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Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

6:00 pm

Tesselight Paper Light Pendants

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Hand-made in Somerville, MA, Tesslelight is the work of Christine Price Hamilton who worked with a cast of fellow locals on her light project. Printed and diecut on a Heidelberg press by Repeat, Tesslelights are hand folded, sewn, and constructed in various…

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Thursday, August 4th, 2011

12:30 pm

Wide Awake Bulb

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We’ve always got our eye open for affordable design and this ‘wide awake’ bulb fits the bill. At £25 it’s within the impulse purchase range and will look nice and artsy in your house – what more could you ask…

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Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

12:30 pm

Margus Triibmann Branch City Lighting

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File this under ‘smart idea we wish we’d have thought of but not really because we wouldn’t have had the first idea of how to make it’ (an admittedly very long folder filename). These lights are adjustable, making sure that…

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Friday, April 15th, 2011

7:30 pm

Plumen Light Bulb

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We’ve covered these before – the world’s first designer low energy light bulb. Designed by Hulger and Samuel Wilkinson, the Plumen light bulbs are both ecological and pretty damn sexy. The Design Museum has them available now. More images after…

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Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

9:30 pm

French Street Lamp

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Street lamps, it’s the only place we can go, Street lamps, it’s the only life we know. We’d love to carry on this remix but the joke’s been stretched far enough already. At £350 it’s far from cheap, but it…

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Friday, March 25th, 2011

7:00 pm

Illuminated Squirrel Light

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On other weeks this would be our piece of the week. Unfortunately a light, albeit one in the shape of the squirrel, will always pale in comparison to cars and boats in the shapes of shoes. It’s a shame really.…

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Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

2:30 pm

Lighting from Monocomplex

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Curated turns us onto this: “Monocomplex, a design firm located in Seoul, Korea, has unveiled two new lighting fixtures. The first (seen above) is called “Retro TV Lighting.” The firm says, “According to digital time’s advent, analog things are being…

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Monday, February 14th, 2011

1:30 pm

Tosca Table Lamp

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Curated turns us onto this nice piece of furniture. “Created by Designwork in 2007, the Tosca Table Lamp is produced by Italian manufacturer Foscarini. With three base choices, the interchangeable scheme only amplifies the handsome nature of the basic aesthetic.…

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