Design by Moritz Waldemeyer along with Ingo Maurer and team, 2013.
Made in Germany by Ingo Maurer.
My New Flame is a distinctive table 'candle' that never burns down. At the upper end of a sleek circuit board, a candle seems to flicker in the wind. Up close, you will perceive a double-sided rectangular display made of 128 LEDs (each side), which renders the image of a burning flame. From a slight distance, the LEDs 'melt' into the image of a single flame. Sophisticated programming of the LEDs and their warm color temperature make the flame look astonishingly realistic. A movie of a burning flame was converted to pixel data and then coded to each individual LED to reflect the movement. The luminosity of the two displays is roughly comparable to a standard white candle. The silver circuitry and controllers, visible on board, create an elegant composition of mysterious and delicate ornamentation.
My New Flame stylishly integrates into living rooms, lights up elaborately set tables and serves as a night light for all those who prefer not to fall asleep in the dark. Pulled out from a bag, it lets you create a spontaneous candlelight dinner, where ever you are: at the park, in a car or a badly lit hotel room.
My New Flame can be powered with batteries or with the included 5 foot USB cable. The base accepts 4AA batteries (not included)- use of rechargeable NiMH batteries is recommended. Or, use the USB cable and plug it into a computer or standard USB wall charger to provide power. Rechargeable batteries can be charged directly in the base of the lamp, an LED light will indicate charging status. On/off switch is located on the base. Offered in black or red.
Material(s): Plastic, Metal
Dimensions: 3.54"Square X 15.75"H
Lamp Type: LED
Bulbs: 256 LEDs; .6 watts total; 5V; 2700K; CRI 80 (included)