Photographer Captures Otherworldly Light Pillars In Northern Ontario

In northern Ontario, residents are used to viewing the Northern Lights, but tech YouTuber Timothy Joseph Elzinga was in for a big surprise when he gazed out his window last Friday night. Awoken by his 2-year-old son at 1:30 am, Elzinga was about to settle back into bed when he noticed a strange sight—moving, shimmering lights beaming up from the ground outside! Continue reading »

The Balance Lamp: A Lamp That Creates A Look Of Balance Between Dark And Light

The Balance table lamp, designed by Victor Castanera for manufacturer Oblure, is a lamp that creates a look of balance between dark and light, and black and white. Two white glowing orbs sit on slanted steel boards that are balanced by two small black metal balls of the perfect weight to offset the weight of the opposite parts of the lamp. A black marble base with white flecks throughout it brings together the black and white details of the rest of the lamp to create a visually striking sculptural table lamp. Continue reading »

Minimalist Graphic Light Sculptures Turn Night Landscapes Into Alien Terrain

Glowing geometric objects illuminate pristine, unforgiving landscapes in Lucid, a short film by German collective 3hund. The shapes are anachronistic yet beautiful, complementing their rugged surroundings and turning harsh the terrain into ethereal alien worlds punctuated by light geometries. Though they look manipulated, every shot is a physical installation created by positioning electroluminescent light shapes and wires in the wild. Continue reading »

This Starry LED Scarf Will Light Up The Universe Around You

There’s less than a week before Christmas, but we bet there’s plenty of you out there who still haven’t done their Christmas shopping. Stuck wondering what to buy for your brother, sister, friend or partner? How about one of these awesome LED Illumiscarves! Continue reading »

Enchanted: Forest Of Light Brings L.A.’s Most Stunning Holiday Display To Descanso Gardens


Photo by Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Christmas lights usually go hand-in-hand with over-the-top decorations: inflatable Santas, crystal snowflakes, strobing snowmen. But L.A.’s newest light-up experience has ditched the kitsch in favor of a whimsical, wondrous, curiosity-driven display that’s among L.A.’s most stunning and, more importantly, most fun. Enchanted: Forest of Light begins its inaugural run at Descanso Gardens on November 25. The interactive, nighttime program has set up eight illuminated installations around the botanical garden grounds, from luminescent forests to free-standing hands-on art pieces. Continue reading »

This Light Allows Kids To Create And Play With Shadows

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Inspired by watching children’s fascination with shadow play, Swedish designer Erik Bele Höglund has created Darkness Design – a simple light that allows kids to play with shadows without having to go through a complicated set up process. Continue reading »

Stunning Light Bridge Bookshelf By Roumelight

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Designed by Roumelight, this wall lighting installation with a bookshelf use consists of red pillars of the Golden Gate bridge and radial cables of the Rio Antirio bridge. A bookshelf and a lighting bridge together in one installation is a smart way to store your books.Combining warm white and red dimmable led light to create a comfortable atmosphere for your space. Continue reading »

The Beauty Of The Light And Shadow Photography

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Photo by Jure Kravanja

In ancient times people believed that shadows were signs of some divine presence around an object. Today, we know the nature of shadow as the optic phenomena, but in our perceptions shadows still remain associated with some mystery. That is why shadows have always been of interest to visual artists – painters and photographers. Many of them choose to illustrate shadows instead of real objects, producing very interesting, conceptual, and artistic works. Today we offer a showcase of shadow photography. People, actually, are often too busy to notice how different and interesting shadow effects can be. Photography is capable of “freezing” the moment and showing us the truth about many things on Earth, including shadows. Continue reading »

Tundra’s Immersive Light Installation Puts Visitors Side-By-Side A Swimming Whale

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Tundra collective has infilled the D Museum in Seoul with an immersive, interactive installation made up of thousands of luminous hexagonal cells. ‘My whale (inner revision)’ comprises a series of projectors that beam colored light onto a curved wall surrounding visitors, forming an audio-visual effect that brings the sounds of a whale to life. The patterns and accompanying sounds give viewers an experience akin to swimming alongside whales, encountering their vibrations and singing. Continue reading »

Utterly Magical Hand Carved Skulls That Will Light Up Your Room

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These delicate skull designs are at once both eerie and beautiful. Created by artist Mikhail Bozhok, each piece is carved by hand and features the most incredible details. The Belarus based artist spends hours crafting each meticulous design. Drawing inspiration from lace, crochet textures, architecture, and antique prints, Mikhail breathes new life into dusty bones with his magical skills. Each skull is hand carved and given its own unique identity. Mikhail takes pride in making each skull utterly breathtaking in it’s own special way. Some skulls are even illuminated from the inside. Continue reading »

Heart-Shaped Bike Light. Oh, Wait…

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The heart-shaped tail light looks so cool, let you and your bike more dazzling in the crowd. Provide safe and reliable visibility, improves safety tremendously as most bike-car collisions are due to inadequate side visibility. Tool-less to install — mount anywhere you want in seconds, such as the handlebar, the seat post, or anywhere on the frame — even your backpack. Continue reading »

This Light Art Installation Is Made From Old Washing Machine Drums

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Teatro Metaphora, a non-profit organization created by a group of friends who want to change the world by promotion of ecological well-being and responsible usage of materials, created this colorful light installation using 133 old washing machine drums. Continue reading »

APWorks Introduces Light Rider, The World’s First 3D-Printed Motorcycle

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APWorks, a subsidiary of airplane manufacturer Airbus, has conceived the world’s first 3D-printed motorcycle that weights just 35 kilograms. With a 6 kW electric engine, the Light Rider goes from zero to 50 mph in just seconds and features a frame boasting a mere 6 kg. Continue reading »

Through Darkness Into Light: The Concept Art Of Ivan Khomenko

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Ivan Khomenko is a freelance concept artist and digital illustrator based in Kostroma, Russia. He currently works as a concept artist at One Pixel Brush. We have an amazing collection of science fiction and fantasy themed works by the artist below from both commercial and personal projects. Ivan Khomenko’s illustrations and paintings have an incredible cinematic quality. Continue reading »

“Field Of Light”: Bruce Munro Creates Fantastic Lighting Installations Across The Urban Landscapes

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British artist Bruce Munro creates immersive light installations. These large-scale projects are inspired by his interest in shared human experience. Munro’s work takes on all sizes and covers all kinds of landscapes. He’s created both monumental and intimate instillations in deserts, ponds, gardens, fields, and even inside buildings. Continue reading »