Hardback Book Lamp

Philip Hansen of San Diego has put a fresh spin on the all-essential reading light. He explains that when he was a little kid, few things were more fun than taking his dad's stuff apart in order to turn it into something else.

vintage book lamp

Old habits die hard apparently, as you'll be able to tell by visiting Philip's Etsy shop, Typewriter Boneyard. He creates all sorts of unique things from vintage electronics. Book art is wildly popular nowadays, but this is the first time I've seen an old tome wired as a light... what a great - and practical - conversation piece.

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Ann Martin
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