The Candél Story

Inspired by a cone of light, Candél’s graceful vessel-like silhouette is in perfect harmony with its surroundings allowing the environment to filter through.  Candél casts a warm, intimate candle-like glow that’s sure to seduce and become the central focus of any social gathering. Candél is a fully rechargeable portable LED light designed for both indoors and outdoors. Features a robust PMMA body in Clear, Bronze, and Smoke tint combined with a striking anodized aluminum light module that offers capacitive touch light control to provide up to 4 light levels to set the perfect ambiance. Battery life ranges from 10 to 150 hours depending on light intensity.

2020 Hospitality Design Product Award
2021 International Design Awards: Gold in Illumination

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Light to the TouchCandél blends premium materials and finishes with capacitive touch light control offering four light levels to set the perfect ambiance both indoors and out.
Textural ExpressionCandel is a study in weightlessness and transparency, gracefully elevating its cylindrical machined aluminum light module over its elegant, fluted PMMA cone diffuser to provide glare free illumination while celebrating the surface below.
In HarmonyCandél’s graceful proportions and scale feels right at home around dinnerware, stemware and wine vessels. It works beautifully in harmonious groupings at restaurants, cafes and outdoor terraces.


Introducing Candél.



Candél Backstory.



  • Ships in minimal tube packaging
  • Minimal use of materials
  • Contains no hazardous materials such as mercury
  • Designed for disassembly
  • Uses only 2.2W of power (90% more efficient than a comparable halogen light source, 40% more efficient than CFLs)
  • 97% of material is recyclable
  • Lasts for 50K hours or 25 years of daily use


Pablo Pardo
Venezuelan-born industrial designer Pablo Pardo has defined his career by creating beautiful, sparse, utilitarian lighting that fosters harmonious relationships between people and their environments.

Pablo Studio
The Pablo Studio is a small group of makers and inventors with a diverse background in industrial design and craft, and a deep understanding of manufacturing, materials and technology.

  • Specifications: Candél

    Clear diffuser/Silver Module
    Bronze diffuser/Brass Module
    Clear diffuser/White Module
    Smoke Diffuser/Black Module

    PMMA Diffuser
    Aluminum Light Module
    Fabric Cord

    4-stage step dimming
    10-150hr battery life
    USB charging cable included
    IP Rating: IP20

    Voltage: 120V-240V 50/60Hz
    Power Consumption: 2.2W
    Color Temperature:  2500-1800K
    Warm Dim
    Luminosity: 100 Lumens
    Color Rendition Index: 90 CRI
    Cord Length: 6’ (1.83m) 
    3 hr Charge Time