Who Needs a Lampshade When Your Lightbulbs Are This Cool

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Created for The Standard Hotel in New York by Brooklyn-based artist KAWS, these limited edition lightbulbs, available in a set of three colors, should never be obscured by a lampshade. But move quick: they're only selling 1,000 of them.

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The Standard is the third hotel owned by André Balazs Properties to get the custom bulbs, after Chateau Marmont and The Mercer:

Illustration for article titled Who Needs a Lampshade When Your Lightbulbs Are This Cool
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The Standard's special lightbulbs, unveiled last night, can be picked up at The Standard Hotel shop or online for $65. Apparently they're moving fast; I made sure to buy mine before I published this post. [Notcot, Images: Notcot]

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OrangeYouHappy

$65 for a lightbulb? for that I'll get one of the awesome new LED ones that actually look half decent and won't need to be replaced til after I die