Philips LivingColors

Posted on December 19, 2008 Under Gadgetry

Unless you are some kind of extreme Grinch, there has got to be just a little bit of a soft spot in your heart for holiday lights. I know, I know ... they can be tacky as hell, but there's…

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Posted on November 12, 2008 Under Design

Lighting fixtures, Legos, and inflatables have never before converged. Now, Chile's Rodrigo Alonso Schramm gives us Modulair, customizable inflated components which you assemble to create attractive hanging lights. By combining any of four modules (triangle, square pentagon and hexagon), you…

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Martyr Lamp

Posted on October 27, 2008 Under Design

With all of the hard work you put into going "green" you might consider yourself a martyr for the environment. But would you ever stick your hand in a socket if it meant consuming less energy? Probably not. Thankfully, that's…

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Remake Light

Posted on October 17, 2008 Under Design

One of the great things about traveling is getting to see some of the local design products. The instant I saw Remake Design's wall light fixtures I knew I was looking at a gem. The light blocks break apart and…

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Blightster: Self-Contained Lamp

Posted on August 22, 2008 Under Eco

We're all looking for ways to be more green. And one of those great ways is by reusing objects that we often throw away. For instance, our friend recently turned us on to reusing plastic take out containers as tupperware,…

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Nori Morimoto's Light Sculptures

Posted on June 10, 2008 Under Design

We came across Nori Morimoto's light sculptures and were floored by their beauty and simplicity. Beyond their raw aesthetic value, Nori's creation of wood sculptures from sustainable sources adds a couple extra gold stars to his name. It is nice…

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Goodnight Eileen

Posted on May 8, 2008 Under Gadgetry

On the odd occasion we find ourselves perusing our personal library via candlelight, we usually have the misfortune of spilling hot wax all over our hands (and our leatherbound books). If you face a similar situation -- or you just…

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Elliot Golden

Posted on May 7, 2008 Under Art

We love a good light show as much as anyone, but Elliot Golden has taken it to a sci-fi level. The fantastic lighting effects in the above image leave us terrified to ask what is dripping from that man's hands.…

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Droog: Now @ 2Modern

Posted on April 18, 2008 Under Design

In the past few years we've mentioned the Dutch design super-humans at Droog Design a number of times and we're absolutely delighted to have their name roll off the tip of our tongue yet again. This time around these heroes…

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Kleber Matheus: Neo Ornamental

Posted on April 17, 2008 Under Art

Just what we need right now "” someone to shed some light on the situation. Art director Kleber Matheus, whose graphic designs have found their way onto apparel from kingpin Brazilian labels Ellus and Neon, is getting props for his…

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