From @humanscale, a lamp that consists of a "bulb-less" archetypal lampshade with the primary light source being the shade itself. 
A symbol of domesticity, the lampshade has become a recognized object of comfort in today's culture. Yet, with today's miniature LED technology serving the same purpose, traditional lampshades have become increasingly unnecessary. 

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