About the Collection Ingo Maurer My New Flame
The outstading design object My New Flame was created in 2012 by Moritz Waldemeyer for the innovative lighting brand Ingo Maurer. The light fixture utilizes modern LEDs to simulate a nostalgic lighting effect, namely the lively flicker of candle light - a completely novel idea that helped My New Flame to be included in the New Yorker Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection.
The product family includes the table lamp My New Flame as well as the single pendant light One New Flame and the modular pendant lamps Flying Flames, which also offer stronger, downward-directed LED spotlights in addition to the LED candles.
At the core of the design is a slender circuit board with displays located on each side of its upper tip. On each display, 128 LEDs simulate a dancing flame, unpredictable and always in motion. Even though the individual lighting dots that constitute the flame are easily visible, the movement is so natural that one is almost led to believe that a real flame is hidden behind the display. Still, the light's design is wholly modern, taking inspiration from technology, with the distinctive circuit board patterns and a pared-down formal language.
The table lamp sports the circuit board on a discreet base, and because it works cable-free, it can be used just like a real candle holder: as table decoration or to create a romantic mood lighting without the hassle of a cable.
The pendant lamps are suspended with two very thin cables. Aside from the single pendant light One New Flame, the collection also offers the opportunity to create larger and individual clouds of floating LED candles, the pendant lights Flying Flames: using rectangular or square ceiling canopies and up to 10 LED candles, with up to three added downlights. The downlights provide direct lighting, while the LED candle light's soft flickering plays a decorative role.
The light fixtures are made of metal, synthetic material and anodized aluminium. They are available in black, red and white. The canopies are always white.
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