The history of Ingo Maurer is an intriguing one; he did not belong from the thoroughly off family, he was the born and remarked upon on the island Reichenau inLake of Constance. He was the son from a fisherman, he had four siblings. Firstly he did an apprenticeship as typesetter, and then he went toMunich,Germany to study the graphic design.
Then he founded a company named as 'Company M'. This company was into developing and manufacturing lamps in his own building. Later the company was renamed as 'Ingo Maurer GmbH'. His first design was the 'Bulb'; it holds kept as the memory and treasure in theMuseumofModern Art.
Then later, in 1984, he crafted a wire having quite an low voltage, this wire was named as YaYaHo. It became very popular and was successful in the market because of its adjustable lightning elements and it involving halogen bulb.
His discovery YaYaHo was displayed the actual world exhibition, and then in 1989, after the success of YaYaHo, his many designs and objectives are then displayed within exhibition.
Ingo Maurer designed many elements actually made up of light emitting diode, LEDs. His first discovery was Bellissima Brutta. He discovered Bellissima Brutta in 1996. Another famous discovery was a table lamp, composed of light emitting diode (LED). He named the table lamp as EL.E.Dee.
Later he did many experiments with organic light emitting design (Organic LEDs). He created and designed many lamps using organic light emitting diode.
His most famous and popular discoveries were in 1992 he discovered winged bulb Lucellino, in 1994 he discovered Porca Miseria, additionally was a suspension lamp made with porcelain shards.
His works were appreciated by many awards lots of them are: 2000 Lucky Strike Designer Award of Raymond Loewy Foundation, Germany, 2002 Collab's Design Excellence Award, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2003 Georg Jensen Prize, Copenhagen, 2003 Oribe Award, Japan, 2005 Royal Designer of Industry, Royal Society of Arts, London, 2006 Honorary doctorate of Royal College of Art, London, 2010 Design Award of impact all civilian federal Republic of Germany, 2011 Compasso d'Oro, category duty.
His passion and dedication towards the design of lamps was inspired by generally of light year. Light year typically known even though the distance with the stars and other galactic excess skin. The unit used to measure the space is Parsec. In 1883, the first successful distance was measured to a star in addition the sun by Friedrich Bessel.
One light year is equivalent to exactly 9,460,730,472,580.8 km.