• More Handy LED Book Lights from Mighty Bright

    We love the Mighty Bright line of handy little lights and magnifying glasses. We've recently added more of their products, and you'll find everything from LED clip-on lights, to lighted magnifying glasses, to travel reading lights. They're super-compact and adjustable, and the LEDs never...
  • Bug-Free Summer Outdoor Lighting

    With the warm days of summer come the night-time bugs. Or, if you live in Florida, huge night-time bugs. The solution? LED lighting . LED lights and bulbs don't emit the UV light that attracts bugs, so they're ideal for patio, porch or camping use. This rechargeable model lasts for 10 hours...
  • The BlissLight Takes Your Decor Into Space

    The BlissLight Starfield Projector (no longer available) is a light box that projects out a laser-powered moving starfield. (Shop projectors here .) You can swivel the unit to aim at a wall or ceiling and even add a nebula cloud effect at the twist of a knob! It's very easy to use - just plug...
  • Good Links Reading Roundup

    Here's another roundup of articles and links for you to sample. Read a press release at Forbes.com about the new LAMPS PLUS warehouse management system. We're state-of-the-art! "Within months of implementing...overall accuracy rates jumped to between 98 and 99.8 percent as nearly all...
  • Light Show LED Ceiling Fixture

    It may look like part of the Matrix, but it's actually a high-tech ceiling light design! The fixture combines rows of LED lights (including the color LEDs pictured here) along with four halogen bulbs. The LEDs can be run in a variety of sequences, and can be combined with the halogens as desired...
  • Recent LED Additions

    We are getting quite a few requests for LED lighting from our professional members these days and we adding new products at a steady pace. Since this is such a new field we are continually sourcing, testing, and trying out new products. Here is an overview of LED lighting we have added over the last...
  • Father's Day Gift Ideas

    Father's Day will soon be here, so we offer this fast and easy gift ideas for dad. For the golfer in the family, these golf bag bookends make a great shelf or desk accent. More golf themed gifts . Or give him something to read by. This double gooseneck LED...
  • Automatic LED Stairway

    File this under totally cool. A fellow in Germany named Edo Kriegsmann posted the first installment of "Interactive Furniture" to his new YouTube channel . It's called "Automatic LED Stairway Lighting." The weight of one's footsteps turns on the integrated lighting keeping...
  • Will the LED Take Over?

    Interest in LED lighting and the LED light bulb market is picking up and Fortune Magazine has a feature on it this month: The Light Bulb Goes Digital . Their article provides an overview of the industry for anyone interested in technology changes in lighting. Personally, I refuse to take sides in...
  • Chinese Ice Festival Glows with LED Light

    The Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is going on right now in northern China. The festival is, in a word, breathtaking. Amazing structures are created from ice and lit up with brilliant, colorful LED lights . See Boston.com's fabulous pictorial , and start planning your trip for next year...
  • Light Bulb Alarm Clock - Rise and Shine!

    Sorry about the title ... I couldn't resist. Check out the Watt Time alarm clock. It looks like an R-type bulb and a blue LED projects the time and date. Plus, it lights up when the alarm goes off. If you're in the market for a bulb without the alarm clock feature, Tesler light bulbs are 50...
  • The New Look in Party Lights

    Lava lights have long been the hit of the party, but new LED technology and other new designs are quickly changing that. One example is this futuristic flatscreen Polygon Phaser party light. The device puts on an ever-changing display of shifting polygons that's as soothing as it is mesmerizing...
  • Switch to LEDs with New LED Recessed Lighting Retrofit Downlights

    Have a lot of recessed lighting in your home? It's time for a style update that will give you better lighting and save you money at the same time. Cree's LED retrofit lamps offer a soft white downlight and use a mere 10.5 watts of power, but they deliver the same amount of light as a 60 watt...
  • Fresh Reads from Around the Web

    Here's another batch of good reads from our team to you. Enjoy! CBS News story "The Changing Shape of Light" details how new lighting technology such as LED bulbs and even newer OLEDs are being developed to replace the old incandescent light bulb . Blog Apartment Therapy included...
  • Party On with the Laser Star Projector

    It may look like a scene from the classic video game Space Invaders, but it's really a mini laser star projector. What appears in the photo to be the little aliens from the arcade game is really a matrix of more than five hundred red and green star dots. The projector also does single red or green...
  • New "Fully Equipped" LED Light Bulbs From Sharp

    Japan gets all the cool stuff first! On July 15th, Sharp will introduce a new line of LED bulbs with a couple of interesting twists. Most interesting is the "fully-equipped" model, which features a remote control that allows you to adjust the color and dim the bulb via built-in dimmer. You...
  • Solar LED Portable Outdoor Lantern

    Even though the days of summer are long, you'll want to squeeze every last minute out of the beautiful summer nights to come. That's why we're excited about this new product -- our portable solar powered lantern helps keep your outdoor spaces bright after the sun goes down. I took it...
  • LED Picture Lights Make the Scene

    In its march towards world domination the LED light revolution takes on another territory: picture lights . Compared with their incandescent cousins, LED picture lights offer an ultra low heat output, so they won't damage delicate prints or paintings. There are no UV issues with LED lights...
  • Sleek LED

    Sleek is good, and so are LEDs. This nifty design gives you both. The energy efficient LEDs will last 30,000 hours, or (by my reckoning) around 10 years of use at 8 hours a day. The arm pivots and adjusts easily, making this a great design for reading or a computer work desk. And you can select full...
  • The Rockefeller Tree Gets an Update

    It's great to see new technology applied in an unexpected place with stellar results. In this case, the update of the Rockefeller Center Tree to an LED light display has reduced the energy consumption by somewhere around 60% per day. I can't wait to see what's next as LED technology improves...
  • LEDs from Ann Arbor to Buckingham Palace

    Here's an interesting overview of the cost-saving promise of LED lighting in the New York Times: Green Promise Seen in Switch to LED Lighting . The technology is on a very fast learning curve, becoming more efficient and less costly every year. LED light bulbs have even found a home in Buckingham...
  • Roundup: 10 Stylish New LED Desk Lamps

    Do we ever really think much about our desk lamps ? Well, we should. As I write this post I’m taking a moment to silently thank my trusty desk lamp that gets me through the day and throughout the darkness of night. Desk lamps are essential and are very versatile. Investing in a good desk lamp is...
  • New Dimmable LED Light Bulb

    LED light bulbs offer some great advantages - such as they'll last for decades, and are super energy efficient. In most cases, however, they aren't dimmable. Enter the Pharox 300 LED light bulb . It's dimmable via most standard wall and line dimmers, a big advantageg compared with...
  • Light-It! LED Floodlight

    The Light-It! LED Light is a really neat LED design you'll find plenty of uses for. Powered by four C-type batteries, it's weatherproof, has an adjustable lamp head, and has long-lasting, energy efficient LEDs. The clever design also has a built-in, motion-activated on-off feature, making...
  • New LED Work Lights

    LEDs are being used in a wide variety of products and product settings. Here are a few clever work light designs from our product lab that caught my eye. Book lights have been using LEDs for quite some time. The flowing lines and orgainc pod shape of the white LED clip-on book light (see above) make...
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