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Toolbox Desk Lights

Aaron Jarry's Air Tool Lamps Are Contemporary and Manly

— January 14, 2013 — Art & Design
There may be no desk light more manly than these air tool lamps. Etsy merchant Aaron Jarry of the Etsy shop JEngineering is the man behind these unique lights. Jarry took pneumatic power tools and turned them into desk lamps. He works exclusively with nail guns, turning their pneumatic hoses into power cords.

In addition to looking rugged, the air tool lamps also look quite stylish. Jarry has given power tools a contemporary spin by adding the aforementioned black shade and a wooden base made using oak stained with ebony (there are four rubber feet on the underside of the base to prevent sliding). The lamps range in price from $185 to $200 and are available now. And just in case you were wondering, the nail guns no longer work, at least in a traditional sense.
Trend Themes
1. Manly Desk Lights - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Explore the market potential for rugged and stylish desk lights targeted towards a male audience.
2. Power Tool Decor - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Develop unique home decor products by repurposing power tools into functional and stylish items.
3. Contemporary Industrial Design - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Combine industrial aesthetics with contemporary design elements to create visually appealing products that stand out in the market.
Industry Implications
1. Home Decor - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Introduce unconventional home decor products that cater to niche markets and offer unique design options.
2. Lighting - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Rethink traditional lighting designs by incorporating unconventional materials and repurposing industrial tools for innovative and striking lighting solutions.
3. Industrial Manufacturing - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Explore alternative uses for power tools in manufacturing processes, repurposing them for new applications and creating hybrid products that combine functionality and aesthetics.
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