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Project Lumia: an eighth art

A project in Healdsburg, CA by Dale Rorabaugh
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Made from retired wine barrels and sculpted milled aluminum, a LED lamp with a fully adjustable pivot arm. Finally a lamp you'll love.
Backers: 111
Average Pledge Per Backer: $166

Funded: $18,461 of $3,000
Dates: Sep 3rd -> Oct 13th (40 days)
Project By: Dale Rorabaugh
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Latest News

OMG!

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Less than 7 hours!  Get it now because tomorrow it's $450+ Best, Dale  (Read More)

Less than 17 hours left

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Less than 17 hours left to get a Lumia for someone or let them know about it. We appreciate all your support! Thanks for making it happen. Best, Dale  (Read More)

Shipping

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
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Less Than 60 Hours to Go!

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We only have less than 60 hours to go. Please reach out and share our project! Dale http://twitter.com/rorabaughdesign http://rorabaughdesigns.com  (Read More)

Had to share this...

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
From Go! @megafounder_go Amazing success! An incredible #LED lamp. Project Lumia: an eighth art http://buff.ly/GzOOot by @RorabaughDesign on #Kickstarter RETWEET!  (Read More)

We're On Yanko Design

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Only 5 days left on the project.  We're busy receiving parts for Lumia and continuing with the production.  Please share our project with anyone you think would love this handcrafted lamp. Also, here's what Yanko Design has to say: Yanko Design... (Read More)

Only 6 Days Left!

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
A big thank you to all that have backed our project.  Please share it with your friends. http://kck.st/1a3gfRn  Thanks for staying with us! Dale  (Read More)

Production Update

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
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"Ultra" Version Sneak Peek

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
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Rewards Update

September 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We have two new rewards to tell you about.   One is a "COMPACT EDITION" of Lumia where the dimensions are smaller.  There have been some inquiries if this were possible and yes it is now available.   The second new reward is the "ULTRA" where the... (Read More)

Customized Router Jig

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
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From Wine to Light

September 11th - via: yankodesign.com
Nearly 200,000 wine barrels are retired each year in California. Although some end up as planters or firewood, many are destined for landfills. Designer Dale Rorabaugh decided to do something about that. His team rescues wine barrels from wineries that simply don’t have the space to keep them any longer. To give them new life, they repurpose the material into a practical, artistic table lamp each with an expressive and unique history. (Read More)

Rorabaugh Designs Launches Project Lumia; Meets Initial Kickstarter Goal In 24 Hours

September 10th - via: crowdfundingguide.com
The Kickstarter campaign to fund the most unique LED lamp met with striking success, hitting its initial goal within the first twenty-four hours with support of over 26 backers. Lumia is an elegant, functional, affordable, and well-designed LED lamp that is made in the U.S.A. Lumia is the term coined by 20th Century Artist Thomas Wilfred to refer to art created from light. He coined the term “lumia” to describe “an eighth art” where light would stand on its own as an expressive art form. (Read More)

Sneak Peek - From Barrel to Lumia

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
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Just reached 60 backers!

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
THANK YOU AGAIN! KEEP SHARING. Best, Dale  (Read More)

Surpassed 250%

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
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[PRESS RELEASE] Dale Rorabaugh Successfully Achieves His Kickstarter Funding Goal for "PROJECT LUMIA: An Eighth Art"

September 5th - via: sbwire.com
Made from retired wine barrels, Lumia is an LED desk lamp that combines LED lighting with a unique fully adjustable dual pivot arm. This lamp is truly functional art. Lumia is the term coined by 20th Century Artist Thomas Wilfred to refer to art created from light. He coined the term "lumia" to describe "an eighth art" where light would stand on its own as an expressive art form. (Read More)

189% of Goal!

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
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101% Funded!

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to everyone for making this happen in less than 12 hours.  You're going to love your lamp.  Will be posting progress on next steps soon!  Thanks again. Don't forget to share the love! Best, Dale  (Read More)

Now at 87%

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you! Let's push to over the 100% mark.  We never get tired of saying thank you! Couldn't do it without you wonderful backers who appreciate functional art at its best! Sincerely, Dale  (Read More)

We've reached over 50% of our goal!

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to you, we have reached over 50% of our funding goal! Thank you so much. Keep on sharing.  Best, Dale  (Read More)

We're almost at 50% funded!

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Backers! A big thank you is extended this morning.  You've managed to back this project and get it closer to the reality of becoming funded.  In less than four hours we are 39% of our goal.  You are the exclusive 10 backers to get in on the... (Read More)

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