The name Hobo refers to the old handicraft ”luffarslöjd”, metalcrafts made by hobos in the old days in Småland, where Swedish glassworks began. Hobos used to sleep in the heat of the furnaces in the hot glass studios, making wayward objects in bent metal wire. Read more

Hobo is a lamp made of opaque blown glass (blown at the glass studio Mickejohans in Örsjö) formed into a basket construction of brass. It is a real interplay between the materials and a clear proof of true craftsmanship. "I have searched the expression where there is some difference between each lamp. Since the brass cage only partially controls the glass, every lamp turns out into unique pieces. It all depends on how much air that is blown into the glass during production. A certain moment is captured and each and every one is unique” says Gustaf Nordenskiöld.

Hobo is characterized by its weight and its details, two parameters that Hobo rather highlights than hides. Details become clear by visible bolts and heavy ropes.

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  • Rough brass

  • Small, rough brass


Technical specification

Design Gustaf Nordenskiöld
Electrical data Class I IP20 230V
Description Ceiling cup and basket in rough brass. Opaque blown glass is formed into basket construction. Coloured rope suspension. Golden textile cord. Dimmable
Lightsource 1 × 4W LEDmodule 2700K 230lm CRI (Included)
Connection 1,3m textile cable, ceiling plug included
Mounting Hook in ceiling
Care Download Care Instructions
Recycling Download Recycling Manual

Article no. & model

35871-72-019 Rough brass 3 kg 0,09 m³
35870-72-019-N Rough brass 5 kg 0,09 m³
Produce new glass, small basket
Produce new glass, large basket




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