Raimond Puts, born in the Netherlands in 1939, is a self-taught designer with a love for machines. Raimond Puts was 65 years old when he started his design career. He spent most of his early years fixing machines and tools for the fabrication of transistors. Experiments with LED and stainless steel inspired his design of the "Raimond" lamp. Puts has a special ability to make something big from limited resources and to combine beauty with functionality.