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Poorprouve Lighting Fixture Takes Inspiration from Jean Prouve’s Potence Lamp

Poorprouve Lighting Fixture Takes Inspiration from Jean Prouve’s Potence Lamp

Designed by Inhabitat fave, Deger Cengiz, the Poorprouve is a simple wall light fixture inspired by Jean Prouve's classic Potence Lamp. By contrast holding to a more industrial aesthetic, as opposed to

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Shape Shifting LED Light Chandelier on Permanent Display in Moscow Shopping Center

Shape Shifting LED Light Chandelier on Permanent Display in Moscow Shopping Center

The “chandelier” is actually made up of 49 two meter LED lights swaying together in formation. Hanging like a pendant in the center of the six storey atrium,  the kinetic lights are roughly arranged

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Young & Battaglia’s Quirky Clothespin Lamp is All Pinned Up

Young & Battaglia’s Quirky Clothespin Lamp is All Pinned Up

This eclectic clothespin lamp designed by Young & Battaglia caught our eye last week at ICFF during New York Design Week. Dubbed “Peggy Sue”, the lamp features a base made of hand-turned

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LAST CHANCE to Enter The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

LAST CHANCE to Enter The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

TODAY is the last day to enter the Bright Ideas Competition! Registration for the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition closes at MIDNIGHT TONIGHT Sunday, May 22nd - which makes this your last chance

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The Best Green Designs from Model Citizens 2011

The Best Green Designs from Model Citizens 2011

Esin Arsan showcased a clever set of coffee mugs that serve up a reminder about the world's vanishing endangered species with every cup of joe. Each animal's imprint is rendered in an unglazed section

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The Best Green Lighting from New York Design Week 2011!

The Best Green Lighting from New York Design Week 2011!

Designed by Aqua Creations, each 96 Molecules lamp is crafted by folding a single sheet of paper without any other manipulations. The process emphasizes craftsmanship and creates a unique product that is

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David Trubridge’s Flat Pack Lamps Unfold Into Illuminating Masterpieces

David Trubridge’s Flat Pack Lamps Unfold Into Illuminating Masterpieces

The Seed System was designed by David Trubridge as a flat-pack design that unfolds into a set of hanging lamps that range in size from one to eight feet high. The lamp is based upon the design concept of

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Hulger’s Beautiful Plumen CFL Bulbs Will Hit US Store Shelves This June!

Hulger’s Beautiful Plumen CFL Bulbs Will Hit US Store Shelves This June!

Taking the name from plume, Plumen is showing off its own uniquely beautiful designs that also happen to use 80 percent less energy than traditional incandescent light bulbs. What makes this company

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WIN $1000 in The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition

WIN $1000 in The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition

Heads up industrial designers, lighting luminaries, and creative crafters - enter your design in competition and you could win $1000! Do you have an idea for a engaging energy-efficient lamp that

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Perhacs Studio Unveils Brilliant Flat Pack Pendant Lamps During NY Design Week

Perhacs Studio Unveils Brilliant Flat Pack Pendant Lamps During NY Design Week

Perhacs Studio's new pendant lamp prototypes can be mixed and matched with each other to create a remarkable array of shades. The exterior of each lamp maintains a cardboard aesthetic, while the inside

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Ross Menuez’s Icosa Lamp Gives Recyclable Felt a Crystalline Form

Ross Menuez’s Icosa Lamp Gives Recyclable Felt a Crystalline Form

While walking the halls of ICFF 2011 we couldn't help but be captivated by Ross Menuez' delicate felt Icosa Lamp, which was showcased by Areaware. Breathing new life into a material generally associated

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Elegant Silk ‘Gail’ Lamps Cast an Atmospheric Glow at ICFF

Elegant Silk ‘Gail’ Lamps Cast an Atmospheric Glow at ICFF

Aqua Creation’s mesmerizing silk lamps really blew us away at this year’s New York Design Week. Their “Gail” collection is a series of beautiful suspended mobiles made using hand-dyed

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Philips Announces the World’s First LED Replacement for the 75-Watt Bulb

Philips Announces the World’s First LED Replacement for the 75-Watt Bulb

Tomorrow Philips will unveil the world's first LED replacement for the 75-watt incandescent light bulb during the LIGHTFAIR International trade show. The new Philips EnduraLED A21 17-watt light bulb is

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Google Unveils Brilliant Android-Controlled LED Light Bulb

Google Unveils Brilliant Android-Controlled LED Light Bulb

Today Google flipped the switch on a remarkable new LED bulb that can be controlled by any Android device using the company's new open-source wireless networking protocol. The search giant worked with

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Sweet and Soft Leaf Lamp Emits a Warm and Inviting LED Glow

Sweet and Soft Leaf Lamp Emits a Warm and Inviting LED Glow

Inspired by the lush green trees dotting the Swedish landscape, Peter Schumacher's Leaf Lamp is a darling design sure to add a bit of charm to any interior space. The lamp features branches and a tree

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IKEA’s New Solar-Powered Solvinden Lamp is Perfect For Summer Backyard Parties

IKEA’s New Solar-Powered Solvinden Lamp is Perfect For Summer Backyard Parties

IKEA has continued to wow us with their solar powered lighting options, and their new “Solvinden” lamps are no exception. Available in black, turquoise, white and lime green, the adorable tabletop

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Alessilux Lamps Designer LEDs Will Seduce You Into Saving Energy

Alessilux Lamps Designer LEDs Will Seduce You Into Saving Energy

LEDs are coming for us in a big way and they are soon to be a fixture in all of our homes. Recently, the designers of Alessi teamed up with Foreverlamp to produce a entire series of designer LEDs that

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Modern LED Lamps Work in Synch With Cycles of the Sun and Moon

Modern LED Lamps Work in Synch With Cycles of the Sun and Moon

Designed for the morning person and the night, Philip Bogaerts' modern lamps are a simple lighting duo that manages to connect its users to the natural rhythms of the sun and the moon. Aptly dubbed the

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Bubble Chandelier is an Effervescent Light Fixture Made from Recycled Soda Bottles

Bubble Chandelier is an Effervescent Light Fixture Made from Recycled Soda Bottles

The Bubble Chandelier is an effervescent eco-friendly light constructed out of 2 liter soda bottles. Designed by Shaun Kasperbauer, the fixture is named for the shadows it casts which mimic the shape of

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Foster + Partners Unveil Elegant LED FLO Lamp at Milan Furniture Fair

Foster + Partners Unveil Elegant LED FLO Lamp at Milan Furniture Fair

Today Inhabitat favorite Foster + Partners announced their bold move in the lighting realm with their eco-friendly and elegant FLO lamps. Debuting at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, the new reading lamps

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Oar-Inspired Paddle Lamp Offers a Boatload of Green Light

Oar-Inspired Paddle Lamp Offers a Boatload of Green Light

Scoop up some energy efficient light with Benjamin Hubert's Paddle task light. Inspired by a canoe oar the Paddle is part of a collection of adjustable and dimmable LED task lights designed for Italian

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Loom Pendant Lamps Woven From Recycled Polyester Bedding

Loom Pendant Lamps Woven From Recycled Polyester Bedding

These smoothly sculpted Loom pendant lamps are made from a new woven organic polyester material developed by Benjamin Hubert for Swedish manufacturer Zero. The polyester was originally sourced from the

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Brilliant Salt Crystal Lamp is Grown in a Bucket

Brilliant Salt Crystal Lamp is Grown in a Bucket

Swedish designers Apokalyps Labotek mixed chemistry with innovation to create a crystalline lamp made almost entirely from salt. The brilliant lighting fixture emulates the glimmering look of a glass

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Hulger’s Stunning Sculptural Plumen Bulb Wins the 2011 Brit Insurance Product Award

Hulger’s Stunning Sculptural Plumen Bulb Wins the 2011 Brit Insurance Product Award

Lose the lampshade, because with these beautiful new CFL bulbs from Hulger, you’ll be much less inclined to hide your love for low-energy lighting. Though we've been talking about the fantastic Plumen

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Modern WAT LED Lamp Powered By Life Giving Water

Modern WAT LED Lamp Powered By Life Giving Water

Don't let a lack of outlets spoil your perfectly planned lighting intentions. Here's one lamp from designer Manon Leblanc that harnesses the power of water to provide for lovely interior lighting -

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Spain Shines Bright With Elegant Eco Lighting Options

Spain Shines Bright With Elegant Eco Lighting Options

Living in country that constantly basks in the beautiful sun, it comes as no surprise that Spain's lighting designers know a thing or two about inspiring light. From lighting systems reminiscent of

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