Put a sock on it

If UK-based designer Jay Watson has the universal problem of mismatched and missing socks, he doesn’t whine and curse like the rest of us. He just takes his socks and makes them into lamps. The designer is well-known for using materials like socks and newspapers to create quirky yet functional products. Watson creates his sock lamps by treating them with a sunflower-based eco-resin. This makes sure that the light from the source filters through the texture of the socks in a lovely, ethereal fashion. The lamps can then be suspended from the ceiling.

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