Uno & Östen Kristiansson, Lighting
Rare cylindrical ceiling lamp by Uno & Östen KristianssonThis rare ceiling lamp (model 555) was designed in the 1950s and executed by Swedish mirror and lighting producer ‘Luxus’ in the town of Vittsjö. Luxus was founded in 1951 by brothers Uno (1925-2009) and Östen Kristiansson (1927-2003), after having learned the trade from their father, Evert Kristiansson. He ran Vittsjö Möbelfabrik AB and produced wooden furniture for Swedish luxury department store Nordiska Kompaniet as well as other renowned architects like Carl Malmsten. The frame and ceiling cup are in oak with opal plexiglass shade and diffusers on each end. The height is adjustable ca. 50-150 cm.