Haaa! and Hooo! Lamps Have an LED Display and a Price Tag As Ridiculous As the Name
May 06, 2009 21:00
Perhaps the names "Haaa!" and "Hooo!" were inspired by the reaction designer Philippe Starck expected when people got a glimpse of the price tag for his new crystal lamps with embedded LED displays.
Indeed, there are 49 examples of the small table "Hooo!" version with a price tag of nearly $12,000. On the other hand, there are only 9 of the 6-foot "Haaa!" lamps, and each one of those will set you back around $120,000. I think I will forgo the crystal and wait for a plastic version with the guts of one of those cheap LED wands you find on impulse buy tables in men's clothing stores embedded in it. [Waldemeyer via Born Rich]
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