Hans-Agne Jakobbson’s work fits in with the Scandinavian popular organic design of the 1950s to 1970s. His designs are greatly influenced by the other big names of the era such as Alvar Aalto and Poul Henningsen.
Jakobsson started his career in the first half of the 20th Century as a woodworker, and later developed himself as an architect. Throughout his fruitful career he produced and designed 1000s of lamps in his own company, AB Markaryd.
Jakobsson was known for using many types of materials for his lighting objects, although maybe the most known was the use of pine wood as lamp shades, giving a warm-red soft glow to any space. Other materials include brass, aluminum glass and fabric.