Tag Archives: light

USB Tube Speaker Glows Bright at Night

Brando, maker of all things cheap and USB, has graced us with yet-another beautiful USB-powered gadget. This time around, it’s an acrylic tube speaker with blue LEDs glowing inside it. Plug in your iPod/PC and get the tunes going while you play Crysis for hours on end. At $22, you’re not going to find anything better that’s in the same ...

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Is It a Candle or a Lamp? Make Up Your Fuckin’ Mind

Designer Adrien Rovero got confused when coming up with the Candlelight electric light. Half romantic candlelight dinner, half-end-table study lamp. You’ll either impress your date for the evening or confuse her. It’s a simple decision: light the candle or flick the switch? Or you could even light ’em both up simultaneously. After dropping $150 on this dual light source, you’ll ...

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Cassette Tape Lamp Won’t Overdub

Broke? Need a lamp? Stuck in 1988? Grab those B-52s cassette tapes you left in your parent’s attic and some glue baby, ’cause we’re makin’ a lamp! The team at Transparent House glued a bunch of tapes together and shoved a light bulb in there, creating a unique-looking lamp that also sends out a fractal pattern on the walls around ...

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Optical Tone Room Is A Trip

Japanese artist Mutoh Tsutomu has created the raver’s wet dream room. The Optical Tone installation is a combination of art, technology and science. Clad with LED light spectrums in conjunction with sensors that interact with inhabitants of the room, Tsutomu uses a special algorithm to display RGB colors. This interactively examines the problems in human perception and the recognition of ...

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Artificial Scenic Window Belongs in a Casino

Sky Factory’s new programmable “SkyCeilings” is just what introverts need to raise their Sims “room” stat. In an effort to make surroundings either at home or at the work place aesthetically pleasing, Sky Factory’s ceiling creates an illusion of nature by introducing changes of light and color; all in real-time as if it actually were to simulate the local rising ...

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KISS Plasma Light Sculpted Head Is Worth a Deuce

Get up And get your old lamp outta here Pick up this KISS Sculpted Head this year And baby Do the things it says to do Baby, if you’re feeling good And baby if you’re feeling nice You know you need this sculpted head It’s worth a deuce or $59.98 Honey Don’t put your old lamp behind its years And ...

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Light Rain Makes Little Sense

We’ve seen interactive projection walls before but none as artsy fartsy as Wowlab’s. A camera identifies the contours of a human body standing in front of a wall. The projection will then interact with the persons via rain drops splashing in reaction to shadow, water puddles are created, and in the water even constellations may appear. Now if only I ...

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Trick Out Your Homer Simpson Clock

It’s no mystery that Homer Simpson is a portrait of manliness worldwide. That’s why Tony Sambuchi has taken it upon himself to turn this store-bought talking Homer Simpson clock into something more. After stripping the clock of its innards, Sambuchi manages to get the clock to play Homer’s voice through his sound system every hour and he turns the clock ...

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Build A Robot For $50

If cheap thrills and teenage kicks are right up your alley, you may be interested in this tutorial that shows you how to build a robot for $50. The kind of robot you can get for a measly $50 is actually pretty cool. It will stay inside a patch of sun and move around randomly until it’s brought out of ...

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Huge Ceiling Clock

This ceiling clock may be massive but it does bare quite a resemblance to your night-stand companion. Doubling as both a timepiece and a functional light source, you’ll stand in amazement watching time fly by. I wonder if there’s an annoying alarm to go with it… Link (via)

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