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Ifo Electrical: Classic Lighting from a Century-Old Swedish Maker

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Ifo Electrical: Classic Lighting from a Century-Old Swedish Maker

May 6, 2021

We’re always on the lookout for utilitarian lighting fixtures from heritage companies, so we were happy to discover Ifo Electrical, a Swedish company that has been making reasonably priced ceramic components for almost a century. Here’s a look at some of their offerings (for pricing and stockists, go to Ifo):

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Above: Designed by Sigvard Bernadotte in the 1960s, the Bernadotte lamps for Ifo have been in continuous production ever since.
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Above: The Ifö Basic collection “has been around since the 1960s; it’s available in both straight and slanting models (15 degrees).”
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Above: “The Classic Globe series is available with white or black bases; with matte opal glass, shiny opal glass, or clear glass shades. Suitable for both indoors and outdoors.”
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Above: The Stable Glass fixture is part of the the Classic series; “it’s a faithful servant, ideal in all spaces where function and timeless shapes are keywords, both indoors and out.”
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Above: The Open Series is available with a white, gray, or black ceramic base and a clear or frosted shade.

For another classic European lighting source, see:

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