Creative and Unusual Lamp Designs

Creative and Unusual Lamp Designs

Collection of creative and unusual lamp designs from around the world.

Math Based Lamp

To turn it on, you have to solve a randomly generated math problem. Don’t fret, it’s set on chalkboard for the numerically challenged.

Math Based Lamp

Math Based Lamp 3

Wet Lamp

The WET Lamp is an elegant and playful series of glass lamps with an alluring water-submerged light bulb at its center. When a thin silver rod is slid into the water, the WET Lamp turns on and becomes progressively brighter as the rod is submerged.

Wet Lamp

Reading Lamp

Lamp and magazine-stand in one.

Reading Lamp

Posable Robot Lamp

Made from a salvaged broken robot action figure, sprinkler head and lamp kit. 16″ tall. All salvaged parts are washed with antibacterial cleaner.

Posable Robot Lamp

Yo-Yo Lamp

The YoYo ($317) floor lamp by Elmar Flototto has got both beautiful and smart design. Place the lamp wherever you feel like and simply roll out the exact cord length needed.

Yo-Yo Lamp

FLOTspotting Lamp

Lamp made out of drinking cups by Peter Castellucci.

FLOTspotting Lamp

Tofu Lamp

Tofu is simplicity at its best: an aluminum lightsource is all that mars its otherwise simple and clean design, made with a delicate cutting process that would make its gastronomic brethren proud.

Tofu Lamp

Martyr Lamp

Designed by UK design studio The Play Coalition, made from stainless steel, the playful lamp hangs from a plug point.

Martyr Lamp

LED Balloon Lamp

Balloon lamp is made from a regular balloon, lithium coin battery, and LEDs. The LED generates no heat, provides high intensity light, and lasts for over 100 hours on two batteries.

LED Balloon Lamp

LED Balloon Lamp 2

Tall and Tiny Lamp

Tall and Tiny are two Vinyl sticker-lamps by Alice Rosignoli. The shape of Tall remind of a large living-room lamp and the shape of Tiny of a small bedside lamp.

Tall and Tiny Lamp

Liquid Lamp

A lamp which appears to be flowing liquid.

Liquid Lamp

2D Lamp

“Lamp Chop Light” by Jeth Koh foldable lamp made form a single sheet of metal. Able to hang from a wall or stand all on its own, this lamp is sure to NOT stand-out from the rest.

2D Lamp

The Light Blubs Lamp

The Light Blubs are a series of crystal lamps, designed by Pieke Bergmans, in cooperation with Royal Crystal Leerdam.

The lamps are all unique handcrafted crystal pieces, equipped with leds by Solid Lighting Design.

The Light Blubs Lamp

Nymph Lamp

Body made of a two-part fiberglass mold- white lacquer finish. Light covers made of Corian. Legs 5/8” hollow steel tubes each curve is unique to its location- white powder coat finish.

Nymph Lamp

3poeng Lamp

Without the static foot this lamp invites you to grab it and move it where you need light the most. It can be used as a “floor stand” lamp that leans against the wall, in a corner or simply flat on the floor. Rubber at the 3 touch points prevents the lamp from falling.

3poeng Lamp 2

9 Volt Lamp

Think of it as an exact replica of a 9-Volt battery made out of high powered LED’s. All you do is plug it onto the 9-Volt battery and voila, you have a modern day version of a candle.

9 Volt Lamp

Sliced Lamp

Studio Mango created the Sliced lamp by cutting up an old fashioned table lamp and inserting more than 40 perspex plates in between the slices.

Sliced Lamp

Teddy Bear Lamp

The black fabric covered shade supplied is a reflective gold on the inside to enhance Teddy’s golden features and his plump body enables you to park him where you please without fear of him toppling over.

Teddy Bear Lamp

Also check out: Beautiful Lamps and Jellyfish Lamps

  1. Girls Games

    Oooo super lamps :) Thanks…

  2. RAND

    These are awesome!

  3. Jim Jones

    Wow, amazing lamps. Thanks for sharing.


  4. Sean

    I recently sculpted a nightlight that might fit into this category:

    Great lamps & lights! Neat post!

  5. Tom

    woah!!! amazing!!! love the Nymph Lamp!

  6. connor


  7. ntopics

    Art pieces are always fun to see and to have around the house. In addition, adding function to them is really cool.
    Thanks for sharing these great lamps with us.
    from Tony

  8. kenny

    These are awesome!

  9. Jorge

    Love the yo-yo lamp!

  10. afrodream 'n' beaded sandals

    amazing and i do love them all. keep up good work

  11. mesut demir

    my favourite lamp is Martyr Lamp and that is great..!

  12. MIchi

    Nice list.
    I like the wet lamp.

  13. Jorge

    It’s a shame that some of the links are broken….

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  15. anu

    love the liquid lamp and martyr lamp haha

  16. Design

    Damn I really like that Wet Lamp… I wonder if it will be possible for me to make same lamp for my use :) THanks for great post :)

  17. Tracy

    some of these would be perfect in my little house!

  18. Mniya

    i love Teddy Bear Lamp, Liquid Lamp, Martyr Lamp!!!

  19. Chetan Haria

    Wowoooooooooooo…. Where can I get This Lamps??????
    Fantastic Imagination

  20. izz

    cool……really cool

  21. Kavya

    Awesome cool lamps love the Martyr and the sliced lamps there cool!

  22. Alberto Halina

    Thank You so much for this amazing brain storm!!!!!
    Fantastic, looks so Real!!!!!

  23. ahmed segayer

    i love these lamps

  24. SixLight

    I love the fluffy bear

  25. Jayne

    I absolutely love the Martyr lamp. Such a cute night light. Funny and clever.

  26. propaganda

    good ideas

  27. charnchai lersbantornkul

    I like 9 Volts lamp but it wastes of energy. right?

  28. Green

    Really inspiring stuff! and such great ideas!

  29. Niyari

    I wouldn’t mind the Math one haha help me improve my math skillz, unless I need that light to see my math homework…

  30. Lolita

    Lol fire hazard, anyone? ;p

  31. John

    ballon lamp’s definately the ballon

  32. daniel

    great lamps….poor teddy!

  33. Bhavesh

    Really Nice Lamps…Wet Lamp is Awesome…and YOYO lamp is too…

  34. cristian

    cool i like the wet lamp

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