Hong Kong, Feb. 22 -- Welcome to a world where electric engineering meets eclectic design as we put the spotlight on light installations with illuminating features. Image: Courtesy Mianzi

A century after Thomas Edison patented the light bulb, we are looking at light installations that explore ideas of sustainability, use unconventional materials and radiate the room with the brilliant designs. The blueprint of these gallery-worthy lights are almost like the lightning up of an imaginary light bulb when a great idea strikes. The proposition being to go beyond the basic wall-mounted lights, sparkly chandeliers or your grandmother's bedside cloth-covered lamp.

In principle they are designed to illuminate your space but in reality they add a...