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.
Inventor and musician Nicolas Bras continues to expand his collection of unconventional musical instruments with a gizmo that looks like a guitar had a chunk taken out of it. Nic assembled a pair of bass guitar pickups and eight lengths of piano wire on a wooden block, resulting in a wonderfully weird and unique sound.
Unidragon enlisted the illustrators of Japan’s IC4 Design to create detailed images that challenge puzzle builders to participate in a variety of quests. Adding to the design are unique puzzle pieces cut to match the outlines of the illustrations. The first four Quezzle puzzles can be combined to form an even larger world.
The Neozoon is unlike any light we’ve seen before. Its soft silicone shade doubles as a suction cup, allowing the lamp to stick to any smooth surface. It’s just as easy to detach and move and offers stepless dimming. It runs for 6 to 12 hours per charge depending on brightness setting.
These from Peru’s D.A.R. Proyectos are made from a unique combination of gemstones, cut to form interlocking shapes. Stones include rhodonite, celestine, serpentine, and jasper, which come together to form a colorful 1.75″ cube. Since each stone is real, every puzzle is one-of-a-kind.