The re-invention and re-purposing of books continues, this time it is into lamps. The above example is called the Lumio, created by architect, Max Gunawan, and fully explored in a post at Colossal. Portable and cool, this is a Raven-ous favorite.
Studiomeiboom, has another approach they call the Enlightenment:
Evidently some of the proceeds from the sale of these lamps goes towards education.
Philip Hansen, a San Diego designer, and host of Typewriter Boneyard has a quite literal take on book lamps with his Hardback Book Lamp design:
Now if you’d like to make your own “book lamp” there are instructions at Grathio Labs to make this model:
This sampling of book lamps is hardly exhaustive, there are many more clever designs out there for your illumination.