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Paustian launches Lumio in Denmark

Paustian is launching the innovative, Red Dot Award-winning lamp Lumio, designed by San Francisco-based architect and designer Max Gunawan.

Lumio stems from a desire to create beautiful, flexible and functional lighting that can be used everywhere – a design that is independent of space and power source, is shaped like a book and opens out into a fascinating light sculpture which can be placed anywhere. 

Lumio is a versatile lamp, designed with the modern day lifestyle in mind. Minimalist in its expression, it can be formed and opened out as required, and the LED-embedded 'pages' are made of the durable, water-resistant material Tyvek. Lumio can be used both indoors and out, for summer parties in the garden or for reading bedtime stories to the kids. Lumio comes with a mini-USB charger, a magnetic cover in walnut or maple and a beautiful leather strap for hanging. 

Rec. retail price: DKK 2,100

Max Gunawan, who originally trained as an architect, has long had a passion for minimalist design that optimises the use of small spaces. Lumio has already been nominated for – and won – a number of awards, including the Red Dot Product Design Award in 2015. A great deal of column space has been devoted to Gunawan in leading newspapers and design magazines around the world, such as The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Max Gunawan was born in Jakarta and lives in San Francisco.