Published on September 6th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Personalise your Gyllen lamp with your own image

Materials: Gyllen Lamp and a piece of 5mm clear acrylic

Description: That ever popular Gyllen lamp with their slightly limiting range of designs. Why not ditch the panel and drop one in featuring your own image? It makes for a great personalized night light.

Either mount a duratrans film to the reverse of a piece of 5mm acrylic or print directly on to a piece of opal acrylic.

Any Large Format Company/Bureau will be able to point you in the right direction

~ Damian Smith, London

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

7 Responses to Personalise your Gyllen lamp with your own image

  1. Anonymous says:

    What fun. Always looking for something to make our photos part of our lives… this will be a terrific addition. Now if I can just wire a series to the switch in the upstairs hallway… what fun going to bed would be!

  2. Anonymous says:

    great idea the designs are terrible usually when you buy them in ikea but it just goes to show what you can do if you get a little creative!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Just google for photo print acryl and you will find lots of companies offering you all sorts of acrylprints!

  4. Anonymous says:

    What is opal acrylic and how do you transfer a picture to it?

  5. Laurel says:

    Gosh, that is lovely — thank you for sharing this.

  6. Camilla says:

    Oh my Im in love! <3
    such a beautiful piece!

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