Lighting thermo-flask-light1

Published on March 25th, 2008 | by Jules Yap


lamps from thermo flasks? no kidding,

here’s a new one from kai of (link updated 1 april 08) thermo-flask lamps, are they hot or not?
thermo-flask-light1 thermo-flask-light2 thermo-flask-lightzoom

he writes, “i wanted to have a kitchen light which transports something of the context. it works also on the table in your office or in your living room. all you need is a lampshade, lamp holder, a cable, a cable-switch and a bulb. to remove the glass-volume from the flask, you just have to unscrew the bottom of the body in left direction, then you can pull the glass-volume out. that’s it.”

unfortunately, ikea doesn’t sell this flask anymore.

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7 Responses to lamps from thermo flasks? no kidding,

  1. Alishia says:

    Could it be a fire hazard?

  2. Anonymous says:

    There is a Mexican restaurant in West Portal in San Francisco that has lamps like this… they use Ikea watering cans, colanders, and other random objects. They look pretty neat.

  3. M2JL says:

    Hotness. I like the illuminated floating flask. I think if there were a few of them in a row (like the proverbial group of three) it would make an even bigger statement. Well done!

  4. Robj98168 says:

    i ACTUALLY LIKE THE ONE WITH THE LAMP SHADE- but I think as a light fixture leave something to be desired- it is a personal taste

  5. Anonymous says:

    Odd & Groovy. An excellent combo. I like it!

  6. Mackie says:

    :-D this is fun! and there are other flasks like this one around, so there is still a chance to do it …

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