The suns rays coming through a cloud can be quite a beautiful sight – using far more mundane means, this cloud lamp manages to nonetheless catch the eye like a passing puff might in the sky.

Dominic Wilcox on his work: “I had a bag of polystyrene balls under my desk for a year. I liked to look and feel of them, they seemed to have potential but I wasn’t sure what direction that potential could lead. One day I put a light bulb in the bag, it looked interesting. While experimenting with polystyrene balls and mixing them with different glues and resins I created some ball objects. I noticed that light passed through the balls in a similar way to light passing through a cloud. One of my experiments lead to a ceiling light called Nimbus”

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While it isn’t the only cloud light in town, there is something less literal and more whimsical about it than some of its creative counterparts like this Cloud Suspension Lamp shown above.