We have the lighting that creates mood all year round
Lighting for function and decoration
In 1947 we made Sweden's very first serially manufactured Candelstick. Today, our product range comprises energy-saving lighting solution for function and decoration all year round.
Here you will find everything from outdoor lighting, garden lighting, light sets for outdoor and indoor use, decorative lighting for home and garden and, needless to say, Candelsticks, Christmas stars and Christmas light sets.
Trees and Christmas Trees
Illuminate the garden when darkness falls
Konstsmide – craftsmanship and innovation since 1942
Bus driver Gunnar Johansson is tired of driving a bus and sets up Gnosjö Konstsmide. Gunnar and his two employees manufacture forged products and flower boxes.
Sweden's first serially produced electric candle holders see the light of the day. The first modern Advent light candle holder is born.
Production of outdoor lighting starts.
The product range expands further in the 1960s and 1970s, especially the outdoor lighting. Copper and sheet-metal products are particularly popular.
Gunnar's children Margit, Mona and Rolf take over the company. Rolf becomes CEO.
The range of Christmas lighting has become so popular in Germany that Konstsmide decides to start its first subsidiary there.
The world's first low-current lighting chain with transformer is manufactured by Konstsmide. Going from 230V to 24V revolutionises the safety of outdoor Christmas tree lighting.
The second subsidiary is established, this time in England. Later Konstsmide further expands to Finland, Hungary, Poland, the Netherlands, Hong Kong and Norway.
Konstsmide celebrates 50 years! A jubilee candle holder is manufactured for the occasion - a model made of iron, which has previously been taken out from the product range but is now here to stay.
Cooperation with Disney begins two years after the opening of Disneyland in Paris. Products manufactured to promote Euro Disney, as it is called back then, are candle holders and lighting chains.
Konstsmide acquires a moulding factory in Hungary. Here, in this factory, outdoor lighting is made by hand, focusing on high quality.
Konstsmide launches the world's first LED lighting chains that revolutionise energy consumption and durability in lighting chains.
Brothers Janne, Jonas and Daniel Johansson take over the company after their father.
Increased interest for LED allows Konstsmide to continue expanding its product range. Its products become more elegant and more durable, with longer service life and lower energy consumption.
Konstsmide develops Soft Cable, an extremely durable cable for outdoor use, which remains pliable even at very low temperatures.
New premises are opened in Gnosjö. They include a 1,500 sq mtr showroom where about 2,000 products are displayed.