Wästberg was founded in 2008 by Magnus Wästberg. Emerging after he identified a systemic failure in lighting prevailing in generic offices and public spaces.

In a printed manifesto entitled Lamps for Neanderthal Man (2008), he outlined his thoughts – Wästberg wanted to bring back light to human proximity. Rekindle the appreciation of sublime shadows and contrasts.

After over ten years of activity CEO and Founder Magnus Wästberg continues to work in close collaboration with some of the world’s most renowned architects, designers and lighting experts to create lighting pieces that have earned prestigious awards for their combination of aesthetics, cutting- edge technology and resource conservation.