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Designer: Rolf Krüger

Rolf Krüger - Graduate designer Germany - Creator of many beautiful lamps

Designer: Rolf Krüger

Rolf Krüger is a graduate designer. From 1959 until 1960 he studied free and applied art at the Heinrich Zernack School in Berlin. In the period 1960-1964 Krüger went to the Meisterschule für das Kunsthandwerk (master school for the arts and crafts), the Staatliche Werkkunstschule, today named UdK, were he studied graphic and product design.

From 1965 until 1982 he was executive officer in the product and fair design in the field of home lighting.

Since 1983 Rolf Krüger is a freelancer in product design in glass, metal, plastic, concrete and large-scale murals.

Rolf Krüger was awarded numerous times:

Design awards 1967-1993

The Gute Industrieform Hannover
LGA Center Form Stuttgart
1st Rosenthal Studio Prize
If- Design Award Hannover
Federal Award Good Form
Museum of Modern Art
Design Innovations NRW, Design Center
“Designed in Germany”: Tokyo, Los Angeles, New York, Montreal, Boston
Design Plus, Frankfurt Trade Fair Ambiente
ARD / WDR report: Rolf Krüger glass design


1994 Surface Form Product: Sauerland Museum
1995 Painting and glass design: Rathaus Arnsberg
2004 pictures: Sculpture barn Varel
2005 Co-founder of the Arnsberg Design Forum
2008 Art Summer Arnsberg: Fantastic benches, 1st prize
2013 Ede Sörensen Foundation, Husum: Benches from drainpipes

Product selection by museums

2016 Landesmuseum Schleswig-Holstein, Schloss Gottorf Schleswig
2017 Museum Kunstpalast Dusseldorf
2018 New Collection, Design Museum Munich
2018 Kunstgewerbemuseum of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin


    Designer: Rolf Krüger

    Lighting designed for the German companies Paul Neuhaus, Goebel and Wiesenthalhütte in the eighties.
    Lighting designed for
    Staff & Schwarz Leuchtenwerke GMBH, click here.
    For the lighting designed for Heinz Neuhaus, click here.
    For the lighting designed for BPS Leuchten-Systeme GmbH & Co. KG, click here.

    Paul Neuhaus Leuchten GmbH, Arnsberg 

    A series of lamps designed in the 1980s for Paul Neuhaus. A chandelier, pendant lamp, table lamp, floor lamp, flush mount and desk lamps.

    The Paul Neuhaus lighting company was founded in October 1962 by Paul Neuhaus in Vosswinkel as a joinery. He started with one employee and one machine as a wood processor. The wooden parts produced are mainly delivered to the lighting industry. The first wood floor lamps were made in 1970

    Since 2014 the company is part of the Neuhaus Lighting Group, together with LeuchtenDirekt and Blicklicht. More info about the history of the company can be found on their website.

    Paul Neuhaus chandelier in concical blue glass and chrome 1980s design: Rolf Krüger

    Paul Neuhaus flush mount concical blue glass and chrome 1980s design: Rolf Krüger

    Paul Neuhaus desk lamps in concical blue glass and chrome 1980s design: Rolf Krüger

    Paul Neuhaus table, floor & pendant lamp in blue glass and metal design: Rolf Krüger 1980s


    A glass globe table lamp designed in the 1980s for Wiesenthalhütte.

    The Wiesenthalhütte glass factory was founded in 1868. The company ended business in 1991 under increasing pressure from mechanical glass production. The models, iron works archives and production catalogues are in the museum Hentrich in Düsseldorf.

    Globe table lamp designed by Rolf Krüger in the 80's for glass factory Wiesenthalhütte

    Globe table lamp designed by Rolf Krüger in the 80's for glass factory Wiesenthalhütte

    BPS Leuchten-Systeme

    BPS Leuchten-Systeme GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1979 in Blomberg, Germany. The company’s line of business includes the manufacturing of lighting fixtures. They are located in Industriestrasse 4, 32825 Blomberg, Germany.