When a psychiatric hospital employee roadtrips with his family, the result can either be National Lampoon's Shutter Island Vacation…or Luke Lamp Co., an endeavor started by a guy with that exact job, who found inspiration after stumbling upon vintage lamps on a New Hampshire family jaunt. These days (and nights), Luke salvages all manner of beautiful debris, then morphs it into industrial illumination that helps you to
Spotlight...the Fact that You Do Very Little Work: This desk lamp is a fusion of a vintage emergency spotlight and a heavy-duty metal bracket picked up from an abandoned train station, far more aesthetically pleasing than mounting a spotlight onto a hypodermic needle, a dead rat, or a DJ who had to go underground because everybody hated him so much for constantly playing "Meet Virginia"
to from the Street: Luke hauled this ancient 7ft street light back from NH, gutted it, cleaned it, and made it plug-in-able to a normal outlet, so now Gene Kelly can come in out of the rain and sing in your living room…which is annoying. Back to the rain with you, Gene Kelly
Get Your Decks in Effect: This T-shaped lumiere nests a 30-watt Edison bulb between pieces of hardwood decking held together by a natural jute fiber rope, which can also come in handy tying your dead grandmother to the roof of a car, or tying yourself to a chair so you're forced to watch Shutter Island.