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Ellum Solar • Light Different

$238,726

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Imagine the Possibilities — Light Different.

The new Ellum Solar is an intuitive smart light, embedded with sensors that illuminate the dark when motion is detected. Meaningfully designed, the Ellum attaches magnetically and has a touch dimmer to manually adjust the brightness of the light, wherever you need it. Thoughtfully simple, a solar panel spans the bottom of Ellum, making charging wire free and always available.

Designed to the Last Detail.

Reworked, refined and distilled, the new Ellum is inventive design that is purposefully formed. The body and mount conceals the aligning neodymium magnets, allowing the Ellum to be adjustable and easily detachable. The underside conceals a huge solar panel and LED diffuser. Precision made from solid hardwood, it is handcrafted in-house by Feltmark in Los Angeles.  

 Charging made simple.

 

 1 Day Charge = 6 Months of Use.

Designed to be — Light Your Way. 

The Ellum is much more than a motion sensor light. With features that matter, it's bright enough to be a desk lamp, and portable enough to be a light you have with you anywhere you go. Being wireless and solar charging, it's there where you need it, adding convenience and safety when needed.

Where you need it,

 When you need it,

 

Anywhere.

 

 And its so much more...

 

How would you use the Ellum Solar?

Specifications

Features

Different Modes

  • Motion Sensor - illuminates when motion is detected when dark.
  • Touch Dimmer - illuminates and adjusts brightness by touch.
  • Lamp Only - Disable motion sensing and illuminates only by touch.

American Black Walnut

 Hard White Maple

Rewards

  • $54 - Early Bird: 1 Ellum in either American Walnut or Hard White Maple 
  • $59 - 1 Ellum's in either American Walnut or Hard White Maple 
  • $108 - Early Bird: 2 Ellum's in either American Walnut or Hard White Maple ($54 each)
  • $118 - 2 Ellum in either American Walnut or Hard White Maple ($59 each)
  • $162 - Early Bird: 3 Ellum's in either American Walnut or Hard White Maple ($54 each)
  • $177 - 3 Ellum's in either American Walnut or Hard White Maple ($59 each)
  • $270 - Solar Set: 5 Ellum's in either American Walnut or Hard White Maple ($54 each)
  • $432 - Solar System: 8 Ellum's in either American Walnut or Hard White Maple ($54 each)
  • $490 - Special Edition Solar Set: 5 Ellum's in either Wenge or Zebra Wood ($98 each)
  • $784 - Special Edition Solar System: 8 Ellum's in either Wenge or Zebra Wood ($98 each)

Timeline

 

Felt • A sensation given by an object or material when touched. 

Mark • A level or stage that is considered significant. 

Feltmark® is a Los Angeles based studio brand made from an intersection of multidisciplinary backgrounds in philosophy, industrial design and bespoke manufacturing. Our studio crafts versatile home accessories that embody patience, craftsmanship and usefulness.

Felmark was created in 2015 by childhood friends - James Choi and David Okum. Passionate about design, both went on to become award winning designers in their respected fields. Graduating from the Design program at Otis, James went on to work on critically acclaimed films and television with various studios; ending his time with the design team at Apple after 3 years. David has studied Product and Environmental Design at Art Center in Pasadena. He started his design practice in 2013, past experiences include works with Herman Miller and Bernhardt Design.

 

Risks and challenges

Ellum Solar is a honest and skillfully crafted product. Made from quality materials, it requires specialized manufacturing and knowledge to execute.

For the past 4 years, we have developed and manufactured our own designs. Beginning from developing components, to creating our own tools, to building out the infrastructure needed for production. Our approach has been to combine manufacturing into the design process.

Ellum Solar is the second iteration of Ellum Smart Lights, with the original being released in 2015. From the lessons we have learned in the production of the original Ellum, it has allowed us to refine the Ellum even further to make a smarter and more affordable product. Working together with our electronics manufacture, we have continued to push what the future of lighting can be.

We are excited and truly humbled to be able to share this next step with you. From everyone at Feltmark, THANK YOU!

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