1st Modern

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Signe Tollefsen and Gustav Svartvik founded 1st Modern in 2015. Driven by a desire to offer an exclusive selection of Scandinavian design to the world, we put together our best qualities, the result of which was 1st Modern. To guarantee the best experience for you, we are involved in the whole process, from sourcing to packaging, and strive to give you our absolute best. Based in Karlstad, Sweden, we are at the heart of Scandinavian design, and can thus offer you a splendid amalgam of carefully selected items from the so-called Mid Century Modern design era. Can't find w...Read More

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Swedish Ceiling Lamp by Hans Bergström for Ateljé Lyktan, 1940s
Swedish Ceiling Lamp by Hans Bergström for Atel...
Ateljé Lyktan, Hans Bergström
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Fabric
Very rare ceiling lamp with nudes by Hans Bergström for Ateljé Lyktan, Sweden. This lamp shows impressive handcrafted details, such as the hand hammered brass ornaments that surrou...
Swedish Midcentury Flush Mount by Hans Bergström
Swedish Midcentury Flush Mount by Hans Bergström
Ateljé Lyktan, Hans Bergström
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Flush Mount
Brass, Plastic
Rare flush mount by Hans Bergström for Ateljé Lyktan, Åhus. The lamp consists of a brass body with four light sources, holding a spray plastic shade, that gives a stunning soft ligh...
Scandinavian Midcentury Table Lamp by Böhlmarks, 1940s, Sweden
Scandinavian Midcentury Table Lamp by Böhlmarks...
Böhlmarks
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps
Brass, Leather
A desk lamp by Swedish manufacturer Arvid Böhlmarks Lampfabrik, model 15616. This rare table lamp is made of brass with a leather handle, standing on a heavy V-shaped metal vcfrv fo...
Swedish Wall Lamp in Brass and Metal by Hans Bergström for Ateljé Lyktan
Swedish Wall Lamp in Brass and Metal by Hans Be...
Ateljé Lyktan, Hans Bergström
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
Metal
Rare wall lamps by Hans Bergström for Ateljé Lyktan, Sweden. These lamps are great examples of the impressive design that characterize Swedish lighting in the 1930s-1940s. With thes...
Pair of Scandinavian Floorlamps Model G-075 by ...
Bergboms, Eje Ahlgren
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps
Brass
Pair of Scandinavian floor lamps model G-075 by Eje Ahlgren for Bergboms, Sweden, 1960s. The lamps are made of solid brass. Condition: Excellent original condition except for som...
Scandinavian Pendants in Brass and Glass, Swedi...
Unknown
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Glass
Elegant pair of pendants in brass and blasted glass produced in Sweden. The frosted glass gives a beautiful and soft light and the brass parts have a soft natural patina. The lamps h...
Scandinavian Midcentury Pendants Model T292 in ...
Hans-Agne Jakobsson, Hans-Agne Jakobsson AB
20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Copper, Brass
Wonderful early pendants, model T292, in solid copper by Hans-Agne Jakobsson, designed 1958. The lamp consists of three pendants connected by a divider in copper and brass. The lig...
Swedish Midcentury Floor Lamp in Acrylic and Be...
Eric Elfwen, Eskilstuna Armaturer
20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Acrylic, Beech
Very rare floor lamp by Eric Elfvén for Eskilstuna Armaturhantverk. The lamps consist of two light sources, hidden by a large acrylic tubular shade. The shade is held by three beech...
Pair of Swedish Outdoor Wall Lamps in Copper, 1...
Unknown
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
Copper
Outdoor wall lamps by unknown manufacturer, most likely Swedish. These high-quality lamps are made of solid, beautifully patinated copper with a perforated pattern. Condition: ...
Scandinavian Table Lamp in Brass, 1940s
Unknown
20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Brass
Swedish table lamp by unknown manufacturer, 1940s Very elegant table lamp in brass with fabric shade. Condition: Very good original condition with light signs of use and age. The ...
Pair of Large Swedish Midcentury Chandeliers in...
Luxus, Uno & Östen Kristiansson
20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Acrylic, Pine
Rare chandeliers by Uno & Osten Kristiansson for Luxus. The chandeliers consist of six acrylic cylinders with two light sources in each cylinder. The cylinders are held by thick arms...
Swedish Midcentury Table Lamps in Acrylic and O...
Luxus, Uno & Östen Kristiansson
20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Acrylic, Oak
Rare pair of table lamps by Uno & Östen Kristiansson for Luxus. The lamps consist of two light sources, hidden by an acrylic shade. The shade rests on an oak pole, which sits on a ...

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