Guess How You Turn On These Lamps

A lamp that balances art, design and science? No, it's not magic. Let the Heng Balance Lamp show you the light.

You probably never thought about how incredible boring an act it is to turn on a lamp, but that's because you never realized it could be an experience. Created by Chinese designer Li Zan Wen, the Heng Balance Lamp is deceptive in its simplicity: The two floating wooden balls in the center contain magnets that, when connected, activate the lights. It's like flipping an invisible switch in mid-air—and it might just be your next big party trick.

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