Graduated in 1975 as interior architect at the “Nationaal Hoger Instituut voor Bouwkunst en Stedenbouw” in Antwerp (Belgium). After specialized studies in furniture design and photography, he worked for several architects and interior designers, establishing his own studio in 1988.
Since 1984 he has taught at several architecture schools in Belgium as professor or external examiner and he was also member of the jury for the prestigious “Interieur”-design competition in Kortrijk. He designs intimate furniture and lighting objects, without anecdotal humour or exaggerated experimenting. Logic and good taste give rise to useful and familiar objects, always without unnecessary frills. Luc Ramael has been collaborating with lighting- and furniture companies in Belgium, Italy and Spain and won several national and international prizes in furniture and lighting competitions.