About Ingo Maurer

Born 1932 on the Island of Reichenau, Lake Constance, Germany.
Training as typographer in Germany and in Switzerland.
Studies in graphic design from 1954 to

1960 emigration to USA. Working as a freelance designer in New York and San Francisco. 1963 return to Europe.

Settling in Munich. 1966 start of "Design M". First lamp: Bulb. Several design awards. Lamps in collections of different museums.

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Fresh inspiration for hotel design at Sleep 2015



Sleep, Europe’s most important annual destination for the hotel design, architecture and development community, celebrates its 10th edition on 24 and 25 November at London’s Business Design Centre. Over two days visitors can experience a series


Bright Ideas

Atrium Magazin für Wohnkultur, Design und Architektur


If you think of ambient lighting, you think of him: Ingo Maurer has been regarded as a pioneer of revolutionary light sculptures since 1966. His fascinating work comprises numerous designs, from sober to playful, from oversized to filigree, from


Lux Redux: Euroluce 2013 – Part II

Simon Keane-Cowell


Need more light in your life? The second part of Architonic's survey of high-end lighting design from this year's Euroluce fair in Milan should provide the illumination you're looking for.


Easily LED: the charms (and challenges) of a developing ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


Many hands make light work, goes the old saying. Many new LED producers also make the creative possibilities of working with such a fast-changing technology exciting, thanks to the proliferation of products they bring to the market. But, for lighting


Non Plus Ultra: the Interior Innovation Award 2013's ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


The biggest, the fastest, the smartest. When it comes to marketing-speak, there's nothing like a superlative to liven things up. Best of Best – the annual exhibition held at imm cologne of the category winners from the Interior Innovation Award


Light Headed: Euroluce 2011

Simon Keane-Cowell


Excuse me. Have you got a light? No? Well, maybe you should have visited this year's edition of Euroluce, the international lighting fair that rides pillion with the Milan Salone Internazionale del Mobile. But not to worry. Architonic has made a


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In der Münchner Kaiserstrasse 47 sind Ausstellungsräume von Ingo Maurer entstanden.


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