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Cologne, Vienna, Berlin, Salzburg

are just a few of the cities on the StadtLesenTour 2019 - "Reading pleasure in the open air with free admission" - With us are our UNPLUGGED lights athene and Bookowski. Immerse yourself in pages and pages of reading pleasure: for the eleventh time, StadtLesen will transform Central Europe's most beautiful city squares into cosy reading oases. More than 3000 books from all genres and comfortable reading furniture are available for browsing. With free admission, under the open sky...

Continue reading »

LIGHT + LIVING 3/2018

UNPLUGGED - HAPPY WITHOUT CABLES - Mobile light to take along. Without annoying tangled cables and mains plugs. With its new UNPLUGGED series, the design manufacturer Less'n'more (www.less-n-more.com) is launching four battery-operated floor lamps Ylux and Athene that make exactly this possible: Light everywhere, even where there is no power connection.

Continue reading »

Right to the heart

It's no secret that our heart has been beating in and for Cologne for a long time. In order to pursue this feeling and to accommodate our growing need for space, we have decided to separate our creative head from manufacturing. Therefore, we are very happy to be able to work out our ideas in the future right in the pulsating centre of our beautiful cathedral city.

Continue reading »

When luminaires are also furniture

How funny, unusual and unique: thanks to a rechargeable battery and an oak wood body, the Bookowski lamp by designer Kai Steffens not only brings any book or magazine to any place, no matter how unusual, but also a good bottle thanks to a shelf with a glass holder made of stainless steel (approx. 995 euros). The name is more than well chosen: The late author Henry Charles Bukowski liked to drink a good drop - even if he often drank too much.

Continue reading »

A THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS

Whether "Luzie" is a magic lamp, like the one in the story of Aladdin, has yet to be proven. What is certain is that its glowing crown of flames conjures up a nostalgically beautiful atmosphere in the balmy summer evening.Oil lamps are associated with the ancient Orient and European antiquity. The fact is that they are the oldest artificial source of light known to mankind.

Continue reading »

MD 3/2017

LITERARY TRIO - Ringelnatz, Bukowski and Rolland. You know them, you think. Now there is reading furniture that bears the names of famous literary figures.

Continue reading »

Product of the month MAY

Flexible material and sophisticated design make it possible: our acrobatic 3-piece ceiling light is a small design miracle. Like all our luminaires, it can be focused. But that's not all. The three movable shafts give the luminaire a high degree of flexibility to set targeted lighting accents.

Continue reading »

InteriorFashion 6/16

Unconventional - In the new product line of the design manufactory less'n'more, luminaires are combined with furniture and the theme of reading. Because Kai Steffens, chief designer and owner of the company, is "firmly convinced that books will always find a permanent place in homes through creative concepts."

Continue reading »

NONCONFORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION

To create design that is different, nonconforming, but highly functional, that is the basic idea that shapes all the work of our manufactory. nonconform stands for the interplay of rational and emotional contrasts:

Continue reading »

Product of the month AUGUST

Strolling through the forests of Madagascar, one might be lucky enough to admire a wonderfully luminous chameleon. But as soon as it feels discovered, it becomes almost invisible, as if at the push of a button. In biology, this effect of camouflage is called mimesis.

Continue reading »

Product of the month JUNE

Small, cheeky and smart - our wall and ceiling lamp of the Fyps luminaire family is playful and wonderfully adaptable at the same time. Due to its delicate construction made of high-quality aluminium, Fyps fits discreetly into any home design and also likes to attract all eyes.

Continue reading »

230 volts: A small LED revolution

For almost 130 years, the light bulb was in the limelight - for a few years now, LEDs have been the new stars of lighting. With a lot of love and enthusiasm, we at less'n'more are constantly working to advance technological development. With our luminaire series - Fypsand Mimix- we have taken a big step forward. Both families are equipped with replaceable 230-volt LEDs that do not require an extra intermediate power supply unit.

Continue reading »

Light 03/2016

At Less'n'More from Pulheim near Cologne, the name says it all; the lighting manufacturer concentrates on the essentials in every respect. Their products convince with a reduced design and intelligent, technical solutions.

Continue reading »

Highlight 01/02 2016

THE LIGHT COUNTS: With the luminaire Mimix , Less'n'more has launched a new LED luminaire series that remains so much in the background that it is hardly noticed. At the same time, it makes full use of the advantages of current LED technology.

Continue reading »

making of: "Mimix" and "Fyps"

Not only do we put a lot of heart and soul into our products. A high-quality presentation is also very important to us in the corresponding product photos. However, the documentation of our last photo shoot with Paul shows that behind the scenes it looks different than the pictures reveal.

Continue reading »

back to the roots

We have been developing and producing LED luminaires for professional use since 2001. Prolyx now represents the next stage of evolution. The LEDs of the Prolyx series can be connected directly to 230 volts without the need for an interference-prone power supply unit.

Continue reading »

interior fashion 2/2015

With meticulous care and commitment, the less'n'more lamp company, founded in 2002, creates LED lighting objects and systems. The managing directors Kai Steffens and Christian Dinow have already been rewarded with a red dot award (2010) and a nomination for the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany, among others.

Continue reading »

To the beautiful lime tree

Furniture design with a difference. Andreas Gröbel buys old gymnastics equipment from sports halls and builds completely new furniture from it. One of his commissions: A 160m² café with room for over 100 people. Benches made from pommel horses and tables from old bars. And our handmade lamps to match.

Continue reading »

LIGHT 11/12 2014

Align and focus in the blink of an eye: less'n'more has added a recessed ceiling spotlight to its "Ylux" family. With its 3D kinematics, the spotlight can be easily and precisely aligned. Thanks to an integrated focus system, the user can also vary the beam angle continuously between 40° and 100° without tools.

Continue reading »

Wireless control with Casambi

Manufacture and high-tech go hand in hand: From now on, some of our high-quality LED luminaires can also be controlled and dimmed via smartphone or tablet. All you need is the free Casambi app (iOS* / Android) and a Bluetooth control unit. The new control unit enables infinitely variable dimming of our LED luminaires via smartphone, tablet or simply directly from the light switch.

Continue reading »

Project: New City Schools

(2014) Neue Stadtschulen, St. Gallen. The New Apostolic Church on Rosenberg, built by the architect Heinrich Graf in 1957/1958, was acquired by Bettina and Markus Würth in order to build a place of learning that meets the most modern educational requirements. The space was reorganised and expanded to meet the needs of the New City School.

Continue reading »

3&50 exclusive 4/2014

Less is LED: For a long time, they were looked down upon and were considered cold and uncomfortable. LED lamps have not had it easy. But the lighting industry is changing. There is a real chance for LED to be loved. One company that has long had a great affinity for LED light sources is the Rhineland lighting manufacturer less'n'more.

Continue reading »

CUBE 4/2014

WITHOUT LIGHT EVERYTHING IS NOTHING: As important as natural light is for all living creatures, the right lighting for your own four walls is just as crucial. Because only when all light sources are coordinated with the overall furnishings can everything be shown off to its best advantage and each room unfold its individual effect.

Continue reading »

Hotel & Technology 4/2014

This summer, the design manufacturer Less'n'more is launching the Luzie oil lamp, a novelty with a new safety system in a sophisticated design. The small clip-on bottle with the patented burning insert ensures an aha-effect from the first time it is opened and lasting lighting pleasure right up to the last minute.

Continue reading »

Casa Deco 5/2014

Feel good - These design novelties spread a relaxed late summer mood: FIRE & FLAME. The "Luzie" oil lamp by Less'n'More provides warm light with a cool bow closure.

Continue reading »

Perfect light on 360 degrees

Ylux® recessed ceiling spotlight - focusable, swivelling, rotatable

Presented for the first time as a prototype at the last Light&Building - now ready for series production, its 3D kinematics in combination with our unique focus system ensures maximum mobility. Ylux is available as a recessed spotlight in a total of 3 colour versions and can also be equipped with 3 selectable light colours.

Continue reading »

DETAIL 7/8 2014

Creativity made in Cologne- With their passion for LED technology, the two industrial and communication designers Kai Steffens and Christian Dinow went into business for themselves in 2002 and founded the lighting manufactory less'n'more. Since then, they have been developing and producing highly functional and design-oriented LED lighting objects for the home and contract sector. The name of their company is also the programme for the products.

Continue reading »

How less becomes more

The design company less'n'more produced luminaires for machine lighting until it discovered the sales potential of its products with private customers. But their bank refused to provide start-up financing. The financial requirements were simply too low for the internationally active group. The fact that the Pulheim-based company is now well positioned in the market is thanks to the foresight of a regional financial partner.

Continue reading »

Light + Living 1/2014

Possible uses of wooden luminaires. Wooden luminaires offer interior designers an undreamt-of wealth of possibilities. For example, large-format pendant luminaires made of precious veneer can be a real eye-catcher in a modern concrete loft.

Continue reading »

THANK YOU

Light & Building 2014 is now history again and we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for many interesting discussions, praise, a lively exchange and, of course, not least for your visit. Compared to 2012, we had almost 20% more visitors at our stand.

Continue reading »

IMM Cologne 2014

At this year's furniture fair in Cologne, we were allowed to put the wonderful wooden works of art by Spaltart in the right light. Our Ylux lights gave the already wonderful surfaces the appropriate drama of light and shadow.

Continue reading »

Explore Technology for Life

"Explore Technology for Life - the best energy is that which is not consumed" is the guiding theme of Light + Building 2014, a theme that is tailor-made for the sustainable LED luminaire systems from less'n'more.

Continue reading »

Luminaire of the Year 2014

We are very pleased that, after 2010, one of our creations, Ylux , was once again able to hold its own "in the concert of the greats". The Luminaire of the Year competition is held annually on the internet. Twelve luminaires competed against each other in a voting phase.

Continue reading »

Detail 12/2013

Architecture | Products | Light in the twinkling of an eye: The flexible LED system "Ylux" includes free-standing, ceiling and wall luminaires and can be used multifunctionally.

Continue reading »

AIT 10/2013

Ylux: By means of a patented system, the luminaire head of Ylux can be focused in beam angles of 40 to 100 degrees. In addition, it can be rotated in all directions via a joint and swivelled by 115 degrees to the right and left.

Continue reading »

md 7/2013

ONE FOR ALL: The new 'YluX®' luminaire family by the design company less'n'more consists of a variety of different models. What they all have in common is the luminaire head, the highlight of the entire system.

Continue reading »

German Building Journal 12/2013

LED luminaire system for holistic lighting design: The flexible LED system Ylux from less'n'more® can be used multifunctionally and is suitable for lighting design as well as for private use. The light head made of aluminium can be focussed in a beam angle of 40º to 100º.

Continue reading »

Furniture culture 11/2013

Skilfully set the scene: The multifunctional LED luminaire system "Ylux" by Less'n'more is suitable for holistic lighting design in residential and commercial areas with a variety of different luminaire versions.

Continue reading »

Top Hotel 11/2013

Let there be light - in the twinkling of an eye. "Ylux" is the name of the new LED lighting system by the design and lighting manufacturer less'n'more. The aluminium light head developed by designer Kai Steffens can be rotated in any direction and swivelled 115 degrees to the right and left via an integrated 3-D ball joint.

Continue reading »

Light 9/2013

It's all in the head: in addition to the "zeus" and "athene" LED luminaire families, each of which has won renowned awards, the design and luminaire manufacturer less'n'more has now developed another luminaire programme.

Continue reading »

Highlight 9/2013

WITH A LOT OF LOVE FOR THE DETAIL: Even with the first designs, Less'n'more focused on simple, intuitive adjustability of the light cone. With the new luminaires of the Ylux system, this line is consistently continued and expanded via an additional ball joint.

Continue reading »

My Beautiful Home 9/2013

THE COUNTRY NEEDS NEW LIGHTS: Beautiful glow with LED. The future belongs to the light-emitting diode. It has made it from a small control lamp to an almost all-rounder. Its technology not only provides us with new light sources, it also inspires completely new luminaires - permanently installed because they are almost endlessly durable.

Continue reading »

Luminaire market 2014

How to plan your living room lighting: First of all, you should know how you want to approach the subject of basic lighting. The experience of a lighting designer is often worth its weight in gold here.

Continue reading »

Exact 5/2013

Mobile reading furniture - design from the Rhine: original product ideas on the theme of "light and reading" with a lot of wit and charm are presented by the Rhenish manufacturer Less'n'more.

Continue reading »

Top Hotel 4/2013

Furniture or lamp? The floor reading lamp with focusable LED light head and optional rechargeable battery combines furnishing and lighting concept in the hotel room. Another plus: on steel rubber wheels, it follows the user everywhere.

Continue reading »

FAZ Magazine 5/2013

LUMINOUS WURM SUPPLY: Goes an LED on the road: But the "bookworm" by Less 'n' More (www.less-n-more.com) is more than a mobile bedside lamp. It also illuminates any bookshelf, for example. The worm with its glowing head sticking out of its own book,

Continue reading »

Family Home 3/2013

The LED luminaire system "zeus" is now also available for children's and teenagers' rooms. The designers are now offering the model with focusable light head as a clamp or wall luminaire with coloured flex shafts.

Continue reading »

AIT 1/2013

Zeus: The Rhineland luminaire manufacturer less'n'more has adapted its colourful luminaire system especially to the needs of children. The special feature is the focusable luminaire head made of aluminium, with which the light cone can be adjusted in the twinkling of an eye,

Continue reading »

Luxlumina 2/2013

athene: The finished head has a reduced design, a beautiful smooth surface. It is a perfect heat sink for the LED for the table or as a floor lamp. Simple and purposeful design also the flexible luminaire for the children's room.

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Furniture Culture 10/2012

LUMINAIRE RANGE EXPANDED: Less'n'more has now reinterpreted its LED luminaire system "Zeus" for children's and youth rooms. From now on, the designers offer the model with focusable light head as a clamp or wall lamp with coloured flex shafts, among other things.

Continue reading »

Highlight 9/2012

Appropriate presentation: After a high-quality trade fair presentation, impressive catalogue material and a suitably designed website, there is another major challenge for the luminaire manufacturer: how do I present luminaires at the point of sale? 

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md 7/2012

Purely a matter of the head: The system luminaire 'athene' has many facets and is recommended for various applications. Whether designed as a wall, floor, clamp, pendant or ceiling luminaire, all models in the extensive collection are based on one and the same technology.

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The Single Family House 1/2012

Modern torch
The wall lamp in torch shape is suitable for stylish illumination of hallways and narrow walls. The light head made of aluminium, which is integrated in a style made of wood, can be aligned differently and the light cone can be varied. 

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Light & Living 1/2012

less'n'more: The LED luminaire manufactory
The combination of the traditional manufacturing concept with the latest technology can be experienced at the luminaire manufacturer less'n'more. In the historic rolling mill in Pulheim near Cologne, a small team led by the designer duo develops and manufactures 

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Living! Design 2/2012

The Rhineland luminaire manufacturer has committed itself to the use of LED light sources. "They were a must from the very beginning. They fully correspond to our zeitgeist and the growing need and awareness of the environment, sustainability and efficiency",

Continue reading »

Cologne, Vienna, Berlin, Salzburg

are just a few of the cities on the StadtLesenTour 2019 - "Reading pleasure in the open air with free admission" - With us are our UNPLUGGED lights athene and Bookowski. Immerse yourself in pages and pages of reading pleasure: for the eleventh time, StadtLesen will transform Central Europe's most beautiful city squares into cosy reading oases. More than 3000 books from all genres and comfortable reading furniture are available for browsing. With free admission, under the open sky...

Continue reading »

LIGHT + LIVING 3/2018

UNPLUGGED - HAPPY WITHOUT CABLES - Mobile light to take along. Without annoying tangled cables and mains plugs. With its new UNPLUGGED series, the design manufacturer Less'n'more (www.less-n-more.com) is launching four battery-operated floor lamps Ylux and Athene that make exactly this possible: Light everywhere, even where there is no power connection.

Continue reading »

Right to the heart

It's no secret that our heart has been beating in and for Cologne for a long time. In order to pursue this feeling and to accommodate our growing need for space, we have decided to separate our creative head from manufacturing. Therefore, we are very happy to be able to work out our ideas in the future right in the pulsating centre of our beautiful cathedral city.

Continue reading »

When luminaires are also furniture

How funny, unusual and unique: thanks to a rechargeable battery and an oak wood body, the Bookowski lamp by designer Kai Steffens not only brings any book or magazine to any place, no matter how unusual, but also a good bottle thanks to a shelf with a glass holder made of stainless steel (approx. 995 euros). The name is more than well chosen: The late author Henry Charles Bukowski liked to drink a good drop - even if he often drank too much.

Continue reading »

A THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS

Whether "Luzie" is a magic lamp, like the one in the story of Aladdin, has yet to be proven. What is certain is that its glowing crown of flames conjures up a nostalgically beautiful atmosphere in the balmy summer evening.Oil lamps are associated with the ancient Orient and European antiquity. The fact is that they are the oldest artificial source of light known to mankind.

Continue reading »

MD 3/2017

LITERARY TRIO - Ringelnatz, Bukowski and Rolland. You know them, you think. Now there is reading furniture that bears the names of famous literary figures.

Continue reading »

Product of the month MAY

Flexible material and sophisticated design make it possible: our acrobatic 3-piece ceiling light is a small design miracle. Like all our luminaires, it can be focused. But that's not all. The three movable shafts give the luminaire a high degree of flexibility to set targeted lighting accents.

Continue reading »

InteriorFashion 6/16

Unconventional - In the new product line of the design manufactory less'n'more, luminaires are combined with furniture and the theme of reading. Because Kai Steffens, chief designer and owner of the company, is "firmly convinced that books will always find a permanent place in homes through creative concepts."

Continue reading »

NONCONFORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION

To create design that is different, nonconforming, but highly functional, that is the basic idea that shapes all the work of our manufactory. nonconform stands for the interplay of rational and emotional contrasts:

Continue reading »

PRODUCT OF THE MONTH SEPTEMBER

The bookworm convinces right away with its originality and uniqueness. Because the shapely book cover made of grey mottled wool felt with integrated LED light is more than just a mobile reading light.

Continue reading »

Product of the month AUGUST

Strolling through the forests of Madagascar, one might be lucky enough to admire a wonderfully luminous chameleon. But as soon as it feels discovered, it becomes almost invisible, as if at the push of a button. In biology, this effect of camouflage is called mimesis.

Continue reading »

Product of the month JUNE

Small, cheeky and smart - our wall and ceiling lamp of the Fyps luminaire family is playful and wonderfully adaptable at the same time. Due to its delicate construction made of high-quality aluminium, Fyps fits discreetly into any home design and also likes to attract all eyes.

Continue reading »

230 volts: A small LED revolution

For almost 130 years, the light bulb was in the limelight - for a few years now, LEDs have been the new stars of lighting. With a lot of love and enthusiasm, we at less'n'more are constantly working to advance technological development. With our luminaire series - Fypsand Mimix- we have taken a big step forward. Both families are equipped with replaceable 230-volt LEDs that do not require an extra intermediate power supply unit.

Continue reading »

Light 03/2016

At Less'n'More from Pulheim near Cologne, the name says it all; the lighting manufacturer concentrates on the essentials in every respect. Their products convince with a reduced design and intelligent, technical solutions.

Continue reading »

Highlight 01/02 2016

THE LIGHT COUNTS: With the luminaire Mimix , Less'n'more has launched a new LED luminaire series that remains so much in the background that it is hardly noticed. At the same time, it makes full use of the advantages of current LED technology.

Continue reading »

making of: "Mimix" and "Fyps"

Not only do we put a lot of heart and soul into our products. A high-quality presentation is also very important to us in the corresponding product photos. However, the documentation of our last photo shoot with Paul shows that behind the scenes it looks different than the pictures reveal.

Continue reading »

back to the roots

We have been developing and producing LED luminaires for professional use since 2001. Prolyx now represents the next stage of evolution. The LEDs of the Prolyx series can be connected directly to 230 volts without the need for an interference-prone power supply unit.

Continue reading »

interior fashion 2/2015

With meticulous care and commitment, the less'n'more lamp company, founded in 2002, creates LED lighting objects and systems. The managing directors Kai Steffens and Christian Dinow have already been rewarded with a red dot award (2010) and a nomination for the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany, among others.

Continue reading »

To the beautiful lime tree

Furniture design with a difference. Andreas Gröbel buys old gymnastics equipment from sports halls and builds completely new furniture from it. One of his commissions: A 160m² café with room for over 100 people. Benches made from pommel horses and tables from old bars. And our handmade lamps to match.

Continue reading »

LIGHT 11/12 2014

Align and focus in the blink of an eye: less'n'more has added a recessed ceiling spotlight to its "Ylux" family. With its 3D kinematics, the spotlight can be easily and precisely aligned. Thanks to an integrated focus system, the user can also vary the beam angle continuously between 40° and 100° without tools.

Continue reading »

Wireless control with Casambi

Manufacture and high-tech go hand in hand: From now on, some of our high-quality LED luminaires can also be controlled and dimmed via smartphone or tablet. All you need is the free Casambi app (iOS* / Android) and a Bluetooth control unit. The new control unit enables infinitely variable dimming of our LED luminaires via smartphone, tablet or simply directly from the light switch.

Continue reading »

Project: New City Schools

(2014) Neue Stadtschulen, St. Gallen. The New Apostolic Church on Rosenberg, built by the architect Heinrich Graf in 1957/1958, was acquired by Bettina and Markus Würth in order to build a place of learning that meets the most modern educational requirements. The space was reorganised and expanded to meet the needs of the New City School.

Continue reading »

3&50 exclusive 4/2014

Less is LED: For a long time, they were looked down upon and were considered cold and uncomfortable. LED lamps have not had it easy. But the lighting industry is changing. There is a real chance for LED to be loved. One company that has long had a great affinity for LED light sources is the Rhineland lighting manufacturer less'n'more.

Continue reading »

CUBE 4/2014

WITHOUT LIGHT EVERYTHING IS NOTHING: As important as natural light is for all living creatures, the right lighting for your own four walls is just as crucial. Because only when all light sources are coordinated with the overall furnishings can everything be shown off to its best advantage and each room unfold its individual effect.

Continue reading »

Hotel & Technology 4/2014

This summer, the design manufacturer Less'n'more is launching the Luzie oil lamp, a novelty with a new safety system in a sophisticated design. The small clip-on bottle with the patented burning insert ensures an aha-effect from the first time it is opened and lasting lighting pleasure right up to the last minute.

Continue reading »

Casa Deco 5/2014

Feel good - These design novelties spread a relaxed late summer mood: FIRE & FLAME. The "Luzie" oil lamp by Less'n'More provides warm light with a cool bow closure.

Continue reading »

Perfect light on 360 degrees

Ylux® recessed ceiling spotlight - focusable, swivelling, rotatable

Presented for the first time as a prototype at the last Light&Building - now ready for series production, its 3D kinematics in combination with our unique focus system ensures maximum mobility. Ylux is available as a recessed spotlight in a total of 3 colour versions and can also be equipped with 3 selectable light colours.

Continue reading »

DETAIL 7/8 2014

Creativity made in Cologne- With their passion for LED technology, the two industrial and communication designers Kai Steffens and Christian Dinow went into business for themselves in 2002 and founded the lighting manufactory less'n'more. Since then, they have been developing and producing highly functional and design-oriented LED lighting objects for the home and contract sector. The name of their company is also the programme for the products.

Continue reading »

How less becomes more

The design company less'n'more produced luminaires for machine lighting until it discovered the sales potential of its products with private customers. But their bank refused to provide start-up financing. The financial requirements were simply too low for the internationally active group. The fact that the Pulheim-based company is now well positioned in the market is thanks to the foresight of a regional financial partner.

Continue reading »

Light + Living 1/2014

Possible uses of wooden luminaires. Wooden luminaires offer interior designers an undreamt-of wealth of possibilities. For example, large-format pendant luminaires made of precious veneer can be a real eye-catcher in a modern concrete loft.

Continue reading »

THANK YOU

Light & Building 2014 is now history again and we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for many interesting discussions, praise, a lively exchange and, of course, not least for your visit. Compared to 2012, we had almost 20% more visitors at our stand.

Continue reading »

IMM Cologne 2014

At this year's furniture fair in Cologne, we were allowed to put the wonderful wooden works of art by Spaltart in the right light. Our Ylux lights gave the already wonderful surfaces the appropriate drama of light and shadow.

Continue reading »

Explore Technology for Life

"Explore Technology for Life - the best energy is that which is not consumed" is the guiding theme of Light + Building 2014, a theme that is tailor-made for the sustainable LED luminaire systems from less'n'more.

Continue reading »

Luminaire of the Year 2014

We are very pleased that, after 2010, one of our creations, Ylux , was once again able to hold its own "in the concert of the greats". The Luminaire of the Year competition is held annually on the internet. Twelve luminaires competed against each other in a voting phase.

Continue reading »

Detail 12/2013

Architecture | Products | Light in the twinkling of an eye: The flexible LED system "Ylux" includes free-standing, ceiling and wall luminaires and can be used multifunctionally.

Continue reading »

AIT 10/2013

Ylux: By means of a patented system, the luminaire head of Ylux can be focused in beam angles of 40 to 100 degrees. In addition, it can be rotated in all directions via a joint and swivelled by 115 degrees to the right and left.

Continue reading »

md 7/2013

ONE FOR ALL: The new 'YluX®' luminaire family by the design company less'n'more consists of a variety of different models. What they all have in common is the luminaire head, the highlight of the entire system.

Continue reading »

German Building Journal 12/2013

LED luminaire system for holistic lighting design: The flexible LED system Ylux from less'n'more® can be used multifunctionally and is suitable for lighting design as well as for private use. The light head made of aluminium can be focussed in a beam angle of 40º to 100º.

Continue reading »

Furniture culture 11/2013

Skilfully set the scene: The multifunctional LED luminaire system "Ylux" by Less'n'more is suitable for holistic lighting design in residential and commercial areas with a variety of different luminaire versions.

Continue reading »

Top Hotel 11/2013

Let there be light - in the twinkling of an eye. "Ylux" is the name of the new LED lighting system by the design and lighting manufacturer less'n'more. The aluminium light head developed by designer Kai Steffens can be rotated in any direction and swivelled 115 degrees to the right and left via an integrated 3-D ball joint.

Continue reading »

Light 9/2013

It's all in the head: in addition to the "zeus" and "athene" LED luminaire families, each of which has won renowned awards, the design and luminaire manufacturer less'n'more has now developed another luminaire programme.

Continue reading »

Highlight 9/2013

WITH A LOT OF LOVE FOR THE DETAIL: Even with the first designs, Less'n'more focused on simple, intuitive adjustability of the light cone. With the new luminaires of the Ylux system, this line is consistently continued and expanded via an additional ball joint.

Continue reading »

My Beautiful Home 9/2013

THE COUNTRY NEEDS NEW LIGHTS: Beautiful glow with LED. The future belongs to the light-emitting diode. It has made it from a small control lamp to an almost all-rounder. Its technology not only provides us with new light sources, it also inspires completely new luminaires - permanently installed because they are almost endlessly durable.

Continue reading »

Luminaire market 2014

How to plan your living room lighting: First of all, you should know how you want to approach the subject of basic lighting. The experience of a lighting designer is often worth its weight in gold here.

Continue reading »

Exact 5/2013

Mobile reading furniture - design from the Rhine: original product ideas on the theme of "light and reading" with a lot of wit and charm are presented by the Rhenish manufacturer Less'n'more.

Continue reading »

Top Hotel 4/2013

Furniture or lamp? The floor reading lamp with focusable LED light head and optional rechargeable battery combines furnishing and lighting concept in the hotel room. Another plus: on steel rubber wheels, it follows the user everywhere.

Continue reading »

FAZ Magazine 5/2013

LUMINOUS WURM SUPPLY: Goes an LED on the road: But the "bookworm" by Less 'n' More (www.less-n-more.com) is more than a mobile bedside lamp. It also illuminates any bookshelf, for example. The worm with its glowing head sticking out of its own book,

Continue reading »

Family Home 3/2013

The LED luminaire system "zeus" is now also available for children's and teenagers' rooms. The designers are now offering the model with focusable light head as a clamp or wall luminaire with coloured flex shafts.

Continue reading »

AIT 1/2013

Zeus: The Rhineland luminaire manufacturer less'n'more has adapted its colourful luminaire system especially to the needs of children. The special feature is the focusable luminaire head made of aluminium, with which the light cone can be adjusted in the twinkling of an eye,

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Luxlumina 2/2013

athene: The finished head has a reduced design, a beautiful smooth surface. It is a perfect heat sink for the LED for the table or as a floor lamp. Simple and purposeful design also the flexible luminaire for the children's room.

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Furniture Culture 10/2012

LUMINAIRE RANGE EXPANDED: Less'n'more has now reinterpreted its LED luminaire system "Zeus" for children's and youth rooms. From now on, the designers offer the model with focusable light head as a clamp or wall lamp with coloured flex shafts, among other things.

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Highlight 9/2012

Appropriate presentation: After a high-quality trade fair presentation, impressive catalogue material and a suitably designed website, there is another major challenge for the luminaire manufacturer: how do I present luminaires at the point of sale? 

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md 7/2012

Purely a matter of the head: The system luminaire 'athene' has many facets and is recommended for various applications. Whether designed as a wall, floor, clamp, pendant or ceiling luminaire, all models in the extensive collection are based on one and the same technology.

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The Single Family House 1/2012

Modern torch
The wall lamp in torch shape is suitable for stylish illumination of hallways and narrow walls. The light head made of aluminium, which is integrated in a style made of wood, can be aligned differently and the light cone can be varied. 

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Light & Living 1/2012

less'n'more: The LED luminaire manufactory
The combination of the traditional manufacturing concept with the latest technology can be experienced at the luminaire manufacturer less'n'more. In the historic rolling mill in Pulheim near Cologne, a small team led by the designer duo develops and manufactures 

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Living! Design 2/2012

The Rhineland luminaire manufacturer has committed itself to the use of LED light sources. "They were a must from the very beginning. They fully correspond to our zeitgeist and the growing need and awareness of the environment, sustainability and efficiency",

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