For a space-saving lamp, hang a lightbulb on a cord off of a wall-mounted shelf bracket. note: this isn't just any old cord and socket or any old bulb. The bracket is carefully chosen too.
Snoerboer Rotterdam - Design your own lamp with these colored textile cords from Snoerboer at the Nieuwe Binnenweg Rotterdam.
A lamp made out of doilies! Take a bunch of doilies and sort of papier-mache them to a large balloon. Pop the balloon, run a light through the doily-ball, and BAM. The effect is beautiful.