BRAND VAN EGMOND is a Dutch lighting design brand and an international trendsetter in exclusive handcrafted decorative lighting. The brand and studio were founded in 1989 by William Brand and Annet van Egmond, two pioneer artists with the sole intension to create art without restraints. William Brand (1963) and Annet van Egmond (1964) graduated at the Utrecht School of the Arts in the Netherlands, where he was trained as an architect and she as a sculptor. They have been working as independent product designers for 24 years. Their first lighting sculpture Chandelier became an instant icon. Their passion for lighting sculptures results in an impressive collection, with yearly additions of new designs. As all their lights are handmade, they are frequently asked to customize for specific clients and projects across the world. From their base in Naarden, The Netherlands they operate in over 60 countries, with a clientele ranging from Royals till Rappers.Several leading luxury brands like Chopard, Neuhaus and Louis Vuitton have made the lighting sculptures of Brand van Egmond part of their retail identity.