In 1950 Luxus was born; Uno Kristiansson founded his own company in the same town. He produced a range of products that were designed by the two brothers.
In the late 1960s Östen Kristiansson took over his father’s business and renamed it Östen Kristiansson AB. Today the company is operating under its original name, Vittsjö Möbelfabrik AB. He passed away in 2003.
Vittsjö is a small town in Sweden with some 1700 inhabitants (2020). One fifth of all employment is within the manufacturing industry. The town hosts six of the largest companies in Sweden.
Links (external links open in a new window)
The website of Östen Kristiansson (ostenkristiansson.se) was online until 2016.
Vittsjö Möbelfabrik website (vittsjomobelfabrik.se) – offline since 2020.
The village of Vittsjö – Wikipedia
Official website of the Vittsjö town
Conical aluminium pendant lamp
Many thanks to Chris for the catalogue.