The Book Of Lights is a pop-up LED lamp cleverly disguised as a linen-bound hardcover book. You open that shit up and POP!, an LED lamp. They come in traditional lampshade and Parisian streetlamp models, and run a staggering $95. Pretty expensive for some paper, a battery, and some LEDs, but it is a neat concept. Throw in a monster face with red LEDs and a prerecorded blood-curdling scream, and you've got something I'd read to the kids before bed. The little bastards.
Book Of Lights Is A Light In A Book [ohgizmo]
The Mark bookmark just won the Red Dot Award for best design concept in 2007 so it may be available soon. It's a bookmark embedded with FOLEDs (flexible organic light emitting diodes) so that you can read in the dark by setting it on your book. The brightness level can be con... / Continue →
The Interactive LED Coffee Table, designed by Because We Can and Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories, is a coffee table with LEDs that is interactive. They are motion sensitive, and light up as you pass objects over them. When they don't detect motion anymore, the blinking slowly... / Continue →
This is the Cereal Light by designer ideaka (aka Chris Haines). It looks like a glowing bowl of cereal and turns on and off with a touch of the spoon. Neat! This is just a prototype though, but Chris' website says they're going into production, so they may be available soon.... / Continue →