Mathmos Airswitch lamp was created in true beaker style). But while you can spend a chunk of change on high-end beaker inspired wares, you could also just go for the real (inexpensive) thing and turn its function into whatever your heart desires. A few ideas for using beakers at home: • Vases for cut stems • Watering plants • Displayed as a glass "collection" We love our beakers... Anyone else??