mater is a Copenhagen-based company that combines high-end design with an ethical business strategy, creating beautiful designs while supporting people, local craft traditions and the environment.
"For every one of the millions of products we use to improve our lives, there are associated environmental, ethical and social consequences. We strive to avoid the adverse impact on society, focusing on ethical criteria's while creating sensual, timeless and durable products that will both stand the test of time and inspire consumers to cherish and maintain." -Henrik Marstrand, CEO & Founder
About the Designer
"Mater offers such a vision-driven optimism in creating in-our-time products that we designers feel a part of a mission. As a designer you sometimes wonder if we really need more design objects. But with the go-getting spirit at mater you are not only sure that your designs will hit the marketplace, you're also confident that they'll make a difference." -Space, by Signe Bindslev Henriksen & Peter Bundgaard Rützou