Star Wars Inspired Lighting Concepts

Star Wars Inspired Lighting Concepts

Eyal Rosenthal is a designer that likes to explore minimalism, sophistication and a pinch of humor. For April Fool's Day this year, he created a series of light fixtures inspired by characters and elements from the Star Wars movies. In order to take it one step further, the minim...

Seefarer's Glasses Protect Your Eyes from Harmful Blue Light

Seefarer's Glasses Protect Your Eyes from Harmful Blue Light

Modern life revolves around screens. Problem is, staring at your computer and your phone all day can lead to eye strain, headaches, and poor sleep. Fix all of that with a pair of Seefarer’s glasses. Since the proprietary lens technology filters out harmful blue light, your eyes will be left rested, refreshed, and comfortable after a long day in front of the computer. No more headaches. No more restless nights. Plus, since the frames actually look good, you’ll enjoy tossing a pair on. Back them on Kickstarter now and save your eyeballs.

Anglepoise Original 1227 Giant Outdoor Lamps

Anglepoise Original 1227 Giant Outdoor Lamps

Roald Dahl had many cool artifacts in his writing hut, but the most iconic was the flexible 1930's Anglepoise desk light. In 2005, the Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre commissioned a triple scale version of the same lamp as a reference to the Big Friendly Giant Character, and...

Mission Belt: Fits Perfectly. Fights Poverty.

Mission Belt: Fits Perfectly. Fights Poverty.

We’ve never found a belt that fit exactly right. With holes every inch, they are always a bit too loose or a bit too tight. Mission Belt solved this problem, with a unique ratchet buckle that adjusts every 1/4″. That means a comfortable fit even when your weight fluctuates. There are plenty of styles to choose from but you can also go a la carte and mix and match buckles and straps. We’d be fans of Mission Belt even if that was all that was great about the product and the company, but the fact that a dollar from every Mission Belt sale goes to the “Mission” to fight global hunger and poverty is a huge plus in our book. By partnering with Kiva, Mission Belt has made over 67,000 microloans in more than 70 countries, totaling over $1.6 million in loans. Not a bad little bonus for buying a good-looking belt that will fit perfectly for years to come. And yeah… it’s the belt you saw on Shark Tank.

Electricity Sold Metal Light Switches and Dimmers

Electricity Sold Metal Light Switches and Dimmers

If you're the kind of dude who pays attention to even the smallest details to make your home look good, you're going to want these Electricity Light Switches from Buster + Punch. Each is made from solid metal with a dimmer that's diamond-cut knurled so it's welcoming to the touch...

DIY: Concrete Pendant Lamp

DIY: Concrete Pendant Lamp

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. A bag of concre...

This Cork Lets Your Empties Light Up Your Home

This Cork Lets Your Empties Light Up Your Home

We'll admit that there are some recycling days when the pile on our curb is reminiscent of a frat house's. Instead of just letting all those empty bottles go, the Rechargeable Bottle Light lets you put them to good use. The simple little cork turns your empty beer and wine bottle...

Skyscraper Candles

Skyscraper Candles

Have you ever wanted to recreate the last scene in Fight Club? (Shit. Spoiler alert.) With these candles from Jing Jing Naihan Li, you can watch the metropolis burn at your lighter's whim. The designer, who has worked in the past with the legendary Ai Weiwei, showcased these temp...

Luke Lamp Co. Beer Lamp

Luke Lamp Co. Beer Lamp

Luke, from Luke Lamp Co., has been making some rustically awesome lamps for some time. Now he's taken the age-old adage that beer makes everything better (okay, maybe it's just our adage) and created a new line of lights for your home. The Beer Lamp combines salvaged wood and oth...

BenclifDesigns Vintage Relics Lamps

BenclifDesigns Vintage Relics Lamps

We've got to hand it to Rodger Thomas and the folks over at BenclifDesigns, they're giving new life to a whole scrapyard's worth of stuff. The company takes vintage relics and turns them into crazy pieces of home lighting that are far more unique than anything you'll see out ther...

Forms in Nature Light

Forms in Nature Light

If you've been waiting for your lights to get off their ass and do more than just brighten your room, your wait is over. The Forms in Nature Light (which should soon be a Kickstarter project) will turn any room into creepy forest. Based partially on the drawings and ideas of the ...

Industrial Theme Pipe Lamps

Industrial Theme Pipe Lamps

Industrial gas pipe is the LEGO of our adult years. Unlike LEGO, you don't need thousands of pieces to make anything functional, gas pipe is a lot harder to step on and it looks a whole lot cooler. And while you could certainly spend a bunch of time and money at the hardware stor...