Schonbek makes lighting that lives forever.
Rooted in the American craftsmanship tradition since 1870, Schonbek makes timeless lighting with an impact that lasts.
For more than a century, their designs have sparked conversation and brought people together. Light brings life to a home – and life is what Schonbek is all about. When families gather for Sunday dinner, new friends are made, lovers meet, and memories are created; Schonbek is part of every moment that makes life rich.
Their story began when young Adolph Schonbek left his grandfather’s glassworks to pursue his dream of making custom chandeliers with the finest crystal. Since then, Schonbek has grown into a world-renowned premium lighting brand, captivating consumers across generations and continents with its timeless designs.
Their styles reflect the dynamic aesthetic tradition of America. Ranging from classically elegant to contemporary cool, their fixtures are characterized by their warm and inviting shapes and close attention to detail.
They are driven by a passion for lighting that makes spaces come alive and have a love for perfectly balanced pieces of beauty and function. They make styles to talk about with details to remember; icons to treasure, carry through life and pass on to the next generation.
Wherever it is placed, a Schonbek piece fills the home with personality and elegance that transcends time.
150 Years of American Heritage
In 2020, they celebrate 150 years of Schonbek lighting. The passion for innovation and commitment to beauty in every detail that has made Schonbek a world-renowned lighting brand over the past 150 years continues to drive them forward today. Rooted in the heritage of American craftsmanship, they constantly explore new ways to transform spaces with light, always with their century-long promise at heart: to make lighting that lives forever.
Schonbek lighting is offered in four distinctive collections, all grounded in a sense of classicism and crafted with the greatest attention to quality and detail. Their styles – American Traditional, American Romantic, American Rustic, and American Contemporary – complement a range of architectural and interior designs. Most importantly, Schonbek’s collections enhance the creation of spaces that express the unique spirit of those who call them home. Spaces for the celebration of life’s grandest occasions as well as its most cherished private moments.