Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors

This modern oil candle illuminates a tiny stainless steel tree, casting enchanting shadows on your wall.
created by

Adam Frank

$6.00 - 48.00

Adam Frank created by

Adam Frank

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Invented by artist Adam Frank, this modern little oil candle casts an enchanting shadow from a tiny, stainless steel tree. As the flame flickers, the shadow of the tree moves like a light breeze is rustling its branches. A unique twist on a normal candle. Give one to your favorite hostess or light several at your next dinner party. The shadow's intensity and size will be affected by additional light in the room - the darker the room, the better the results. Comes with two containers of odorless, clean-burning liquid wax that last 17 hours each. Available in five styles (from left to right): Cedar, Nest, Magnolia, Pine, and Bloom. Set of two refills also available. Made in Brooklyn.



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Featured in Family Circle magazine.

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Adam Frank

created by

Adam Frank

location

New York

“When I was 4, my mother would give me old TVs and radios and hand me a hammer and screw driver. I made a bunch of stuff and begged to plug them in. No one let me, thank God.”

Adam Frank experiments with light, shadow, and interaction. His pieces combine fine art, toys, and home accents, and each carries an air of mystery that blurs the line between fantasy and reality. He began his career working at George Coates Performance Works, a high-technology theater company in San Francisco, where he specialized in computer graphics and creating 3D digital environments and effects that interacted with actors on stage. Now, Adam designs and produces artwork, products, and toys that benefit from his talent for creating environments and interactive characters. His work has been exhibited and installed all over the world, including a large-scale installation of his Lucid Mirror concept at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Made in the USA
Made from
stainless steel
Measurements
5.5" H x 2.5" dia
Notes
For best results, place close to projecting wall
Item ID
15567

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

We are sorry, but this item cannot be shipped outside of the US.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsLumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors
 
3.9

(based on 382 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (152)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (127)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (44)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (32)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (334)
  • Durable (97)
  • Long lasting (78)
  • Safe (47)
  • Easy to clean up (34)

Cons

  • Light is too dim (50)
  • Too small (19)
  • Burns too quickly (12)
  • Poor design (5)
  • Very small (4)

Best Uses

  • Decoration (196)
  • Ambiance (152)
  • Gifts (111)
  • Lighting (69)
  • Ambience (63)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (213), Budget shopper (64), Stylish (63), High-end shopper (49), Practical (40)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (186), No (53)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (83)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Satisfied

My sister and I gave this to our parents for their anniversary gift. We thought this to be pricey for something this size, but splitting the cost made it doable. It looks really...Read complete review

My sister and I gave this to our parents for their anniversary gift. We thought this to be pricey for something this size, but splitting the cost made it doable. It looks really nice when lit up and our parents enjoyed it. The projection is only about 8-10in tall and it needs to be in a really dark shadow or wall in the room to show up well.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good, not great

Had expectations that were not quite met with this item...I'm usually thrilled with my Uncommon Goods purchases, but not so much this time...a rare miss...I wanted to do...Read complete review

Had expectations that were not quite met with this item...I'm usually thrilled with my Uncommon Goods purchases, but not so much this time...a rare miss...I wanted to do something creative with a blank wall in my home and thought this would do the trick (I bought the Pine)...in fact I had planned to eventually buy several more and group them to create a "forest" effect on my wall...it's a beautiful little oil lamp, but it does have to be placed very close to a wall in order to get a nice crisp image, and the shadow cast is smaller than I had expected....in my opinion, not worth the price.

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5.0

The perfect gift to express encouragement

By 

from Pittsburgh, PA

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ambiance
    • Decoration
    • Gifts
    • Lighting

    Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

    Our boss has endured a long battle with a broken foot and was having her final surgery. We wanted to send something that would signify new life and cOwing out of the shadows of pain. She loves it, and can celebrate this new season every time she sees it.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Delivery was very prompt. I would have liked to include a message to her to explain the gift, but I put it in an email to her.

     
    5.0

    So cool!

    By 

    from Apex Nc

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Ambiance
      • Decoration
      • Gifts

      Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

      This is such a unique gift.

       
      4.0

      Perfect anniversary gift

      By 

      from Silver Spring, MD

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Ambiance
        • Decoration

        Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

        Not sure how much we'll actually light it, but when we have so far, it's cast a very delicate image on the wall. The image isn't large or especially well-defined, but it is attractive and added a nice ambiance to the room.

         
        5.0

        No disappointments yet!

        By 

        from South Bend IN

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design

        Cons

        • Light Is Too Dim
        • Too Small

        Best Uses

        • Ambiance

        Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

        The lamp has found a home and though I'm disappointed that it doesn't cast a large detailed shadow (except in pitch black), it was well received by my wife and it looks good on the shelf

         
        5.0

        Inque gift idea

        By 

        from South Carolina

        About Me High-end Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Easy To Clean Up
        • Long Lasting
        • Safe

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Ambiance
          • Decoration
          • Gifts

          Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

          perfect gift idea

           
          5.0

          Very unique gift idea

          By 

          from South Carolina

          About Me High-end Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Easy To Clean Up
          • Long Lasting
          • Safe

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Ambiance
            • Decoration
            • Gifts

            Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

            Great idea and gift

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Beautiful and timeless

            By 

            from Cleveland, OH

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Ambiance
              • Decoration
              • Gifts

              Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

              This was a gift for a person leaving our workplace; she loved the product's style and beauty.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Delivered on time, shipped and packed well.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Not a single exciting as I had thought it would be

              By 

              from Pittsburgh, pa

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Light Is Too Dim
                • Too Small

                Best Uses

                • Decoration

                Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

                Love the idea but when I received the product it was a lot smaller than I thought it would've been. The room has to be almost completely pitch black to see the reflection of the tree and closer to the wall to see at all.
                Needs a bigger flame or needs to be bigger in general. I will be returning

                 
                5.0

                UncommonGreat!

                By 

                from Houston

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Ambiance
                  • Decoration
                  • Gifts
                  • Lighting

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

                  Minus a shipping mistake, my phone is constantly buzzing with photos from my boyfriend of his new Pine lumi candle.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I love them!

                  By 

                  from Maryland

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Ambiance
                    • Decoration
                    • Gifts
                    • Lighting

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

                    I had given these as Christmas gifts and had to own it for myself so I bought 3 for me. I love the reflection it casts on the wall and it only adds to any decor. When entertaining, they are a great conversation piece and everyone has asked me where I bought them. A simple yet beautiful idea they are well worth the investment and I plan on collecting the whole set.

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