The NightNight Lamp by Vanessa Hordies

February 27, 2011

The NightNight Lamp by Vanessa Hordies

Vanessa Hordies created this nightlight design that dims as a person drifts to sleep. The sand from the hourglass falls to slowly cover the light below after 15 minutes.

Design, night light
Design, night light
Design, night light

I feel like this would be a peaceful, calming way to fall asleep, plus the design is pretty clever.

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Jessica Patterson

Jessica Patterson

Hi, I'm Jessica. I'm a Designer and Writer at Drawbackwards and write for the Design Blog at I enjoy vintage things, letterpress, publication design, and long walks around the Cesar Chavez Park pond. You can follow me on twitter at @jessdoodled for lots of fun randomness.

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