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Published on May 21st, 2009 | by Jules Yap


Shine a spotlight on this Tertial ceiling lamp

A year ago I received a three legged lamp from Jason. Aurélien ups it a notch with 6 lamps. And yeah, it’s way cooler.

The base uses a Blanda Blank with 6 Tertial lamps screwed onto its rim. The hard bit is the wiring and making sure everything lights up as it should.

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9 Responses to Shine a spotlight on this Tertial ceiling lamp

  1. Anonymous says:

    I thought I’d seen something similar to this before. Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips has the same kind of thing in his kitchen–here’s a pic–

  2. Mol says:

    Sorry, but just looks too silly.

  3. Anthony says:

    amazing! bravo!

  4. Geno says:

    I appreciate it, but it would totally creep me out to have it in my house!

  5. Garoo says:

    Small halogen bulbs can be replaced with LED bulbs, which is even cooler :)

  6. Anonymous says:

    That’s great and all, but it looks creepy, like something from the Matrix.

  7. Anonymous says:

    @Jose A I’m pretty sure those Tertial lamps take halogen bulbs, I don’t think you can substitute a CFL. And yes, they do get very hot.


  8. Jose A says:

    @Scott: The heat probably has more to do with the bulb than the lamp. Try using a CFL to cut down on the heat.

  9. Scott says:

    That’s cool in a way, but man, that must generate some major heat. I use a Tertial lamp on my nightstand, and it gets really hot very fast.

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