perfect for camping or whenever you need a portable, directional light. It has a built in clip, and its head can swivel to adjust its angle. In addition to white light, it offers red, green, blue, and color-changing “Disc-O” modes. Runs for up to 10 hours per charge.

Illumiknobi Door Knob

Illumiknobi Door Knob

Fumbling around in the dark for door knobs is no fun. Pin & Tumbler’s clever knob design automatically illuminates as you approach, casting a cool geometric pattern on your door, and helping to light your way. Designed for indoor use only, it runs for up to a year on a single coin-cell battery.

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LED Cube FT

LED Cube FT

The dancers of Pyroterra Fire & Light show off one of their coolest props. The LED Cube FT is a large, but lightweight cube packed with 1368 RGB LEDs designed for stage performances. The collapsible cubes have a programmable chip on board for storing sequences and can be controlled remotely from up to 200 meters away.

Infinite Portal Sculptures

Infinite Portal Sculptures

British/American artist Anthony James creates amazing sculptures which use a series of LED lights and mirrored glass panels to create an illusion of infinite depth inside of 3D polygonal structures. This GIF really captures the illusion well.

Airplanes from Drones

Airplanes from Drones

During the opening ceremony for China’s 2019 Nanchang Flight Convention, a veritable army of 800 illuminated drones took to the sky, arranging themselves to conjure images of a propeller plane, a jumbo jet, and a fighter jet, among other images to kick off the air show.

LEDLenser MH11 Headlamp

LEDLenser MH11 Headlamp

LEDLenser’s premium headlamp offers a number of useful functions, including three brightness modes, blink, S.O.S., strobe, and a 1000 lumen boost mode, as well as red, blue, and green lights. It pairs with a smartphone app for remote control, and its mount pivots up and down, and allows for the lamp to be separated for versatility.

Orb Bike Light Bottle

Orb Bike Light Bottle

Improve your bicycle’s nighttime safety and visibility without installing extra equipment. Simply place this water bottle into your bottle cage, and you’ll get a bright source of light. It runs for up to 8 hours in constant mode, and 16 hours in flash mode. Of course, it still holds drinks too.

Resin Light Sculptures

Resin Light Sculptures

Rachel Calder makes these striking tabletop accent lights by embedding delicate strands of LED lights on copper wire along with organic objects in a block of resin. Each one is a unique, handmade piece of art. She also makes a more playful design using a jumbo LEGO minifigure casting.

Deal: Original Illumibowl

There’s nothing worse than stumbling to the bathroom in the middle of the night, only to find that you’ve peed all over the seat and the floor. Actually, there is one worse thing – your wife or girlfriend finding out. IllumiBowl fixes that problem once and for all. Save 26% in The Awesomer Shop.

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Ghostbusters Holiday Light Show

Ghostbusters Holiday Light Show

Each year, Tom BetGeorge of Magical Light Shows tricks out the front of his Tracy, California house with tons of lights to celebrate Halloween, continually stepping up the show to outdo himself. For 2019, we get Ray Parker Jr’s Ghostbusters theme, accompanied by a brilliant array of color, and singing pumpkin animations.

Philips Hue Filament Bulbs

Philips Hue Filament Bulbs

Philips continues to expand their Hue smartbulb line with a series of bulbs that look like vintage Edison-style filament lights. There are numerous LED bulbs with this look these days, but only these ones can be remotely controlled via the Hue app. Available in A19, ST19, and G25 styles.

Stanley 5000LM LED Worklight

Stanley 5000LM LED Worklight

You’ll never work in the dark with this supremely bright LED light from Stanley. Its three heads combine to crank out 5000 lumens, or can be dimmed to 50%. The main light can be angled up or down, while the side units can rotate as well. It also packs a USB port and a 120VAC outlet on front, and it’s safe for damp locations.

LuminAID Halloween Edition

LuminAID Halloween Edition

LuminAID’s useful solar powered lantern gets transformed into a portable Jack-o-lantern. This 4.75″ inflatable cube runs on sunshine, and can light up in one of nine colors to add a festive touch to your Halloween festivities. It includes a variety of stickers for your kids to decorate with.

Mini LED USB Ambient Light

Mini LED USB Ambient Light

Add a splash of color any place you have a spare USB port – these tiny RGB LED lights are perfect for ambient light by your computer or even in your car. They offer an auto on/off photosensor, 8 different color settings, color-cycling, and a gradient “breathing” effect mode.

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