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Jumpstart Your Day: 5 Interesting Light Fixtures

These pieces don't just illuminate spaces, they are instant conversation starters, too


There are different kinds of lamps in the market today. Depending on style and function, you can choose from a wide array of table, floor, and pendant lamps. 

If you would like to create a focal point at home, you may add unique light fixtures that will surely catch the attention of your guests. Here are five interesting pieces to inspire you.

Source and Photos: Diply | Main photo from: Richard Clarkson.

A Touch of Nature

Cast enchanting shadows in your bedroom with this one-of-a-kind piece by Hilden & Diaz. Dubbed as Forms in Nature, the light sculpture is a work of art that can also serve as an accent in any space. Click here to learn more.

Photo from HildenDiaz.

Cheese Grater Fixture

Old graters, a couple of bulbs, and a scrap of wood make up this piece that can be placed in the dining area or kitchen. Click here to learn more.

Photo from army.arch via Flickr.


A brainchild of Richard Clarkson, the Cloud is an Arduino-controlled, motion-triggered lighting and speaker. If you love music, you can also play your favorite tunes using the piece as you can stream songs via any Bluetooth compatible device. It can also adapt to any lighting, color, and brightness. Click here to learn more.

Photo from Richard Clarkson.

Tea Cup Hanging Lights

Old tea cups and saucers can be recycled into charming fixtures that you can add to your dining area. While you can always craft one for your space, it's always best to consult with your trusted electrician first. This hanging light fixture is part of a collection by Greg Bonasera. Click here to see more pieces.

Photo from Apartment Therapy.

Floating Flap Lamp

Here's a piece that will surely leave your guests in awe! Crafted by Constantin Wortmann, this lamp defies the laws of gravity. The shade is adjustable so you can play around with the angles and how you want to display it at home. Click here to learn more.

Photo from Buro Fur Form.

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