The Humble One is the first battery-powered lamp that puts the traditional glass bulb front and centre. The bulb of this cordless table light glows like any old-school incandescent type, but is made out of tiny and efficient LEDs. Fully charged, it produces up to 140 hours of light.
The bulb’s brightness can be changed by simply pressing the button on the bottom to one of three different settings: candle, ambient and work. The battery can be charged both wirelessly – on any QI standard charger – and via USB-C cable (provided). After four to six hours the Humble One is fully charged and ready to go another round.
Under the hood of the Humble One is a clever, modular, battery-powered system in which all components are easily serviceable and replaceable. The bulbs are replaceable as well, giving it an even longer potential life span.
The beginnings of Humble go back to 2018 when Jorren Teertstra, teamed up with his design buddies from APE Amsterdam. With a love of design and an aversion to cables, they set out to create a modern-day alternative to the ultimate mood lighting: candles. Their first lamp quickly became a household favourite, with its long battery life and signature bulb. They named themselves ‘Humble’, after this small and friendly initial design.