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DIY Decor: Mid-Century Modern-Inspired Illuminated Copper Globe

DIY Decor: Mid-Century Modern-Inspired Illuminated Copper Globe

Make this mod-meets-whimsical mid-century modern-inspired illuminated copper globe!

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Using an Arduino to Light a Grounded F-16

Using an Arduino to Light a Grounded F-16

Arduino boards and military hardware don’t generally go together. For a piece of hardware that is no longer in use and will be on display, however, it makes a great method for lighting control. In this case, the lights go to an F-16, beautifully restored for the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History. Although […]

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How-To: Geometric Paper Lamp

How-To: Geometric Paper Lamp

Make a fun, foldable geometric paper lamp with this easy-to-follow tutorial!

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How-To: Paper Bag Pendant Lamp

I pretty much always find paper lantern-style lighting to be charming, but this paper bag pendant lamp is downright beautiful!

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How-To: Recycled Wine Bottle Chandelier

How-To: Recycled Wine Bottle Chandelier

Transform empty wine bottles into a gorgeous, rainbow-colored light fixture with this cool recycled wine bottle chandelier tutorial!

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40 Foot Geodesic Dome Looks Amazing Lit Up

What do you get when you combine a 40 foot diameter geodesic dome with LED strips and acrylic panels? Apparently something really amazing, as seen in the videos below. This dome was set up at burning man, making for an interesting space where one can be enclosed in light or open to the environment if […]

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Recreating A UFO Light With A 3D Printer

Recreating A UFO Light With A 3D Printer

last year I downloaded SketchUP and just doodled around with it. I didn’t really do anything challenging. I went to MakerFaire in Queens, and was completely inspired. Then, I went to the MakerBot store in New York, and I was blown away. I immediately knew I wanted to build something cool. I spent about a […]

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