22 Cool & Weird Lamps

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Looking for a cool lamp for your living room, bedroom, or even man cave? We’ve combed the internet to find some of the coolest, and sometimes weird, lamps on the market.

1. Colorlife Jellyfish Tank Table Lamp

Electric Jellyfish Tank Table Lamp with Color Changing Light Gift for Kids Men Women Home Deco for...
  • Electric Jellyfish Tanks are latest fashion in ornamental tanks for modern décor and relaxation. The jellyfish are realistic...
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The Colorlife Jellyfish Tank Table Lamp is a realistic, modern, ornamental tank that features color changing LED lights. It stands out from other products, because of its realistic and natural design that fits with modern decor.

A lot of reviewers mentioned that the jellyfish is realistic compared to other products. It gives the reviewers a really good sense of relief and satisfaction.

Some of the reviewers commented on the setup time of the lamp. It takes a pretty good amount of time, but it was worth it in the end.

The lamp weighs about 1 pound, which is slightly lighter compared to other lamps. The height is 12 inches and the width is 4.5 inches, it’s size doesn’t make it bulky for a table lamp.

If you’re looking for a relaxing sea-themed lamp, then this is the best option for you. A lamp that you and your family can enjoy.

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2. Makion Spiral LED Table Lamp

Makion Spiral LED Table Lamp, Curved LED Desk Lamp, Contemporary Minimalist Lighting Design, Warm...
  • UNIQUE DECORATION: Standing nearly 17.7 inches tall and 5 inches in diameter, it is not only a lamp but also a living...
  • WARM & VERY BRIGHT: The Spiral Table Lamp has a color temperature of a color temperature of 6000K and 3800LM, best choice for...
  • ENERGY-SAVING: 24-watt built-in high quality LED fixture, this modern shape lamp will save on your electric bill. Low energy...
  • 3 DIFFERENT LIGHT COLORS: The lamp can switch the light color between pure white, warm yellow, warm white, simply click the...
  • WARRANTY: All Makion table lamps include 12-month Worry-Free warranty. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your...

The Makion Spiral LED Table Lamp is a uniquely designed lamp that satisfies casual, contemporary, or meditative designed rooms. The lamp has three different color settings such as pure white, warm yellow, warm white.

Reviewers adored the miniature size of the lamp. It stands out on offices, night stands, and bedrooms.

Some reviewers mentioned that the lamp heats up quickly. They also mentioned that the light settings can’t be easily selected and there are no dim settings available, but overall they were satisfied with the product.

The product uses a 24-watt built-in high quality LED fixture, which saves energy. It stands 17.7 inches tall and 5 inches in diameter, which compliments most nightstands.

To sum it all up, this lamp provides a unique design to any type of room.

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3. HAITRAL Swing Arm Desk Lamp

HAITRAL Swing Arm Desk Lamp - Modern Creative Table Lamp Natural Wood Bedside Nightstand Lamp for...
  • 【PERFECT SIZE】 The size of this table lamp is 18.8”(H) x 10.4”(D), lampshade size is 7”(H) x 8.8”(H), made of...
  • 【E26 BULB】 The desk lamp only suitable for E26 bulbs►(bulb is not included), compatible with a variety of incandescent,...
  • 【SAFE&EASY TO CONTROL】The Cord and Plug of our bedside lamp is UL listed, no need to worry about the safety problem, you...
  • 【IDEAL HOME DECOR】The shape of this bedroom lamp is similar to a man, elegant and adorable, easy to assemble. It has...
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The HAITRAL Swing Arm Desk Lamp is an elegant and adorable desk lamp that is perfect for both kids and adults. The lamp can only use E26 size light bulbs and is compatible with incandescent, halogen bulbs, LED or CFL light bulbs.

Reviewers loved the gloomy look and feel of the lamp, which gives off a chill vibe in the atmosphere. They also find the desk lamp’s design to be very charming and adorable.

Some of the reviewers commented that the lamp doesn’t assemble well. They also mentioned that the lamp breaks easily, but it doesn’t really pose as a problem if the product is handled properly.

The lamp’s size is 18.8 inches in height and 10.4 inches in diameter, which is perfect for any coffee table, desk , or nightstand.

If you’re looking for a gloomy or adorable twist to brighten up your room, then this product the best for you!

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4. Rhode Island Alien Head Lamp

Rhode Island Novelty 13 Inch Alien Head Wax Motion Lamp
  • 13 inch alien lava lamp
  • One per order
  • AC powered
  • Wax globules float in liquid chamber illuminated by toggling switch.
  • Ages 12+

The Rhode Island Alien Head Lamp is a cool extraterrestrial twist to the more common volcano lamp. The green light that it emits makes any room awesome and interesting.

A lot of the reviewers mentioned that they like the uniqueness of the lamp and it also makes a really good birthday or Christmas present.

Some of the reviewers docked it a star, because they felt that the lamp should be a bit bigger, but overall the lamp is a pretty good buy.

The lamp is 13 inches in height. It is AC powered. The wax globules that float in the liquid chamber is illuminated by toggling a switch.

If you’re looking for an interesting extraterrestrial lamp in your room, then this lamp is the best choice for you!

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5. Industrial Steampunk Desk Lamp

Industrial Steampunk LED Desk Lamp, Iron Piping Loft Style Vintage Antique Light, Retro Desk Lamp,...
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The Industrial Steampunk Desk Lamp is an old-fashioned designed lamp that generates a nostalgic and rustic feel to your space. It stands out from other lamps, because of it’s unique design.

A lot of reviewers loved the industrial design, it reminds them of video games like Fallout. The design fits well on their computer setups or night stands.

Some of the reviewers mentioned that the lamp was a little bit too small for their taste, but it doesn’t really affect the quality of the lamp that much.

The lamp is 9.5 inches in height. It weighs 2 pounds. It utilizes a 3W LED integrated light.

If you’re planning on adding a rustic old-fashioned feel to your space, then this lamp is the best!

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6. Resin Cat Table Lamp

Resin Cat Design lamp Creative Night Light Table Bedside Lamps for Reading (Iron Wire Lampshade)
  • This lamp can be installed in many places, such as bedroom, bedside, living room, shops, cafes, hotels, apartments, libraries...
  • Premium material and exquisite workmanship, perfect choice as a gift.
  • It can give us a good atmosphere, protect our eyes, and also features energy-saving.
  • Cute and creative lamp design, perfect for daily use.
  • Material: Resin and Metal. Size: Approx.3x4.7x6.7inch { 8 x 12 x 17cm}.

The Resin Cat Table Lamp is an adorable lamp that fits in different types of rooms. The energy saving feature of the lamp makes it perfect for daily use.

Many reviewers love the cute design, it makes a perfect present for daughters and granddaughters. The miniature design puts a light post feel in the bedroom.

Some of the reviewers found the item a little bit too small. The light from the lamp is insufficient for reading.

Resin and metal are the materials used in the lamp. The dimensions are 3.15 inches in height, 6.69 inches in length, and 4.72 inches in width. The product weighs 6.7 ounces.

If you’re looking for a miniature lamp with a cute design, this lamp is the best choice for you!

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7. A Christmas Story Leg Lamp

A Christmas Story Leg Lamp is a replica lamp from the movie. It stands out a lot more differently from other lamps, because the design came from the movie.

Many reviewers absolutely love the lamp, it makes for a perfect present, bedside lamp, or bar lamp. The lamp design is accurate and it feels like it’s the exact lamp from the movie.

Some reviewers commented that the lamp is a bit bent. There are also a few reviewers who mentioned that the tassels of the lamp aren’t done properly or the product is a bit damaged upon receiving them.

The lamp is 20 inches tall. It weighs about 2.7 pounds. The material used is plastic and has a matte finish.

If you’re looking for the perfect movie based lamp or just a cool lamp in general, then this lamp with satisfy your needs!

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Alien Abduction Lamp

Alien Abduction Lamp
, designed by Lasse Klein is a unique lighting unit which is shaped like an alien flying saucer or a UFO. The lamp is based on the plot that an alien race is abduction cows and people. A light source inside the UFO body lights up the windows and the cone shaped glass beam. The glass cone, when lit looks like the beam emerging from the UFO to abduct the people and live stock.

To make this design more authentic, the designer has placed some small dolls inside the glass cone which are hung in such a way that they looks like being abducted by aliens. The glass is frosted to diffuse the light enough to spread it in all directions. Check out the pictures.

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Bang! Turn Off The Lamp In Bond Style

Bitplay has created a new lamp Bang! which looks like any other at first look but it does not come with a switch. Then how to turn off the lamp? For that there is a gun. Yes you will feel like a bond every time you switch on or off the lamp. The more funny part is, the lampshade moves sideways every time you shoot the gun. If you want to give your bedroom a funny makeover then you must have this cool lamp. Clapping your hand to turn off the light every night is now old era. Take a look at this funny lamp.

Coil Lamp

American designer Craighton Berman has created a unique and innovative light called Coil Lamp. Here is some information by the designer, “Coil Lamp the domestic table lamp to the absolute minimum of defining elements. A single electrical cord coils around what appears to be an empty volume, defining the iconic form of a table lamp and ultimately powering a single light bulb. The entire lamp is created exclusively from a 100 foot extension cord that has been wrapped around a laser-cut clear acrylic form. This simple transformation elevates the status of the humble extension cord to the realm of domestic design.”

Coil Lamp by Craighton Berman 1
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The lamp is available in two forms; Handmade Coil lamps which are hand coiled by the designer himself and come ready to plug in and use and DIY Coil lamp kit which allows the buyer to participate in the design process by having them wrap their own extension cord to complete the form.

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Icon Family Lamps

Spanish designer Damián López has presented his latest lighting series, ICON at the Valencia Hábitat Fair 2011. The series is consist of a table lamp, a floor lamp and a pendant lamp. The lamps are designed like a lampshade. “Each lamp is obtained from the spare wood inside its larger version, allowing an optimum use of the material.” The lamps are available in natural beech, white and black matte.

Icon Family LED lighting series
Icon Family LED Table Lamp
Icon Family LED Pendant Lamp

Silhouette and Eclipse Lamps

Angela Jansen and Ger Jansen of Dutch design firm Light Light have created the Silhouette and Eclipse lamp series. Both lamps have the integrated levitation technology which makes a part of the lampshade float when switched on. The designers have combined the memories of old fashioned lamp with advanced electromagnetic components to create a truly unique lamp design.

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The Silhouette Lamp has a handcrafted wooden base with a high glossy black finish. The conical shaped lampshade is manufactured in matte black fabric with a pearl white inner furnishing.

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The Eclipse Lamp has a transparent glass base. The drum shaped lampshade is finished in either matte black or reflective silver.

Eclipse Floating lamp 1

Energy-efficient LED light are used to lower the power consumption.

Eclipse Floating lamp 2

Standing Gourd Lamp XIII

Standing Lamp XIII is a wonderful sculptural lamp made from the gourds. Designed by Polish artist Przemek of Calabarte, the lamp creates amazing lighting effects on wall and floor like an incredible artwork. The lamps are made from the dried and lignified fruits through a process of manual perforation and framing. As the shape of each fruit is different and framing is done manually, each lamp is unique and one of its kind. The bulb is inserted through a small hole that is locked by small magnets. The thorns on the body are of two sizes, 9cm and 6cm and are made of oak wood, painted with natural oil and finished with black waxed strings. Check out the pictures below.

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Suspension Lamp ‘Bob’

Bob is a suspension lamp designed by Italian brand Pulsar Lighting. In designer’s words, “The lamp connects the earth to the sky…similar to a cloud in perpetual movement.” The lamp is made of enameled ceramics, but its soft curves and forms make it looks like its flying. From some angles it looks like a UFO and from others it looks like bunch of clouds hovering above your room. The elegant ceiling lamp is available in various colors and uses energy saving LED lights. Check out the pictures.

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Thin LED Tube Lamp SHY Light

New York based designer Bec Brittain has created a unique lighting unit called SHY Light. The lamp uses energy saving thin LED tubes. You can change the shape of the lamp which also changes the light emitting angle, to create a different feel and look in your room any time you want. In designer’s words, Reminiscent of crystalline structures, the SHY light used the spare beauty of thin LED tubes to define the edges of its shape; in this way the function of piece is created by the form of the piece, and vice versa. The modular system allows for many configurations, like ceiling lights, floor lamps or growing out from a corner of the room.” Check out the pictures.

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Box Lamp

London-based designer Alex Hammond has created the Box lamp. In designer’s words, “A laser-cut dotted pattern creates the silhouette of a retro lamp within a pine box. As a result of the bulb positioning, the emitted light is reflected from the internal wooden surface providing a warm, cosy glow. Ideal for a bed-side reading light.”

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Fisherman Lamp

Mattias Ståhlbom of TAF Architects has designed the Fisherman lighting collection for Swedish company Zero. The lighting collection includes pendant and floor lamps. Following is some information from the designer, ““Glass fishing floats were once used by fishermen in many parts of the world to keep their nets afloat. (…) Many of them are still afloat in the world’s oceans, primarily the Pacific. Norway was the first country to start production and use of glass fishing floats around 1840, and they can still be found in local boathouses.

Christopher Faye, a Norwegian merchant from Bergen, is credited for their invention. By the 1940s, glass had replaced wood or cork. Later the floats have been replaced by aluminum, plastic, or Styrofoam.” (Wikipedia)

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Like fishermen’s glass floats, the lamp has also transferred to contemporary materials. And as a useful fishing tool has transformed into a romanticized, nigh-kitsch item used in fish restaurants, it is also time to move lamps into a new positive context. When placed indoors, with increased size and a new function as a lamp, we still recognize it, but look at it in a new way.

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Rope-making is now a very rare handicraft in Sweden and it has been extremely hard to find the knowledge on how to knit this kind of round net structure. Finally, a small company, located at Hönö on the Swedish west coast, specialized in making rope- and net applications for the fishing industry, managed to do it. Each net is hand knitted using the simplest tools imaginable.”

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Sand Light

Barcelona-based design studio alien and monkey have created the Sand Light. The lamp is made from sand using traditional ceramic techniques. From the designers, “Using traditional ceramics techniques, we have developed a new material using one of earth’s most abundant natural resources, sand, to create ephemeral lamps.

Sand Light by alien and monkey

These products can be used for a long period of time and, due to the elements, crumble back to sand dust at the end of its lifecycle.”

Sand Light by alien and monkey
Sand Light by alien and monkey
Sand Light by alien and monkey
Sand Light by alien and monkey

The Moon Light

Japanese design studio Nosigner has designed The Moon Light, a lamp inspired by the full moon. The lamp is designed based on the image and data received from the Japanese lunar orbiter spacecraft Kaguya. The lamp was on display at the Dwell on Design exhibition. In designer’s words, “Everyone in Japan affected by the earthquake prayed to the super moon, the biggest full moon in a cycle of 18 years.

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‘The moon’ is the light of our hope. This bright object, composed of LED lights, is based on lunar orbiter Kaguya’s accurate 3D topographic data of the moon.”

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Unique Lamp Design Inspired

Samal Design has created a unique lamp collection inspired by the design of football. The shade of the lamp resembles a football, with separated parts that can be automatically opened in order to produce different kinds of illumination. Made of metal with wooden parts, the Foot lamp collection consists of floor lamp, table lamp and ceiling or hanging lamp. Check out the pictures.

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Unique Light Forest

Light Forest is a new design of ceiling lights designed by Ontwerpduo. The design consists out of different parts which can be connected at the ceiling. In designer’s words, “Step by step the light system is overgrowing the ceiling as it was. It is possible to get one ore much more light points exactly where you want them. Also a wall light is possible. Obstacles or height differences are beautiful to use with these lights.”

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Well Light

Slovakia based design studio MEJD have created the Well Light. Inspired by the traditional water wells, the lamp features a simple wooden handle mechanism that changes the bulb depth inside the glass container. By changing the position of the bulb, you can change the intensity of the light.

Well Light by MEJD Studio
Well Light by MEJD Studio
Well Light by MEJD Studio
Well Light by MEJD Studio
Well Light by MEJD Studio