The Muuto Story
Muuto was founded in 2006 by Peter Bonnen and Kristian Byrge who wanted to have their products represented in leading design shops around the world. Their name is inspired by the Finnish word “muutos,” meaning “change” or “new perspective,” and it is this concept that embodies the spirit within each and every piece. Their fearless, sometimes exclusive, use of raw materials such as bulbs, plastics, and metals, represents the great diversity, innovation, and character of true Scandinavian design.Read More
Why We Love Muuto Lighting & Furniture
Muuto is firmly rooted in Scandinavian design, hand-picking the best designers from Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark. They encourage their designers to find new perspectives on everyday home interior products, which generates new and innovative lighting products for the fashion-minded consumer. Each piece is an entity unto itself, incorporating various amounts of raw materials to construct noticeably unique designs that are fun to both look at and use.
Fun Facts About Muuto Designs
Five years after Muuto was founded, their collection of furniture, lighting, and accessories was already sold in more than 800 of the world’s leading design shops on six continents. Thus, despite being a relatively young company, Muuto had already achieved international success.
Noteworthy Lighting from Muuto
Embodying a minimalistic whimsy, the E27 Pendant is a solid addition for decorative task lighting in the Scandinavian tradition. Inspired by children’s literature, the lacquered aluminum shade is softened by curves and classic Nordic colors, emanating a comforting light and youthful energy from the dome shape And the Nerd Chair is anything but nerdy. It is a Scandinavian take on the classic molded plywood chair and finds its home in modern spaces. Finally, the Unfold Pendant is a go-to choice for a ceiling light that encapsulates everything we love about Nordic design.
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The Belmont Pendant features a contemporary design for home décor, made of premium fabrics and solid oak wood. Belmont’s warm, glare-free LED light casts both direct and indirect illumination and is fully dimmable to dial in any mood. A residential ...
Painted to mimic the texture of cement, the In-Es Art Design Bin Cemento Pendant is actually made from a special blend of fiberglass and resins (Nebulite®). The industrial silhouette has a surprisingly soft effect with the smooth light grey exterior ...
Distressed yet lustrous, the Besa Lighting Brio 14 Pendant marries rough and smooth finishes for a uniquely contemporary look. An ovate, hand-blown glass shade has an utterly glossy outer surface, while inside a sparkling metallic foil is applied, creating a ...
Deceptively simple, the Bruck Lighting Cleo Pendant tries to hide its elegant, hand-coated flake interior with a glossy Tuxedo Black or Alpine White outer finish. But its decadent personality can't be masked, nor should it be. It's a graceful addition ...
Alora Lighting has created a triumph in transitional design with the smooth lines and sophisticated construction of the Coast Pendant. A ceiling-mounted metal disc base and stem provide reliable stability for the metal-rimmed clear glass bowl surrounding the cylindrical socket. ...
Inspired by the form of a birdcage, the Moooi Emperor Pendant yet allows the light it contains to continually escape. The intricately hand-woven bamboo rattan shade surrounds an internal glass diffuser, creating a distinctive pattern of light and shadow.