Our roots as the basis of our future.

The passion as the driving force.

 

Only those who live for the moment live for the future (Heinrich von Kleist)

Italian lighting design in Austria. Since 1981.

In 1981 Fritz Eiber, who was 22 at the time, made the bold decision to start a company to bring Italian lighting design to Austria. The young entrepreneur initially ran a small specialist lighting store of only 100 m² in the centre of Wels, with a great deal of passion and motivation. His love of design and architecture was already reflected in the range in this period and he was soon selling unique lighting designs from all over Europe. Architects and planners were quickly won over by the success and continuous company growth of Molto Luce.

1981

Foundation of Molto Luce

The first company headquarters was a 100m² shop in Wels.

1983

Change of location

Molto Luce moves to Linzer Straße 260 in Wels.

1986

Change of location again

Relocation to Europastraße 45 - The current address of the Molto Luce head office.

1989

Conversion of the company into a GmbH

Extension and remodeling of the building, opening of the adjoining restaurant "Il Campanile".

1991

Opening of Molto Luce Vienna

1998

First Molto Luce product development

 

Track-spotlight DADO

2002

Building of the production site in Weißkirchen near Wels

 

Starting of the production of own lighting series branded by Molto Luce

2007

Foundation of a distribution company in Germany

 

Opening of a distribution office in Cologne

2008

Opening of a distribution office in Nuremberg

 

Design Plus Award for Zita pendant

2010

Opening of the Molto Luce flagship-store Munich

2011

30 years Molto Luce

 

Opening of a further German distribution office in Bremen

2012

Huge enlargement of the production site

Enlargement of the der LED-development unit

Design Plus Award for Balance pendant

2014

Opening of a distribution office in Graz
Opening of a distribution office in Hamburg

Design Plus Award for Illumini, Red Dot Award, Design Plus Award, AIT Retail Trend Award for After 8

2015

German Design Award Special Mention for Illumini
German Design Award Winner for After 8
Red Dot Award for Shopstar

2016

35 years Molto Luce

Relocation of the Flagship-Store Munich

Ground-breaking for the new building WK IV at the production site Weißkirchen

2017

Foundation of a distribution company in Italy

Opening of a distribution office in Brescia/Italy
Relocation and enlargement of the distribution office in Hamburg
New production site in Weißkirchen WK IV


German Design Award for Lash

2018

Luminaire of the year for Lens
German Design Award Winner for Iven and Loon Ball
Design Plus Award for Trigga Semirecessed Frameless
Red Dot Award for Grid LFO and Charm

2019

Founding of Molto Luce Schweiz AG

Lenzburg sales office opens
Opening of the new West sales office in Innsbruck
Change of location Graz

Award "Top Supplier Retail 2019" from EHI Institute and German Food Newspaper
German Design Award 2020 Mova and Algae
Lamp of the year Algae

2020 | 1

IF Design Award 2020 for ARTIS spotlights

2020 | 2

Lighting for Good Award for Mova Track Spot with replaceable COB-Modul

2020 | 3

Modernisation of outdoor storage Weißkirchen Biergasse

2021 | 1

New construction of a production hall WK V

2021 | 2

NEW: Creative Colours for more design freedom

Thanks to a modern powder coating plant, the basis for further promoting the degree of individualization of products was created.

2022

Red Dot Award for PILLE product family

Molto Luce today

10 locations, 450 employees

Today, Molto Luce is itself a manufacturer of innovative lighting solutions. More than 450 employees work at ten sites in Austria, Germany, Italy and Schwitzerland to develop and manufacture a high-quality range of indoor and outdoor lighting for the home and – especially – the commercial sector, and to create the best lighting atmosphere in the field of architecture with these products. In Austria, Germany, the EU and beyond these borders - the company has changed but the passion remains.

Molto Luce 2019

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