būene is an Oslo based lighting company founded with the vision "great light preserve darkness", We want lighting to encourage user to minimize light pollution, use lighting in a way that preserve darkness and embrace natural circadian rhythms and its surroundings.
būene is inspired by how our city and people are affected by the amout of light during different seasons. Light needs darkness, and we take use of the shadows as much as the the light when we design. The lightdesign is influensed by our scandinavian way of living, but also our travels. Espesially Japan with its zen filosofi and use of materials and Berlins easy living mentality and green thinking. Būene lights is designed with quality materials and simplicity in shape and function. There is a story behind each product, part of it is written in the names. They give the surrowdings a calm and relaxing atmosfere and are made to be a part of your lifelong story.