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This Lamp Is A Line Of Light That You Can Twist To Your Heart's Content

In the coming LED revolution, lightbulbs will no longer have to be lightbulbs. LEDs, which are just little points of light, can be arranged into any shape you want, and the Swiss design firm Shibui has decided place them in a simple, straight line. Meet Linelight.


These Swirly Light Paintings Look Like A Flash-Forward To The Rapture

Despite predictions to the contrary, we have yet to experience any kind of global rapture here on earth. Should believers ever get beamed up to the heavens, I kind of imagine it would be in the kind of illuminated vortices created and snapped by British photographer Martin Kimbell.


Monster Machines: This Huge Vertical Farm Glows Under Countless LED Suns

Chicago, Illinois, isn’t exactly a major player in US food production anymore, but that could soon change if companies like Green Sense Farms continue to sprout up. With the help of next-gen LED grow lights, the biggest indoor commercial vertical farm in the US can produce masses of produce regardless of the weather outside.


This Smart LED Bulb Will Lull You To Sleep By Mimicking The Sun

Sleep is important. It’s so important that some people are willing to spend lots (and lots) of money so that they snooze better. Those people are likely to love the new Drift light by Saffron. This smart LED bulb is designed to improve sleep by casting warmer light and mimicking sunsets.


LED Tubes Will Make Fluorescents Seem Old-Fashioned

Cree, front-runners in the scramble to replace traditional forms of illumination with greener LED sources, has just announced the release of a new type of tube light designed to tackle one of the biggest energy hogs in the corporate world: fluorescent overhead lights.


Nanoparticle Panels Will Bring Blue Skies Indoors

Skylights are so 1986. Now it doesn’t matter if the weather outside is dark and dreary, or even if it’s midnight, for that matter: Thanks to this LED panel which replicates cloudless skies, you’ll feel like you’re bathed in warm sunshine.


LED Fingernails That Actually Flash When An NFC Signal Is Nearby

Well, here’s an absolutely ridiculous fashion trend. Japan’s Takara Tomy Arts has created a collection of stick-on fake fingernails featuring embedded LEDs and tiny antennas that light up whenever the wireless NFC functionality of a nearby smartphone is being used.


These Dazzling LED Sculptures Are Like Giant Kinetic Lite-Brites

Artist Jim Campbell has made a career out of tinkering with LED arrays. His newest work, a series of glowing, undulating installations, are a playful mix of circuitry, motion, and pure light that will captivate any onlooker.


An LED Lantern Like This Would've Saved Mrs. O'Leary A Lot Of Grief

The farm hands no longer have to double-check to make sure old Mrs. Leary didn’t leave the lantern in the shed again. Because this LED alternative called the M Lamp won’t get hot enough to start any fires, no matter how hard a cow kicks it.


The US Navy's New Underwater Internet

You use Wi-Fi everyday, but have you heard of its cousin, Li-Fi? Devices that use blinking lights to transmit data could provide the wireless Internet of the future.


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