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  • 1999

    Founded in Munich (GER)

  • >250

    employees worldwide

  • Consumer

    Modular high-end lighting systems

  • 2017

    Investment by EMH Partners

Occhio has established a completely new lighting system on the market.

Occhio is the market leader for high-end design lighting. An idea for a product has been turned into a holistic lighting system – a system that offers via innovative LED technology the perfect lighting for every situation, in a consistent design and excellent quality. Occhio stands out from the competition and is setting new standards on the market with its holistic product portfolio, high quality of light and innovative user experience.

Since 2017 EMH Partners has been supporting Axel Meise, founder of Occhio, on its way to becoming the global market leader.


  • Significant minority stake

  • Digitisation of the customer journey

  • Internationalisation of the brand

Axel Meise, Maximilian Kuss

‘Lighting is about quality of life. We want to make the new culture of light available to as many people as possible around the world.’

Axel Meise, Founder and Chairman, Occhio


More about the new culture of light.