The countless gongs to this company's name include Time Magazine's 50 Best Inventions and an Edison Award, so when it comes to planet-saving illumination, they have few peers. Thanks to their unique liquid cooling system design, Switch LED Light Bulbs promise to last up to 25 times longer than their regular counterparts, that adds up to 25,000 hours. For each one you buy expect to save around 130 bucks over the bulb's lifetime. Plus, you'll be doing your bit to look after the Earth.
Strictly speaking, this ones for kids, but try telling that to us at GearCulture. Forged from chrome or silver and finished in a stylish satin nickel, the Astronaut Chandelier adds a starry splash of wonder to any room and features a couple of your very own dangling Neil Armstrongs suspended from its funky satellite-like design.
They may look like a regular light bulb, but boy do they pack a (blinding) punch. Cree LED Light Bulbs, compatible with just about all fixtures, are so eco-friendly that it uses only around a sixth of the power of their counterparts and last an incredible 25 times longer, saving not just the planet, but your wallet too. Mercury-free, dimmable and forged from safety glass, they're available in 60 of 40W models. Thomas Edison would be proud.
A handy little piece of kit that will quite literally light up your life. The Voltaic USB Touchlight is lightweight and totally portable, and can be hung to illuminate all manner of situations whether it be under the hood of your car, your tent or a particularly fiddly and hard to reach home improvement task. There are three brightness levels achieved by a gentle tap to the side of the lens.
Industrial chic, Schoolhouse Radar Sconce incorporates into its cool design a 1970's stamped electrical box as the wall mount. The light is fixed to a flexible arm and to the side lays a retro toggle power switch. Available either hardwired or corded and in a host of hues, it's sure to add a touch of color to your home or workplace, in more ways than one.
Flaunt your highly skilled craftsmanship with the DIY Classic Desk Lamp. This maneuverable twenty four inch wooden lamp on casters offers your own little circle of light from any bulb of your choice that fits a standard light bulb socket, though a 12 watt fluorescent provides the safest and most efficient illumination. Simple assembly with minimal tools makes this job a piece of cake, but you're the only one who has to know that.
Switching a light on, then off, then back on again can be as boring as hell can't it? Not with the Bang Desk lamp - home illumination will never be the same again. Not only does the Bang Desk Lamp look ultra-hip, cool and minimalistic, but it comes with its very own gun that when fired switches the light on and off. If you live in Texas, just make sure you pick up the right gun when the light's off.
Incorporating the picatinny rail systems that are used by the military, the Andromeda Tactical Lighting offers a whole new take on home lighting. Constructed from high-end materials such as anodized aluminium, composite grade nylon and with a variety of colored anodized bolts, this cool Tactical Lighting will quite literally light up your life in a way you've never experienced before. [thanks Vinh]
The new Trioh Flashlight will have you jumping for joy when nighttime comes - it automatically lights up whenever the lights go out. No need to keep this flashlight in the toolbox; with its sleek design, it rivals the feel of an elegant candle or lamp. The flat base and stand allows you to locate and transport your Trioh wherever it is needed, and the lens provides variations of its power.
So if they lightbulb over your head has finally switched on, and you've figured out that it's your responsibility to save the planet, it might be time to hang a Vintage Industrial Lamp Shade over your lights. They're recycled material lampshades that capture a warehouse chic with a conservationist message. And if none of that means anything to you, the Vintage Industrial Lamp Shade just looks cool.