Lighting probably plays the most important role in good design practice. Once you know what type of lighting you need, be it task, ambient and/or accent lighting, you can use it to good effect to change the mood of a room. Here are some fancy lights that push the very concept of what lights can be.
The Coffee Lights are very humorous and give the shades a soft glow while offering the practicality of task lighting in the kitchen. Designed by Anthology Quartett
The Liquid Lamp tells a very animated story of a clumsy moment in time suspended in motion.
Pouring Light Lamp was intended to show the illusory effect of light pouring out of this shade. Is it working? Designed by Yeongwoo Kim
This lamp can be reconfigured by disconnecting the light boxes. The pieces are held together by magnets!
This Sense Co. night table lamp is awesome for the simple fact that it holds scented oil with the dual purpose of aroma therapy.
The Alien Lighting is the perfect floor or table lamp for a modern home.
This space saving slinky-like contraption is called a Curly Sue Spiral Desk Lamp by Wendy Tytherleigh
These are all interesting concepts. But if you are looking to buy new lamps, do check out : 50 Awesome Table Lamps You Can Buy Right Now