The Hono Light design by Japanese based company Metaphys brings a high tech edge to the traditional candle using an LED light source that flickers like a real candle and can be lit with a special magnetic match. It can even be turned off by blowing on it. Unfortunately, the product is only a concept piece at the moment —which is too bad because if you put a few of these together you could create some really interesting lighting solutions. [Metaphys via Dezeen via Boing Boing]
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