moritz waldemeyer: my new flame light for ingo maurer
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feb 22, 2013
moritz waldemeyer: my new flame light for ingo maurer



‘my new flame’ by moritz waldemeyer
image © tom vack
copyright ingo maurer GmbH

 

 

designboom visited the ingo maurer showroom in munich where an installation of moritz waldemeyer‘s ‘my new flame’ lantern
is on view during munich creative business week.

here, the luminescent atmosphere from the ancient past – the simple yet complex candle flame – is recreated.
each light is comprised of a double-sided rectangular circuit board display, housing 128 small LEDs (per side) on its upper end,
programmed to express warm color temperatures in order to render the effect of torches flickering in the wind, offering a realistic glow of
burning candles.
from a short distance, the lamps are indistinguishable from the real thing, thanks to this perfect tonal matching, and it is only upon closer inspection
that the low resolution charm of the digital panels are revealed.

 

 


ingo maurer
portrait © designboom 

 

 


display of moritz waldemeyer’s ‘my new flame’ lamps  in ingo maurer’s showroom in munich
image © designboom

 

 


from a distance the lights are indistinguishable from real candles
image © desginboom

 

 


128 LED lights on each side of the circuit board display are programmed with warm temperature colors to evoke the look of a burning flame

image © designboom

 

 


my new flame product context
image © tom vack
copyright ingo maurer GmbH

 

 




detail of the exposed circuit board
image © tom vack
copyright ingo maurer GmbH


 




moritz waldemeyer: ‘my new flame’ light for ingo maurer 

 




moritz waldemeyer: ‘my new flame’ light for ingo maurer LED detail

 

 

 

 

munich creative business week

2013 marks the second annual munich creative business week, which hosts conferences, presentations, talks, workshops,
exhibits and road shows, focusing on various aspects of designs. the goals of the event are to network top companies with designers
of various disciplines and promote an open discussion about sustainable developments, trends and ideas for an both a
professional audience as well as interested members of the public.

MCBW is organized by bayern design GmbH and sponsored by the bavarian state ministry of economic affairs, infrastructure, transport
and technology as well as the city of munich. cooperation part of MCBW is iF international forum design GmbH, with BMW group as a partner.
designboom is media partner.

munich creative business week
february 16 – 24, 2013

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