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Biography Ingo Maurer

Ingo Maurer, born 1932, started to design exceptional lighting and lighting systems in 1966, which his company produces and distributes worldwide. He develops lighting concepts and spectacular one-offs for private and public buildings with his team. Bulb (1966), the low-voltage halogen system YaYaHo (1984) and Lucellino (1992), a winged light bulb, are among his best-known designs. Ingo Maurer GmbH is based in Munich, Germany, with a large showroom next to the studio and offices. An older, but smaller showroom run directly by Ingo Maureris located in Soho, New York.

Biography Ingo Maurer (2018)

Subway station Marienplatz in Munich
Lighting concept by Ingo Maurer

Walk down a few steps to the mezzanine level below Marienplatz, Munich’s central place to see what a fresh lighting and colour concept can do to one of those difficult space with low ceilings so common in public transport. In the centre of the mezzanine level, warm orange-red light that seems to be glowing adds a unique touch to the level which provides access to two subway lines and all of Munich suburban trains.

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Lighting concept for a newly developed quarter
Belval, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

​On July 4, 2014 Ingo Maurer’s lighting concept for Esch-Belval will be inaugurated. It consists of the lighting of the blast furnaces and ‘street lights”. Already in 2006, he was commissioned to design the concept, and decided to use mainly white lights in various nuances.

Presstext Esch´-Belval 4 July 2014

​„Standing in front of the furnaces is a very moving and emotional experience. They are the ‘cathedrals’ of the new part of Esch-sur-Alzette“, said Ingo Maurer in 2008 during a test lighting. „It was a huge challenge to provide a fitting lighting concept, and of course it is also a challenge to conserve them.“

Whisper Wind
OLED Object in cooperation with Konica Minolta

​At light+building in Frankfurt, Ingo Maurer exhibited a new lighting object with flexible OLED panels by Konica Minolta.The structure of Whisper Wind bends like a tree in the wind. 25 thin, shining panels are attached by delicate wires to the bar, which has two ‚branches‘. The magnets also conduct the electrical current. Flexibility and airiness are the main characteristics of all elements of Whisper Wind.

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​The OLED panels by Konica Minolta are flexible and even thinner than the glass OLEDs with which Ingo Maurer has created several experimental objects and a table lamp in limited production in the past.

New Products at Euroluce

During the Salone del Mobile (9. - 14. April 2013) we have shown our new products and prototypes including:

Flying Flames, One New Flame , My New Flame, the Knots , Light Structure (LED-Version), and Campari Bar.

Photos and Text material about our new products can be found in the Downloads area. Please send us an email at, to request the password for access.

Broken Egg - an architectural project for Inhotim, Brasilien

In April 2013, Ingo Maurer presented two models of large architectural project for the art park Inhotim.The Broken Egg is a very special 'pavilion' with a length of 25 metres and a height of 15 metres. The opening is scheduled for 2014.

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