Mater

Published
18.08.2016
Mater is a Danish design brand, founded in 2006 with a strong vision to create timeless and beautiful design, based on an ethical business strategy.

Through collaborations with an external base of established and fresh design talent, Mater combines exclusive high end furniture and lighting, with working methods that support people, local craft traditions and the environment.

Designed for both commercial and residential use, we strive to avoid and minimise any adverse impact on society, by following ethical and sustainable production criteria and creating products that will both stand the test of time and inspire the consumer to cherish and savour them. Our core business philosophy is based on three key principles: DESIGN, CRAFTSMANSHIP and ETHICS, which emphasise our approach to the design industry.

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The Mater High Stool is designed by the Danish architect duo Space Copenhagen and is regarded as a New Danish Classic.

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The wood is FSC certified - the label for responsible forestry - with a water-based stain. The upholstery is genuine leather.

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The Mater Terho Lamp is designed by the Finnish designer Maija Puoskari. Inspired by nature, Terho means ‘acorns’ in Finnish and simply refers to the organic and appealing shape of acorns found in nature.

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The Mater Shell Bar Stool is a contemporary and yet very premium bar stool with a leather stitched seat. The craftsmanship involved in making the seat is inspired by traditional craft practices in North India, particularly saddle making.

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The Mater Accent Table is designed by the Danish architect duo Space Copenhagen and combines a sculptural and handcrafted aesthetic. Following along the same bloodline as the highly successful 2009 Mater High Stool, the Accent collection consists of three coffee tables, a larger oval lounge table and round dining table.

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The various sizes allow for creativity and flexibility in configuration, and creating different atmospheres for both home and public spaces. Crafted in solid FSC certified oak with a sirka grey stain.

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Liuku is a contemporary pendant lamp designed by Finnish designer Maija Puoskari. Liuku is consisting of a coloured mouth-blown glass shade nestling over an FSC-certified alder base in two different shapes, with long-life LED built in.

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The Mater Box System is a storage solution with endless possibilities. The boxes are hand crafted from sustainably harvested Indian mango wood with a lead-free, water-based PU lacquer that respects the local environment.

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The system consists of boxes in a variety of sizes and three different finishes. The boxes can be arranged as room dividers, side tables or wall mounted for shelving set ups.

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The Mater Sophie Mirror is an elegant and simple new range of mirrors, combining leather and wood. The shape and design is inspired by old barrels and comes in three different sizes and stains of sustainably harvested mango wood, in either black or tan leather.

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The Mater Shade Light Pendant is designed by the Danish architect duo Space Copenhagen. The ornamented structure on the inside is hand hammered and the upper lace pattern creates a warm and beautiful glow around a room.

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The Mater Cloudy Chair is inspired by the structure of scattered clouds. The organic, curvy and yet simple design brings a modern and characteristic expression to the chair making it both ideal as lounge and dining chair. Legs and armrests are crafted in solid oak and seat and backrest are in oak veneer - all in FSC certified wood.

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The Mater Dome Lamp is an award-winning piece of luminaire designed by Todd Bracher. Timeless and iconic with a spherical shade, which creates a gentle glow.

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The Mater Disc Table is a new family of timeless and versatile side tables with a strong Nordic character. The balance between the minimalistic steel legs and the rounded table top in FSC certified oak, creates a classic and durable design.