Scary Lamp

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I’ve written a bit before about the slightly odd interior decoration in Chinese hotels. Here’s a Lovecraftian table lamp that sits on the check-in desk, inspiring cosmic dread, at the Relax hotel in Hangzhou.

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4 thoughts on “Scary Lamp

  1. It looks a lot like an Ediacaran organism, growing by segments, and keeping the ratio of surface to volume constant.
    Alternatively you could see it as the larval form of something that gets much bigger, more complex and more hungry.
    Philip K. Dick idea: “Are you sure it is a lamp mimicking an organism and not the other way around?”

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