Lighting

04
JUL
2011

Fire Truck Lamp

Now here’s a talking point – this quirky and innovative idea comes from UK interiors stylist and creative talent Jasmine Orchard.  Check out her blog on Jasmine Orchard Styling to find out how she upcycled this toy fire truck into a funky table lamp. Image via Jasmine... Read More →
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10
JUN
2011

Planetarium: Recycled cardboard lights by Graypants

Seattle design company Graypants (as in, the trousers) make a whole host of great design products, always with local, responsible, sustainable production methods in mind. These Scraplights are made entirely from recycled cardboard boxes and come in variety of sizes and shapes.... Read More →
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06
JUN
2011

Float Light

Industrial Design student Mayang Anggraeni recently showcased a battery powered Float Light at the 2011 Pratt Student Show. The casing is made from the cap of a laundry detergent bottle and the top is a spout from a different brand of bottle. A waterproof LED tea light is... Read More →
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05
MAY
2011

Bright idea: Pendant light made from unwanted books

Lucy Norman, designer of ‘Light Reading’ has been voted one of ‘Kevin’s Green Heroes‘ by Kevin McCloud at Grand Designs Live this week.  More books are being printed every year and although many unwanted books are taken to charity shops, they mostly... Read More →
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29
APR
2011

Jam jar lights

Another wonderfully simple reuse idea. These charming jam jar lights from LampGoods are made from vintage jars – a perfect addition to the country cottage interior.  Buy them on Etsy now! Images via Etsy Read More →
17
APR
2011

Lampshade made from rulers by Rory Dobner

All you need for a bit of Back to School chic… Designer Rory Dobner has collected vintage rulers from the 1920s through to the 1970s and used them to create these fabulous lamp shades.  They’re available in three sizes and can be bought online at Roost Living. Image... Read More →
07
DEC
2010

Pendant lights made from coat hangers by Organelle Design

First, a look at Organelle Design, a small independent design studio based in New York and Vancouver. Amongst various design projects, they make organic inspired furniture and lighting such as the fabulous Hangelier light, pictured here. These form part of a series of pendant... Read More →