The Lighter: Is it a Highlighter or a Lamp?

The Lighter: Is it a Highlighter or a Lamp?

Range Govindan
Aug 20, 2008

082008_lighter_01.jpgOffice lighting is rarely anything but drab and boring. The Lighter from designer Alexander Lyapunov changes all that. The desk lamp, which has just passed the prototype phase of production, looks like a highlighter. However, the Lighter is more than that. It lights up using a Phillips fluorescent bulb and will create a relaxing glow around your desk.
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082008_lighter_04.jpgThe design is most ingenious. The bulb fits in neatly as the whole body of the highlighter. The Lighter will be available in green, yellow and blue.
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[via Yanko Design, photos via Alexander Lyapunov]

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