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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...

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Make 2016 the year you finally turn that website idea into reality. Don’t worry, you don’t need coding classes or boring textbooks. Squarespace is the website publishing platform that allows anyone to easily create beautiful websites, blogs, portfolios, and e-commerce stores without touching a line of code. Not only that, you’ll get a personal domain and free hosting with every account, apps that allow you to monitor and update your site on the go, a free professional logo, and live support, 24/7. With Cover Pages, you can even create an easy to use single page website. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can save 10% off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

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...

DSLR Paparazzi Lamp

DSLR Paparazzi Lamp

We'd gladly pay people to follow us around and act like paparazzi. Until we can start faking fame and scribbling tons of autographs, we'll settle for this sweet ass light. The DSLR Paparazzi Lamp from Monoculo Design Studio is basically a replica of a reflex camera lens with a ho...

Mary Jane Candle

Mary Jane Candle

Since inception, around ten or twenty candles have been featured on Cool Material. Generally we cover more watches than that in a month. Why? Because, quite frankly, most men don't really care about candles. Making things smell good is the job of deodorant, a little bit of cologn...

LEGO Table Lamp

LEGO Table Lamp

Even if your vehicles looked like rectangles on wheels and your feet are still scarred from not being extra careful while walking through your game room, LEGO bricks were awesome. When placed in the hands of an expert, they can even become functioning home goods. These table lamp...

Philips Hue

Philips Hue

Flicking a switch on or off will soon be a completely outdated way of lighting your home. New innovations - like Hue from Philips - will be replacing this boring method with smarter options. Hue lets you control the lighting in your pad with your iPhone or iPad by choosing the co...