Fritz Hansen acquires Lightyears

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The Caravaggio lamp is part of Lightyears’ extensive product range. Design: Cecilie Manz.

The Danish design furniture manufacturer Fritz Hansen has per June 1, 2015, acquired the Danish lighting company Lightyears. Lightyears was founded in 2005 and produces a wide range of modern lamps for both residential and contract markets.

Lightyears works closely with renowned Danish designers such as Cecilie Manz, Hans Sandgren Jakobsen, Jo Hammerborg and GamFratesi.

The acquisition of Lightyears is part of Fritz Hansen’s ambition to become a world leader in the design and lifestyle buseness, says CEO Jacob Holm, Fritz Hansen. He is in no doubt that Lighyears holds a huge potential to catch on in the international markets.

Read more about Fritz Hansen here and Lightyears here.