Whimsical Lighting Collection by Ingo Maurer

German lighting prodigy Ingo Maurer is often called “a poet of light”. Able to infuse a simple object like a light bulb for example with a poetic exploration of a conceptual theme, German lighting prodigy Ingo Maurer’s work bridges art and function. His fascinating light sculptures capture the imagination and are uniquely different. Ingo Maurer is fascinated by what he calls the “magical and mystical” properties of light. Ingo Maurer constructs luminous atmospheres that play with traditional concepts of color, brightness, and shadow.

Creative Insight Lamp by Solovyovdesign

Belarusian industrial design duo Igor and Maria Soloyov, better known as Solovyovdesign, created a fluorescent bulb called “insight lamp” that plays a joke on the classic good idea light bulb joke. Not much bigger than a standart bulb this one looks much more interesting. This creative bulb will force to change all bulbs in your home.

Limited Edition XX Light Bulbs

Artist KAWS has recently collaborated with The Standard Hotel in creating a limited edition (1,000 sets) of an enhanced version of the light bulb. The artist wanted to create something basic that could be found in every hotel room and with that in mind, he redesigned the light bulb with a very artistic touch. It greatly advances Thomas Alva Edison’s improvements for a more selective 21st century aesthetic. The KAWS set of light bulbs comes in the following colors, Red, Purple and Green along with KAWS signature XX. The set is availiable online for $65 and will also be available inside the Standard Hotels in Hollywood, Los Angeles Downtown, New York and Miami.

2-in-1 – Lamp and Kettle by Estelle Sauvage

Today we’ll show you lamp with very unusual design created by Estelle Sauvage. This lamp can be used as a kettle to heat water for a cup of tea with the help of small light bulb. Light bulb on a wooden base can heat water up to 90°C. At the same time the glass jug has a recess to house the bulb close to but separate from the water. Simple and creative idea. But how long should we wait for cup of tea?

Light Bulb USB Memory

Some USB memory are blinking while reading data, but what is their tiny weak lights compared to the radiance of an entire light bulb? Light Bulb USB Memory with 2 GB looking like a light bulb, and it glows while writing and reading information. The device is capable of transmitting data at speeds of 480 Mbps, compatible with all operation systems and is available in orange, blue and green colors. This is a great example how to combine useful and some kind of funny stuff.