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The LIGHT_NESS Flat-Pack Light Lets Users Design Their Own Lamp

The LIGHT_NESS Flat-Pack Light Lets Users Design Their Own Lamp

Uxus ' flat-pack Light_NESS lamp was inspired by their “Not So Fragile” collection, a line which focused on re-purposing as a core design principle. UXUS developed a lighting concept where user and

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The Nail Cloud Lamp is a Cumulus of Sharp Nails Suspended by a Magnetic Field

The Nail Cloud Lamp is a Cumulus of Sharp Nails Suspended by a Magnetic Field

Made from hundreds of standard metal nails, the Nail Cloud is a customizable lamp that will make a sharp addition to any interior space. Handmade by product designer Ilias Ernst, the lamp is held

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Landscape Forms’ LEO Brings LED Technology to Outdoor Lighting

Landscape Forms’ LEO Brings LED Technology to Outdoor Lighting

Landscape Forms just announced the LEO - a versatile, low-energy, outdoor lighting solution. The LEO features a generous domed canopy light and it can be fixed as a pedestrian or streetscape lamp with

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GE to Illuminate the National Christmas Tree With Amazing LED Lights Today!

GE to Illuminate the National Christmas Tree With Amazing LED Lights Today!

Today marks the date of the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in Washington, DC - and we're looking forward to a stunning unveil complete with sparkling strings of energy-efficient LED lights.

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Alemagou Restaurant in Mykonos Takes Inspiration from Traditional Cycladic Architecture

Alemagou Restaurant in Mykonos Takes Inspiration from Traditional Cycladic Architecture

Set on an idyllic beach on Mykonos island in Greece, the Alemagou Bar and Restaurant was designed to sit in harmony with its natural site, rather than exist in discord. Designed by Studio-K, the seaside

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David Markus’s Clever LED Hybrid Light Uses a Parabolic Lens to Amplify Sunlight

David Markus’s Clever LED Hybrid Light Uses a Parabolic Lens to Amplify Sunlight

This hybrid lighting design by David Markus utilizes two methods of power. During the day, light is brought into the room through a parabolic lens on the roof. At night, the lamp provides light from a set

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Meshmatics Combines Chicken Wire and Bamboo Paper into Brilliant Soft Lights

Meshmatics Combines Chicken Wire and Bamboo Paper into Brilliant Soft Lights

Rick Tegelaar's main inspiration for design is to discover new possibilities for existing materials. Based in Amsterdam, Tegelaar developed a unique machine to create weird and wonderful shapes for his

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Samsung Unveils New Line of Energy-Efficient LED Light Bulbs

Samsung Unveils New Line of Energy-Efficient LED Light Bulbs

Samsung just threw their hat into the growing LED market by launching a new line of bulbs that can suit practically any lighting need. The line features 7 energy-sipping bulbs that should fit practically

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Archaeolink Prehistory Park in Scotland Hides Beneath a Lush Green Mound

Archaeolink Prehistory Park in Scotland Hides Beneath a Lush Green Mound

Rising like a hill, the land is actually "folded" over to form a sunken courtyard and entrances. The structure also features a double glazed facade providing lots of natural light to brighten the

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London’s Kew Gardens Herbarium Uses Underground Cooling and Hot Air to Protect Its Contents

London’s Kew Gardens Herbarium Uses Underground Cooling and Hot Air to Protect Its Contents

Completed in 2009, the Herbarium's new glass and timber wing creates a fantastic contrast with the original red-bricked building, connected to its side. Edward Cullinan Architects worked closely with the

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Maisongomme: A Funky Garden Office and Shed Made from Recycled Car Tires

Maisongomme: A Funky Garden Office and Shed Made from Recycled Car Tires

Maisongomme measures 10x26 ft and features long, vertical windows recovered from a shop that went bust. The windows infuse the space with plenty of light and they allow for fresh air to permeate the

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LuminAID: A Solar-Rechargeable Flat-Pack Emergency Lantern

LuminAID: A Solar-Rechargeable Flat-Pack Emergency Lantern

In the event of a natural disaster it's not unlikely that the power would go out. While in some areas energy can quickly be restored, in others, the long wait in the dark can become uncomfortable. Enter

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London’s Energy-Efficient Jodrell Laboratory Houses the World’s Largest Fungi Collection

London’s Energy-Efficient Jodrell Laboratory Houses the World’s Largest Fungi Collection

The Jodrell Laboratory extension, dubbed 'The Wolfson Wing', achieved a BREEAM 'Excellent' mark and was designed to be energy-efficient and sustainable in many aspects. Among the most distinctive

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Ryan Frank’s A(dd)Y(our)O(wn) Lamps Encourage Re-Use

Ryan Frank’s A(dd)Y(our)O(wn) Lamps Encourage Re-Use

Ryan Frank has just launched a new line of contemporary, upcycled interior pieces at Barcelona Design Week. The A(dd)Y(our)O(wn) lighting range gives everyone the chance to be part designer and part

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Marcial Ahsayane’s Mutli-Tasking Table Lamp Bends to Bring You Light

Marcial Ahsayane’s Mutli-Tasking Table Lamp Bends to Bring You Light

Oteo is a table lamp designed by Marcial Ahsayane. It incorporates a light diffuser made in pressed glass, and the structure is fully covered by a steel spring which provides a metallic and dynamic

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Meghan Finkel Creates Spindly Sustainable Lamps from Fallen Tree Branches

Meghan Finkel Creates Spindly Sustainable Lamps from Fallen Tree Branches

These oddly shaped, spindly lamps look like they're about to crawl away, but don't get spooked - they'll stay in place. Designer Meghan Finkel's handmade lamps are crafted from fallen branches found along

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Living Babylone Lamp Suffuses Your Space With Light and Fresh Air

Living Babylone Lamp Suffuses Your Space With Light and Fresh Air

If drab lighting and uninspiring interiors have been getting you down, then you'll love this beautiful piece of decor from designer Alexis Tricoire of Greenworks. Dubbed the Babylone, this spectacular

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Estres Studio’s Elegant Beo Lamp is Made From Renewable Materials Without Glue or Screws

Estres Studio’s Elegant Beo Lamp is Made From Renewable Materials Without Glue or Screws

Spain-based Estres Studio's Beo Lamp is a hanging pendant light made from various natural materials that are nested together without using screws or glue. The elegant pendant lamp is a 2.7-inch high disc

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Beautiful Brazilian Beach House Made from Sustainable Wood, Stone and Recycled Tetra Pak Cartons

Beautiful Brazilian Beach House Made from Sustainable Wood, Stone and Recycled Tetra Pak Cartons

Located within an area where the root vegetable tapioca crops grow, the house was constructed using 12-foot modules and simple, locally available, green and long lasting materials. In order to enjoy the

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Green-roofed Public Restroom Facility in Argentina Offers Amazing River Views

Green-roofed Public Restroom Facility in Argentina Offers Amazing River Views

Seeking to provide a sustainable public building without interfering with the park´s everyday activities, the architects had to consider many things at once. The site is located within a public park

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ZMIK’s Kroon LED Pendant Lamp Will Mesmerize Any Modernist

ZMIK’s Kroon LED Pendant Lamp Will Mesmerize Any Modernist

Forget about those old-fashioned crystal chandeliers - give your home a sophisticated, contemporary edge with one of ZMIK's beautiful pendant lamps. Dubbed the Kroon, the lamp is made from LED lighting

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The LED Power Outage Lighting System Provides Energy-Efficient Backup Illumination for Your Home

The LED Power Outage Lighting System Provides Energy-Efficient Backup Illumination for Your Home

Electricity blackouts in the United States have skyrocketed over the past two decades, making it all the more important for homeowners to have backup systems in place in case their power goes out. With

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Brett Coelho Recycles Old Street Signs Into Colorful Pendant Lamps

Brett Coelho Recycles Old Street Signs Into Colorful Pendant Lamps

Artist Brett Coelho has transformed common street signs into a series of clever "Speed" pendant lamps. Bold, bright and colorful, his dazzling recycled light fixtures are classic pieces with an urban

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The Danish Design Centre Takes Us on a Journey Though Denmark’s Sustainable Design Movement

The Danish Design Centre Takes Us on a Journey Though Denmark’s Sustainable Design Movement

‘PH5’ lamp (1958) by Poul Henningsen is an absolute classic. Beautiful and functional, it was originally made from glass, but is now made from recyclable aluminum and designed for a democratic and

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Natalie Sampson’s Spiky Lamp is Made from Over 320 Wire Whisks

Natalie Sampson’s Spiky Lamp is Made from Over 320 Wire Whisks

Student designer Natalie Sampson recently sent us this photo of her repurposed Wire Whisk Lamp and we couldn't be more impressed! "My direction in design is repurposing everyday readymade objects into

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Artful Renovation Turns San Francisco’s Historic Pier 24 Into Enormous Photography Gallery

Artful Renovation Turns San Francisco’s Historic Pier 24 Into Enormous Photography Gallery

The building is designated in the National Register, so its renovation had to preserve the site's historic architectural integrity. Envelope a+d responded to this challenge with a design that embraces the

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RE-wine: A Wine Carrying Case That Transforms Into a Light Fixture or Even a Wall

RE-wine: A Wine Carrying Case That Transforms Into a Light Fixture or Even a Wall

RE-wine is a modular, multi-purpose wine carrying case by Taiwanese company Miniwiz, the design team behind such recycled PET products as the EcoArk and Polli-Brick. But that's not all RE-wine does. While

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Ecopink Unveils Gorgeous Green Designs for Women at the London Design Festival

Ecopink Unveils Gorgeous Green Designs for Women at the London Design Festival

Designs ranged from foot massaging floor mats to innovative takes on everyday accessories, like a line of brightly colored glowing handbags. By recycling colorful plastic containers, Micio Vinicio creates

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Designersblock Hits the London Design Festival With Fantastic Eco-Designs in Unexpected Forms

Designersblock Hits the London Design Festival With Fantastic Eco-Designs in Unexpected Forms

Maria Volokhova’s customized ceramic set certainly caught our eye. Her works consist of  updating unloved ceramic pieces by hand-printing new designs on their original motifs. The result is a jumbled,

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Our Favorite Green Designs from Tent London at the London Design Festival

Our Favorite Green Designs from Tent London at the London Design Festival

Seen in the image above, the Origami Hunter heads by Si Studio are striking animal shaped paper lamps that are worlds apart from the real head mounts you may find on people's walls. These bright origami

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