Steampunk-Inspired Lighting Uses Energy-Efficient LED Technology

There are a lot of advantages to the new wave of LED lighting, but many people still love the classic-looking Edison-style filament bulbs; they don't want to give them up in favor of something that's more contemporary. Well, thanks to Edison Light Globes, these folks don't have to. The Australian company produces beautiful desk and pendant lamps using LED bulbs that last a long time (around 13 years), are energy efficient, and don't produce a lot of excess heat. Plus, they look like the iconic filament halogen bulbs that we've grown up with.

Edison Light Globes' fixtures use brass and exposed hardware to give their designs a steampunk feel. A combination of pseudo-Victorian and retro-futuristic aesthetics, these gilded, detailed pieces fuse technology with style. We imagine that they could fit perfectly within a large, open warehouse as the bulbs stay lit for many years to come.

The company sells their products around the world, and they accommodate the voltage systems for the United States as well as Europe, Asia, New Zealand, and more.

Edison Light Globes website
via [Beautiful Life]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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