Successful growth 1992 – today
Lucide, a dynamic Belgian family company headquartered in Antwerp, develops decorative and functional lighting for indoor and outdoor use.
Empowered by knowledge and guided by expertise in the lighting sector Ward Mertens, the current CEO, founded his own company in 1992 on Belgian soil. In the then conservative industry, Ward already had strong foresight, his dream being to build up a high quality and differentiating range to position Lucide in the established lighting landscape. This vision laid the foundations for the current range, a prominent collection for fashion conscious consumers at a competitive price.
In the 25 years that followed, Lucide has evolved substantially. New markets emerged, resulting in further continuous growth of export to countries inside and outside of Europe as well as the successful development of e-commerce. This requires a global strategic approach, which is being set out by the CEO’s two sons, Wim and Niek Mertens, who constitute the 2nd generation to continue the dynamism of the company.
Nowadays, more than 75 passionate employees are part of Team Lucide, to ensure day to day customer service, enabling Lucide to achieve further international growth.
An elaborate network of selected partners and dealers, both in classical retail and wholesale as well as international online suppliers, ensures the worldwide presence of Lucide products today in more than 70 countries.
The word lucid means clear, transparent, radiant, bright… That is also what we at Lucide bear in mind.
A team of experienced lighting designers, supported by marketing and logistics, offers you new creations every day, made of high quality materials combined with state of the art, energy efficient light bulbs and trend following applications of colour.
This way we enlighten your world: we provide you the lighting fixtures to embellish your interior. We help you to decorate your world in a functional way, by offering you the right lighting solutions to do so.
We also enlighten your choice process throughout the lighting journey, by offering a range as complete as possible, of high quality for an affordable price and readily available.
Lucide “illuminates your world”
This constitutes the basis of our company’s core values. This is what the brand Lucide stands for.