13 Really Cool Lighting Ideas (Slideshow)

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olivia cheung light bulb box lamp photo
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One of the basics behind great lighting design is zero waste. Turning packaging into the shade is a great way to accomplish this, and Olivia Cheung has done this to an incredible degree. By completing a few bends and folds, this design lets the user create a beautiful shade for their light from its laser-cut box.

Photo via Designer Olivia Cheung