Satoshi Itasaka’s Sun Rising Lamp props a LED lamp against a black sculpture (not sure if this can also double up as a bench) to create what looks like sunrise against a mountainous landscape. The lamp is inspired by the Japanese tradition of worshipping at sunrise during the beginning of the year, and a reminder to ‘change your daily action of turning on the light into meaningful ones’. Full of zen, this lamp.
A more appropriate name for this shiny sparkling piece of illuminating design would probably be an Aviator Lamp, because that’s what this is: a light bulb surrounded by forty pairs of mirrored aviator sun glasses, which cast a kaleidoscope of shadows when the lamp is lit. This Celebrity Lamp may lack subtlety, but it makes [...]