Fagerhults Bedside Lamp
Materials: Round yellow plastic (acrylic) base. White acrylic mushroom style lampshade. Bakelite E14 socket.
Height: 22 cm / 8.66”
Lampshade: ∅ 13 cm / 5.11”
Base: ∅ 12 cm / 4.72”
Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Fagerhults Belysning AB, Åvägen 1B, 566 92 Habo, Sweden.
Other versions: This Fagerhults bedside lamp was made in several colours. Variations of this lamp exists. The yellow of this table lamp was used for many other lamps produced by the company.
The Fagerhults Belysning (lighting) company was founded by Bertil Svenssons in 1945 after he designed a floor lamp for his mother in 1943.
From a small shed in the backyard the business grew until it was the large company that it is today. In 2018 Fagerhults has about 2600 employees in approximately 20 countries around the world. The factory remained at the same location, but has now been extended about 40 times. Production facilities are also located in Great Britain, Australia and China.
In 2007 Fagerhults was awarded the Red dot design award.
The Fagerhult Group is the owner of the brands: Fagerhult, Ateljé Lyktan, Designplan Lighting, Eagle Lighting, I-Valo Lighting, LTS Licht & Leuchten, Waco, Whitecroft Lighting, Arlight Lighting Innovations, LED Linear and WE-EF. AB Fagerhult‘s share is traded on the Nasdaq Stockholm (Mid Cap).
Acrylic: often named by its commercial name: Perspex, Plexiglas, Crylux, Acrylite, Lucite. It is a thermoplastic.
Links and sources (external links open in a new window)
The story behind Fagerhult on the Fagerhults Belysning AB website
Fagerhult – for a light loving world
Wikipedia about the Fagerhult Group
Many Thanks to Ger for the beautiful pictures and enthusiasm.