It's Raining Jams: Interactive Cloud Lamp Speaker

July 18, 2014


This is Cloud, an interactive lamp and speaker designed by Richard Clarkson. It looks like a cloud and lights up to music or nearby movement. It doesn't actually rain though, which is a shame because that would be a great way to tell guests it's time for them to leave.

This smart little creative lamp is replete with lights, motion sensors, microphones, and a powerful speaker system. A remote control allows user to set it to different modes, getting it to act like a simple thunder cloud, to respond to movements in its surroundings, or to respond to sounds or music that it hears around it.

I want one. Unfortunately, they cost $3,360 apiece. So I'm going to do the next best thing: hang a bare bulb from the ceiling and turn my speakers up so loud that it flickers when the bass drops.

Keep going for a video demo of the lamp-speaker in action.

Thanks to Meize and Nathan Z, who agree the closest you're going to get to raining inside is your upstairs neighbor's bathtub leaking.

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