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Wrap, hook or string many Diahs to make complex lightscapes. This portable, multi-purpose LED light brightens any space - big or small.
Wrap, hook or string many Diahs to make complex lightscapes. This portable, multi-purpose LED light brightens any space - big or small.
Wrap, hook or string many Diahs to make complex lightscapes. This portable, multi-purpose LED light brightens any space - big or small.
257 backers pledged S$ 25,144 to help bring this project to life.

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Diah - The modern mini-light with endless applications

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Check out our video (above) for a look into the endless applications Diah can offer! 


Meet Diah - A flat, multi-purpose, paper-thin light that turns on in one easy snap!

It’s easy to assemble - Just snap the two magnetic ends together and your space is lit.

 

 

It’s lightweight & portable - Weighing in at 18 grams per light, Diah can also be packed flat and slipped right into any bag.

Modular form & function - Diah is more than just a pretty tea light. Snap many together to make wider bases. Just like lego, you can get creative and make complex lighting structures.

Omni-directional illumination - Our unique hollow design enables light to emit in all directions. A definite step up from traditional bulb lighting, you now have the ability to wrap your lights around any object.



48-hour battery life - Powered by 2 replaceable cell batteries, this light powers on for 2 days straight. Replace them if you need them to go on for longer.


Endless applications - Here are a couple of scenarios in which Diah can turn a bland moment into the perfect #mood.
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- Fairy Lights

- Tea Light
- Dining Chandelier

- Accent Light

- Wall Sconce

- Night Light

- Camping/Glamping

- Pop-Up Lighting & more!

How does it work?
Clasp the magnetic ends of this flat piece of paper and have your Diah transform into a beautiful light. Should you want it off, simply flatten it and slide it back into your bag.




Surprise yourself with Diah
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Be delighted by the endless combinations Diah offers. 
Its hollow design and magnetic clasps give you the opportunity to wrap it around tree trunks, poles or even, wine bottles. You can also create larger configurations such as chandeliers and halos if you’re into DIY. 


Inspiration:

"How can we do more with less?"

This question, in particular, inspired Diahs' design.

We started out with the goal of creating a structurally minimal product both in size & weight that when assembled, would command a presence far greater, than the sum of its parts.

Everything from the structure, electronics and even the manufacturing processes, have been stripped and reassessed to use as little as possible. 

We believe that driving sustainability is not only defined by materials used, it goes down to the final detail of shipping, packaging and minimising waste. To stick by these principles, we've minimised weight and designed for flat packability making shipping easy.


Specifications:

 **Do note: Colour options will only be available once we reach our stretch goal of 50,000$. If we only hit our initial goal of 20,000$ we will issue gold as the standard colour. 

Diah Timeline:

April 2017 - The first forms of Diah were prototyped.

August 2017 - Once we were happy with the functionality of Diah, we created a small batch of 50 Diahs to observe possible lead times with our vendors. We also used them for our brand video. Our inner circle of friends and family also got a chance to see our prototype and offer feedback.

October 2017 - After a few tweaks and a lot of 3D printed mock-ups of possible multi-functional hooks, we ordered in our first batch of 500 Diahs that are currently being used as marketing samples. 

November 2017 - We launch on Kickstarter! We're waiting to hit minimum order to hit the go button with our vendors! The sooner we reach our goals, the sooner we get production going.

We're also refining Diah to have a single clasp with a multi-functional hook like the one below.

December 2017 - Shipping of the first batch of Diahs begins! 

Rewards:

 

  

  

 

How to back Diah - If this is your first time backing a Kickstarter campaign, don't worry! Below is a simple guide to backing our campaign.

Step 1 - Choose your reward.
Choose the reward you'd like to back. You can only select 1 reward level during a Kickstarter campaign.

Step 2 - Pledge!
Press the pledge button and follow the instructions thereafter. We will reach out to you for additional info (like shipping details) via email once the campaign ends.

We will make sure we answer any question you guys have for us. Don't hesitate to shoot us a direct message here on Kickstarter or by email at hellodiah@mana.sg

Please note: 
Diahs' utility & design is patent pending and for the time being, is protected by a provisional patent.

International shipping:
Shipping of Diahs will be limited to India, Australia, Canada, Japan, S. Africa, Hong Kong & the United States of America for a set of 20 & 40 Diahs.

WE SHIP WORLDWIDE FOR REWARD BUNDLES OF 2, 5 & 10 DIAHS

We also ship to South Africa & Hong Kong but only for certain rewards levels. Shipping fees and tariffs will be charged as you check out on Kickstarter.
Any unforeseen costs with VAT and tariffs will be taken care of by the backer.

Local shipping (Singapore):
Local backers will be responsible for applicable postage fees. Shipping fees and tariffs will be charged as you check out on Kickstarter.
Any unforeseen costs with VAT and tariffs will be taken care of by the backer.

Product Reviews & Press: 

JustSaying Asia

Hype&Stuff

Product Hunt

Gadget Flow

The Grey Alley

Little Black Book

Risks and challenges

Risks and challenges:
We've spent a lot of time building strong partnerships with experienced manufacturers to mitigate as many risks as possible, but we know there will still be unexpected challenges along the way. We will always be transparent and inform our backers of potential hurdles.

Ship date:
We have built in extra time for the manufacturing process and are confident we will ship by the projected dates. We will always keep you informed if things take longer than planned.

Product:
We have taken the following steps to ensure that we deliver the best quality product: - Built over 15 working prototypes. We will only make design refinements to enhance the product experience. - Extensively tested prototypes for performance and durability.

Manufacturing:
We have established relationships with experienced contract manufacturers to mitigate the risk of delays by material suppliers and to ensure quality control is implemented to the highest level. We have built test prototypes with our manufacturer and they fully understand our product, specifications and production timeline.

A shout out to everyone who has supported and made Diah what it is today. It really does take a village!

A special thank you to Herbert Pradjaja, Antariksh Jain & Egan the trio behind the beautiful images and video. Thank you to Melissa Tan, Opal, Manish Melwani & Natasha Singh for being our amazing talent for the videos.

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    Pledge S$ 29 or more About $21

    A set of 2 Diahs

    Perfect for gifting, we're also sending a beautiful Diah inspired postcard with this set of 2 Diahs.

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    Pledge S$ 29 or more About $21

    A set of 2 Diahs [Batch 2]

    Perfect as gifts for your loved ones.
    We're also including a beautiful Diah inspired postcard with this bundle.

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    • Diah Inspired Postcard
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    Pledge S$ 29 or more About $21

    A set of 2 Diahs [Batch 2]

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    We're also including a beautiful Diah inspired postcard with this bundle.

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    Pledge S$ 69 or more About $51

    A set of 5 Diahs

    5 Diahs is a good number to light up a room. You will also receive a beautiful Diah inspired postcard.

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    Pledge S$ 69 or more About $51

    A set of 5 Diahs [Batch 2]

    5 Diahs is a good number to light up a room.
    We're also including a beautiful Diah inspired postcard with this bundle.

    Includes:
    • Diah Inspired Postcard
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    Pledge S$ 69 or more About $51

    A set of 5 Diahs [Batch 2]

    5 Diahs is a good number to light up a room.
    We're also including a beautiful Diah inspired postcard with this bundle.

    Includes:
    • Diah Inspired Postcard
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    Pledge S$ 109 or more About $80

    A set of 10 Diahs

    10 is the perfect number to get uber creative with Diahs.
    Make fairy lights, chain links & more.

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    Pledge S$ 109 or more About $80

    A set of 10 Diahs [Batch 2]

    10 is the perfect number to get uber creative with Diahs.
    Make fairy lights, chain links & more!

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    Pledge S$ 209 or more About $153

    A set of 20 Diahs

    20 Diahs are just right for parties and outdoor gatherings.

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    Pledge S$ 209 or more About $153

    A set of 20 Diahs [Batch 2]

    20 Diahs are just right for parties and outdoor gatherings.

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    Pledge S$ 409 or more About $300

    A set of 40 Diahs

    Perfect for small businesses and pop-up stores, we'll also send you plenty of Diah tips to spruce up your space.

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    A set of 40 Diahs [Batch 2]

    Perfect for small businesses and pop-up stores, we'll also send you plenty of Diah tips to spruce up your space.

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Funding period

- (30 days)