Call them '60s relics or hippy home accessories, lava lamps have been casting their dim but groovy light on interiors for half a century, having hit British shelves 50 years ago on Tuesday. A British company began marketing their original …
The lava lamp—that famous, gloopy light that’s lit up the grooviest living rooms and dorm rooms for decades—first hit shelves 50 years ago today. A British inventor, Edward Craven-Walker, created the lamp after being inspired by a …
The lava lamp turns 50 this year! The product's inventor, Edward Craven Walker, was inspired by a Christmas ornament containing oil and water. This month in 1963, he launched his company, now called Mathmos, named after the lava
In 2004 the Target Corporation donated a 50-foot tall Lava Lamp simulator to the city ... While fundraising will likely take some time, Kovach said it might just turn things around for the town. "Over the last ten years we've seen a lot of …
The original exotic conversation piece – the lava lamp – has been moodily lighting teenage bedrooms since 1963. Despite numerous incarnations since, Mathmos was the original brand to develop these psychedelic love-streams. They were …
The 50th anniversary lava lamps at the Mathmos factory in Poole, England. The company, based in Poole, Dorset, has been making the lava lamp since 1963, after it's British inventor Edward Craven-Walker was inspired to make it after …
The lamp, with its hypnotic moving liquid blob center, helped define the psychedelic era. It first hit stores in Britain on this day in 1963. The lamp's inventor was inspired by the design of an odd egg timer in a pub.