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Sinfonia captures an imaginary promenade in the heart of Hong Kong. At the edge of the Victoria Habour, the scent of the sea intertwines with the dazzling cityscape.
We created Sinfonia to offer premium candles in the combination of illumination and scent, providing you a perfect cozy experience at a reasonable price.
When you light up the candle (by real flame), the flame activates the LED lights within the candle automatically so you do not need to worry about flipping a switch!
The structures of the candleholder are designed to allow candle and LED lights to shine with iconic effects. With the combination of candleholder (the Cubic/Circles) and the Clusters candle refill, Sinfonia creates elegant shadow projections on the surface where the candle is placed.
Scent is the soul of our candles. That is why we spent months working with a global fragrance house on the development of the most unique scents that we desire. With their well established reputation and experiences for decades in perfumery, together we have created some special and soothing scents that you have been waiting for!
The burn time of a Sinfonia candle is 30 hours. BUT, with candle refills, Sinfonia is reusable for an indefinite time. When the candle is consumed, you can get a new candle refill and try a different scent! The candleholder and candle refill cup can both be used as drinking cup, pencil holder, plant pot, etc. You name it!
Sinfonia is launching 3 candleholders - The Mosiac, The Circles and The Cubic with candle refills “Cluster” and “Bouquet”.
We do our best to ship your reward worldwide safe and sound. We are committed to minimize the shipping fee for our backers in every possible way.
We are a small crew of white-collars in our 20s who worked full-time jobs in Hong Kong. Born and raised in one of the busiest city in the world, we understand how stressful city life can be.
Having spent countless nights writing prospectus and crunching numbers, we were bored and drained. One night staying late in the office as usual, we looked out from the window and realized how beautiful these shimmering neon lights are. And that’s what inspired us to create something.
That’s where it all started. We want to create something mind-soothing, a getaway from the hustle and bustle. Neon lights has to be part of it, to reminisce those late nights. After throwing away some bad ideas, scented candles came to our mind. Combining the shape and effect of neon lights and scented candles, Sinfonia is born!
After months of planning and developments, we have determined the required materials, the go-to suppliers and manufacturers. We are confident that the production can be completed within the time we set out to, as the entire production process has been finalised.
We would like to assure you Sinfonia is perfectly safe to use, after numerous tests carried by our engineers partner.
Fire-Resistance PC plastic: Both the candleholder and candle refill cup is made of UL94 grade fire-retardant PC plastic. They will not catch fire even if a lighter flame is directly applied to it. We also made sure the distance between the wick and the edge of the container is long enough. But our advice is to take extra caution when lighting the candle, avoid applying flame directly to the candleholder and refill cup from the lighter, same as every regular candle!
- Stopper mechanism & Heat-shrink tubing: You may concern about the chance of candle flame burning the batteries. We made sure that would not happened by installing a copper buckle and heat-shrink tubing between the wick and the PCBA module (batteries). It acts as a protective barrier to stop the flame and heat from spreading further down to the batteries. After burning for around 30 hours, the flame reaches the copper buckle at the bottom, the flame goes off immediately.
Sinfonia is committed to minimize the shipping fee for each of our backer in every possible way! If you have a question about shipping or handling, please don’t hesitate to contact us!
You may realize the shipping fee is slightly higher than average. This is mainly contributed by the lithium batteries installed in the candle refills. Although there are increasingly more regulations and higher cost in shipping items with lithium batteries, we are ongoingly bargaining with couriers which we believe are offering the best prices for our backers!
As a candle enthusiast, we need your support in order to continue our journey. Each of your support means a great deal to us, please join us and help us bring Sinfonia to life!
Thank you very much for listening to our story!
Risks and challenges
Like any other startups, we have faced some risks and challenges while completing the project.
Industrial: The required precision of details and quality in plastic moulding is something we have been working closely with our technical team. In order to overcome various technical issues, we have spent months in making modifications to our plastic mould.
Financial: Sinfonia is a very young brand which constantly adapts to the candle market and its trends. This implies that having a well-planned budget control and a thorough manufacturing implementation may be a challenge for us with our limited budget.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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