gadgets
Symbolic Bike Lights Make Cyclists More Visible to Traffic

Common sense dictates that the brighter the lights on your bike are, the more visible you'll be to other traffic at night. But according to research from the University of Oxford's Experimental Psychology Lab, a glowing version of the universal symbol for a bike rider could actually a better way to make drivers aware of your presence. Read More >>

gadgets
A Rechargeable Bike Light That Tells You Exactly When it Will Die

The lights strapped to your bike only keep you safe at night as long as they're visible. When they die, you're just another shadow that drivers barely notice. So not only does the rechargeable Eagle 600 boast a whopping 600 lumens of light, it's also got a built-in OLED display letting you know exactly how much longer it will stay lit. Read More >>

lighting
LG's New OLED Table Lamp Could be the Future of Lighting

You're probably familiar with LG's cutting edge curved OLED TVs, but the company is taking the technology in a new direction. At the Light+Building trade show in Frankfurt, LG unveiled an OLED table lamp. It's a decidedly odd design but the technology bears some exciting implications. Read More >>

lighting
Philips Turns Entire Ceilings Into One Huge Expanse of Light

Philips has been making light bulbs for as long as anyone can remember, but the company may have have brought about the obsolescence of the bulb with its new OneSpace illuminated panels, which promise to make entire ceilings glow to light up a room. Read More >>

design
Philips Hue 3D-Printed Luminaires Look Like Glowing Nests

Alongside the upcoming release of the Hue Lux and Hue Tap smart lighting products, Philips has also today shone a light on its new Luminaires, a range of premium, 3D-printed lamps and lighting fixtures. Read More >>

design
LG LED Smart Bulb Has a Party Rave Lighting Option

For LG, being able to switch your lights on and off from a smartphone, or control their intensity, just isn't enough. No, LG's new Wi-Fi connected LED Smart Bulb will also tap into the music you're playing, turning your flat into a mini Ministry of Sound. Read More >>

lighting
The World's First LED Inspired This Giant LED Lamp

Energy-efficient LEDs have only just started replacing the energy-wasting incandescent bulbs we've been using for decades. But did you know that LEDs date all the way back to 1962? Most people don't, but this modern lamp designed to look like Nick Holonyak Jr.'s original LED design should help educate the masses—or anyone who visits your pad. Read More >>

lighting
A Soft Squeezable Torch That's Safe to Keep in Bed

Designer Jung Soo Park has created the Molli torch, which only illuminates as much as you need it to. It's also the first torch that feels like a stuffed animal, so you can actually sleep with it beside you so it's always easy to find. Read More >>

lighting
Overhead Laser Lights That Illuminate With Images and Video

As far as giant corporations go, it's usually Sony that's willing to a take risk on an unorthodox new product. But this time it's Panasonic's turn with the company's new Space Player that combines overhead lighting with compact projectors letting you project everything from different colours, to still images, to videos and animation. Read More >>

gadgets
You'll Never Trip Over This in-Ground Solar Light

They're the perfect accent to a well-manicured backyard, but the solar-powered lights dotting your gardens and walkways are just one misstep away from being accidentally destroyed. So Ikea's come up with the perfect solution, LED lights that you press into your lawn so that they're firmly stuck in the ground while still providing plenty of light. Read More >>

netflix
Hear all About the Amazing Cinematography of House of Cards

Been watching season two of House of Cards? The answer is yes. So you know how beautiful the cinematography is. In an interview with Go Creative, Igor Martinovic, the show's cinematographer tells how he crafted the show's unique visual style. Read More >>

photography
These Ethereal Night Scenes are Illuminated From Above by a Drone

This clever photographer figured out that the hovering craft would be perfect for lighting his mysterious scenes from the sky. Read More >>

robots
Robotic Garden Lamps Can Follow Your Guests Around the Party

Outdoor lighting is as much about decoration as it is about safety, allowing you to enjoy your artificial oasis at night without the risk of accidentally stepping on a hidden rake. But why run lights to every corner of your garden when you can just mount a decorative Japanese lantern to a quadruped and simply have it follow you around all night? Read More >>

lighting
A Rechargeable LED Cork That Turns Empty Bottles Into Lamps

For many of us it will still be a few months before dinner parties on the back patio are feasible again—but there's no reason you can't start preparing now. A winter of heavy drinking has probably left you with a mountain of empty wine bottles that can now easily be repurposed as stylish lamps with these £10 LED corks. Read More >>

design
Reconfigure This Lamp's Magnetic Arm For Light Exactly Where You Want It

Bulky incandescents are pretty rare in desktop lamps these days, and it's interesting to see how lighting designers are taking advantage of smaller bulbs—reducing lamps down to their absolute bare minimum. Take Jella, a super slim aluminium stick that's embedded with both LEDs and magnets, so you can reconfigure it any way you want on the steel stand. Read More >>

design
This Disco Ball Floor Lamp is a Classy Take On a Kitsch Icon

Attention all sophisticated super freaks: this one's for you. Say hello to the Disco Dish, a flashy light fixture from the off-kilter creative mind of Dutch designer Bertjan Pot. Read More >>

Login
X

Don't have a Gizmodo UK account?