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Artist Ingo Maurer's Electric Table

An installation view of Ingo Maurer's Neon Table.Photo by Tom Vack, image courtesy of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York.

If you haven't made it up to the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum to check out Ingo Maurer's majestic installation of nearly 40 years of engrossing, cutting-edge light design, book it uptown — you only have until Sunday! Above, a preview. Maurer's Neon Table is a postmodern, neon-infused playpen for homogeneous miniatures and, might we add, quite the impressive coffee table. —Rachel Wolff