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December 4, 2013
The Space Race of the 1960s greatly influenced modernism in design and architecture. Like the astronauts that inspired them, these designs dare to boldly go where no one has gone before.

Created by using cardboard boxes found on Seattle streets, designers at Graypants are committed to help save the planet while adorning it with their orb-like pendants.

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Inspired by the Big Bang, this geometric chandelier plays on shadows and light as it seemingly floats mid-air.

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Cord Lamp by Design Stockholm

This Cord Lamp by Design House Stockholm defies gravity with its nearly invisible frame.

Originally appeared in 11 Bright Ideas in Lighting Design
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If we ever get flying cars, teleportation will be the next advancement in transportation. For now, we'll settle on this  transporter-shaped lamp created by YLighting.

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Designed by The Bousquet Collection, this metallic lamp is shaped like a futuristic spaceship.

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This Void Light pendant, designed by Tom Dixon, could very well be an Unidentified Flying Object.

Originally appeared in Shine On
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When lit, this Glo Ball Table Lamp, designed by Jasper Morrison from hand-blown glass perched on a die-cast aluminum frame, resembles the luminescent radiance of the moon.

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jupiter scrap lights 2

Created by using cardboard boxes found on Seattle streets, designers at Graypants are committed to help save the planet while adorning it with their orb-like pendants.

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