When you've seen A Christmas Carol (1983), that 80s holiday flick, you might remember the infamous "leg lamp".
Wheather or not it was a joke of Production Designer Reuben Freed, since then this unique lamp design (a no-brainer if you think about it) has become a classic.
The most beatufiful rendition of the idea comes from CGI artist Bertrand Benoit.
An intersting twist on the idea ist Chromeo's "Fancy Footwork" album cover (buy) and subsequently -idea fixa like - in their stage shows:
-- a whole chinese-manufactured leg-lamp store