Theron of IDIDTHAT.com isn't letting old rotary phones go to waste. This Bay Area artist is repurposing them into cool lamps ($167+) whose headset is hovering in mid-air as its light source. The cord is flexible and can be repositioned as you like. Neat! They write: In the early 1970s herds of rotary phones spanned […]
Indian design studio Sylvn Studio creates cardboard lamps that are as economical and eco-friendly as they are beautiful.
YouTuber craftsman Paul Jackman fashioned his own "major award" a la A Christmas Story, a "manly" leg lamp based on his own leg's measurements. It's really quite impressive. He writes: This leg is an exact full scale model of my own leg. The leg and base are made from maple butcher block scraps from previous […]
Hitting the base of a large piece of inexpensive crystal with some LED lights gives a remarkable and lovely effect in this howto video by DIYPerks.
If you're a fan of both logs and lights, perhaps a log light would brighten your life. Owen Duggan crafts these beauties in western France.
Here's an inexpensive little project that's pretty easy and looks cool: LED-filled glass lights with concrete bases. Glen at DIY Creators takes you through the process.
Sebastian Wac designed and made this fantastic 3D-printed "Nuke Lamp." He posted the parts and plans for free at MyMiniFactory, or you can purchase one pre-made directly from him. (via @pickover)
Glen Lewis-Steel's "Lee Light" is an excellent illuminated optical illusion.
Sandman "up cycled" a vinyl record and camera tripod into a neat studio lamp! (via Laughing Squid)
Etsy seller ZALcreations makes crazy-wonderful lamps. My favorites are the ones that run their wiring through plumber's pipes and use faucets as on/off switches, but then there's the skateboard vanity light. Woah.