With your 3D printer you can create the most unusual lamps to give your flat or house a new look! Here are a few suggestions:
Small, but impressive! Amazing what great light effects this 3D-printed lamp can project on the walls! The meander pattern also looks great on the lamp itself. The design by maker “Hultis” already has some re-makes and remixes. Well, don’t you feel like it?
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: Hultis
Blaze of Color
These lamps may not be the craziest, but if you mix them colorfully together like Maker “loodwig”, rooms definitely look stylish. The most special: During the day, the lampshades have a light pastel shade, but if you turn them on at night, they shine in bright colours, as in the photo.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: loodwig
This 24 x 24 x 37 cm rocket not only looks good lighted up in the evening, but is also a cool decoration during the day. Three tea lights fit into the lamp body. Important: Only LED lights are allowed – real tea lights would of course melt the plastic. For a make you need approx. 46 hours printing time and approx. 500 gram filament.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: graph
For this design Maker “FLOWALISTIK” was inspired by Batman vs. Superman. You don’t need any support structures and you can experiment with materials, maybe even with several colors. If you choose PLA, of course you don’t need a heatable print bed. The build volume of your printer should be at least 12 x 12 x 12 cm large. You don’t need a screw or glue to mount the lamp – the stylish parts come out of your printer ready to assemble!
Found on Pinshape, Maker: FLOWALISTIK
The first design for the Creality CR10 Mini of maker “geneticfractals” is this lamp which shade consists of 12 “leaves”. Depending on the color of the filament or the light bulb you can create different atmospheres. But: Anyone who dares to make it should definitely have 3D printing experience.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: geneticfractals
This cool designer lamp was created as part of the LUX Festival in Helsinki to let the dark winter days be a little friendlier. You don’t need any support for printing, but Maker “Salokannel” has a very thin ring built into the model to make your print object more stable. Afterwards you can easily remove the support by hand.
Found on Pinshape, Maker: Salokannel. Price: 1$
Triple Low Poly
Super-harmonic lampshades in low poly style, which you can also personalise.
Found on Cults, Maker: Mightynozzle
With this lamp it´s never boring, because you can create with it great light and shadow effects and conjure for example forest scenarios or Arabic ornaments on your walls. The lampshade is interchangeable, rotates and can be combined with an additional, smaller variant.
Found on Cults, Maker: Job
How awesome these colors! This Escher-looking lamp reminds of a fireball, doesn’t it? Maker “mingshiuan” chose nylon as filament and printed the puzzle lamp with a Flashforge Finder.
Found on Pinshape, Maker: mingshiuan
Well, actually jellyfish are maybe not the most sympatic animals and we don´t want to touch them, but as a lamp they are pretty cool! For the floor lamp in this picture the simple frame “HEMMA” from IKEA was used to hold the arty lamp shade.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: unellenu
Let’s stick to the sea ambience: How about a little Voronoi-style coral reef from the 3D printer? Remember how colorful such marine plants can be! Sufficient filament selection at home? Well, what are we waiting for?
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: PRATRIK
Origami technique is not just applicable to paper, but also with 3D printing!
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: Nelujones
Do you like tribal look? What about this cool Easter Island sculpture?
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: azopper
The maker of these colorful lights saw them for the first time in Thailand, but he didn’t like the price at all, so he made his own ones. Even monochrome lamps look great! The STL. files are provided for lamps with a size of 5, 10 and 15 cm.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: stoof
This is a extravagant model for design lovers of the 1920-1940s! The lampshade was printed with “Clear” ABS and a 40 watt bulb is the perfect choice for a great ilumination.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: audin
Every detail of this mushroom has been taken into account: Lamellas under the cap and leaves covering the ground. A true joy for your children – or even for yourself? When built up, it measures around 11.7 x 11.7 x 19.6 cm.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: Protonik
For biologists among you! Use the arty form simply as a sculpture or light it up with a LED lamp and enjoy the shadow plays on the wall! The model is optimized for a Makerbot Replicator.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: nervoussystem
Great! “Sparky6548” has designed a kind of Super Mario theme park with a glowing question mark block.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: Sparky6548
Here a lamp for 100 % vegetarians! The design is reminiscent of an artichoke and a kind of homage to lighting expert Louis Poulsen. The print job could be a little challenging, so it´s good to add some support.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: gCreate
If you are into nuclear effects and have always been fascinated by the massive explosion of a nuclear bomb, here is the more peaceful and economical version including a lamp base.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: Protonik
Add some color to your walls! Maker “JOB” printed the flower-shaped lamp in spiral vase mode in three parts, namely a base and two blossom parts. The color effects are created by three different colored LEDs placed inside the flower.
Found on Cults, Maker: JOB
This owl will decorate your bookshelf or desk! It´s 31.3 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm big and can be printed in approx. 15 hours.
Found on Thingiverse, Maker: toolmoon