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50 Bright Idea Bulbs

From Space-Saving Lighting to Pop-Up Bulbs

— November 20, 2009 — Eco
Light has been a necessity ever since mankind first discovered fire. (Or ever since Prometheus stole and bestowed it onto us, as the Greek myth goes.) As technology advanced and light bulbs became the norm, it only became natural that the light bulb itself would be revamped and revolutionized. Here are some bright idea bulbs for you to mull over.
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Pill-Sized Super Lights
Pill-Sized Super Lights
Plasma Bulbs Glow Extra Bright
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49
Corporate Greenlite Giveaways
Corporate Greenlite Giveaways
Free CFL Bulbs for Microsoft Employees
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48
Long-Lasting Light Bulbs
Long-Lasting Light Bulbs
EverLed Light Bulbs from Panasonic Shine for 19 Years
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47
Globe Lighting
Globe Lighting
The Dynamic Hand Powered Lamp is Eco-Friendly
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46
Till Receipt Lamp
Till Receipt Lamp
Bright Idea by Elise Fouin
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45
Eco Foliage Lights
Eco Foliage Lights
Frog Design Bulbs
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44
Wine Glass Light
Wine Glass Light
Oooms Design Bulb
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43
Bending the Bulb
Bending the Bulb
Project Plumen Rethinks the Fluorescent
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42
Lamps Made From Bulbs
Lamps Made From Bulbs
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41
Wireless Energy
Wireless Energy
MIT Team Powers Light Bulb with No Wires
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40
Kooky Home Accessories
Kooky Home Accessories
Chris Redfern's Bulbous & Versatile Home Decor
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39
Light Bulb Powered Wireless Video Camera
Light Bulb Powered Wireless Video Camera
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38
Soft LED Light Bulbs
Soft LED Light Bulbs
Eco Bulb Lasts 35 Years
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37
Morbid Lighting
Morbid Lighting
Ji-youn Kim's Hangman Light is Depressing
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36
Peelable Lightbulb Lampshades
Peelable Lightbulb Lampshades
Bulbcap
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35
Remote Controlled Color
Remote Controlled Color
Multi-Color LED Lightbulb
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34
Bubble Lamps
Bubble Lamps
Illuminate Your Home With Foscarini's Bulbous Bold Accessories
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33
Mood Lighting
Mood Lighting
Philips LivingColors for Your Home
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32
Mud-Powered Lighting
Mud-Powered Lighting
The Soil Lamp
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31
Australia Dumps Incandescent Light Bulbs
Australia Dumps Incandescent Light Bulbs
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30
Dismal Lighting Design
Dismal Lighting Design
‘You Only Live Once' Lamp Brightens Our Day With a Creepy Mood
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29
Icecube Lighting
Icecube Lighting
Harri Koskinen Block Lamp Cools Your Illuminating Woes
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28
Crying Lightbulbs
Crying Lightbulbs
Laura Adel Johnson Brightens the Multimedia Art Scene With Tear Lights
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27
Ontario Follows Australia, Bans Incandescent Light Bulbs
Ontario Follows Australia, Bans Incandescent Light Bulbs
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26
Globular Gas Lamps
Globular Gas Lamps
Lightspot Brings Futuristic Design to Outdoor Lighting
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25
Floating Lightbulbs
Floating Lightbulbs
Kyouei Design Creates Hanging Bulb Lanterns
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24
Oozing Lightbulbs
Oozing Lightbulbs
Pieke Bergmans' Ghostly Light Designs Slime Up Any Room
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23
Light Bulb Lamp
Light Bulb Lamp
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22
Light Bulb Alarms
Light Bulb Alarms
The Philips 'Quirky' Time Alarm Clock Adds Style to Your Bedside Table
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21
Mood Setting Lamps
Mood Setting Lamps
The ELS Magnetic Acrylic Smart Lamp is an Intelligent Gadget
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20
Moody Light Bulbs
Moody Light Bulbs
Lu-Me Interactive Lighting Promises to Liven Up Your Life
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19
Chandelier Bulbs as Mini Lamps
Chandelier Bulbs as Mini Lamps
The 'Drop Light' by Doosan Baek
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18
Blown Plastic Lights
Blown Plastic Lights
Nendo ‘Blown Fabric' Produces Lighting That Mimics Glass
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17
Space-Saving Lighting
Space-Saving Lighting
The 'Flat Bulb'
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16
Waste-Free Lighting
Waste-Free Lighting
The 'Sticky Lamp'
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15
Dripping Faucet Bulb Promotes Environment
Dripping Faucet Bulb Promotes Environment
Light Drop
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14
Fake Exploding Light Bulbs
Fake Exploding Light Bulbs
Northern Lighting 'Scheisse' Fixture
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13
Book Bulbs
Book Bulbs
Novel Creations by Offbeat Earth Bring Stories to Life Through Art
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12
Pop-Up Lights
Pop-Up Lights
Credit Card Sized Light Bulbs
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11
Multimedia Light Bulbs
Multimedia Light Bulbs
The Slick 'Soundbulb' Speaker & the Dazzling Black 'De-light'
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10
Ice Cream Cone Lights
Ice Cream Cone Lights
Whippy CFL Bulbs
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9
Ice Bulbs
Ice Bulbs
More Fun with LED Lights
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8
Distorted Crystal Lamps
Distorted Crystal Lamps
Melted ‘Light Blubs' by Pieke Bergmans
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7
Illuminated Sequined Goatskin Shoes
Illuminated Sequined Goatskin Shoes
Chanel Light Bulb Heels
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6
DIY Retro Phone Revamps
DIY Retro Phone Revamps
Turn Your Old Rotary Telephone Into a Lamp
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5
Light Bulb Door Handles
Light Bulb Door Handles
The Knob Light Uses Kinetic Energy
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4
Bulb Bodies
Bulb Bodies
MakotoTojiki Creates the 'Impossible' Man with No Shadow
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3
Giant Light Bulb Shaped Lamps
Giant Light Bulb Shaped Lamps
The SO1 Lamp
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2
Glowing Bubble Lights
Glowing Bubble Lights
Omer Arbel Office Creates Elegant Hanging Lightbulbs
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1
Hilarious Bulb Burnouts
Hilarious Bulb Burnouts
Missing Letter Makes for Funny Neon Signs
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