Established in 2015, Pholc is a Swedish design brand that creates timeless, high-quality lights for contemporary spaces. The brand’s designs are an elegant combination of Scandinavian aesthetics, new perspectives and an extensive knowledge in lighting since 1962. In 2017, Pholc’s Mobil pendant, designed by Monika Mulder, won the Elle Decoration Swedish Design Award in the category of Light of the Year.
Designer – Monika Mulder
Monika Mulder (b. 1972) is a Dutch designer who graduated from Design Academy Eindhoven in 1997. Mulder started her career at the design department of IKEA, and since 2007 she has run her own design studio in Gothenburg, with customers such as the design lamp brand Pholc. In her design, Mulder emphasizes the sculptural elements of objects, and wants to combine smooth functionality with beauty and playfulness. Mulder’s work has been awarded with prizes such as the Best Furniture of the Year 2003 and Best Lamp of the Year 2017 in the Elle Decoration Swedish Design Awards.