Before launching the Lumio book lamp, Max Gunawan spent 10 years as an architect. The company was named one of the "Top 10 Most Innovative Crowdfunded Companies" by Entrepreneur magazine in 2013. His work employs minimal and clean-line design, and centers around optimizing the use of small spaces.The Lumio lamp is the first product from a studio dedicated to helping people live large with less. The studio is focused on multi-functional, everyday objects that are simple, intuitive and beautiful. The brand creates modern lighting systems with the simple goal of giving people the freedom to experience beautiful lighting wherever they are.