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KUNGSTIGER LED lighting chain with 140 lights, battery-operated flower

$19.90
Batteries are sold separately; 3 pcs AA required.

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Light up every corner of your home with the first flower of spring. This LED light chain can be bent, stretched or shaped into a ball – and to save on batteries, it automatically turns off after 6 hours.

Article number505.268.87

Product details

Easy to place anywhere as it is battery operated and does not need to be connected to the mains supply.

Convenient and easy to use, since the built-in timer automatically turns on the light at the same time every day and then makes it shine for 6 hours.

Only for indoor use.

IKEA recommend LADDA rechargeable batteries.

Built-in LED light source.

Only use batteries that are intended for the product. Do not mix old and new batteries, different brands or types.

LED life time approx. 20.000 hours.

Light colour: warm white (2700 Kelvin).

Batteries are sold separately; 3 pcs AA required.

A built-in timer turns the lights on at the same time every day and keeps them on for 6 hours.

Designer

IKEA of Sweden

Article number505.268.87
  • ABS plastic

    Wipe clean with a dry cloth.

  • This product bears the CE mark.
  • Special waste handling may be required. Please contact your local authorities for more information.

Measurements

Length to 1st light: 1.0 m

Luminous flux: 8 lm

Cord length between lights: 5 cm

Power: 0.18 W

Total length: 2.75 m

  • KUNGSTIGER
    LED lighting chain with 140 lightsArticle no505.268.87

    Width: 7 cm

    Height: 7 cm

    Length: 9 cm

    Weight: 0.15 kg

    Package(s): 1

KUNGSTIGER LED lighting chain with 140 lights, battery-operated flower

How can a furniture company with Scandinavian roots contribute to one of Asia’s most festive holidays – the welcoming of spring and Chinese New Year? The KUNGSTIGER collection is one answer. It has something for everyone and every part of the celebration.

“IKEA wants to contribute to a better everyday life and luckily an exuberant celebration of the new year is important in China”, smiles Willy Chong, who designed the collection together with Jennifer Idrizi and Zhelin Lian.

Inspired by tales and traditions

With KUNGSTIGER, the three designers got the possibility to do a deep dive into rich Chinese history. Jennifer says that they drew inspiration from old paintings, tales and traditions, but that each product has a clear IKEA identity. “They are designed with our customers’ needs in mind and matched with our knowledge of how it’s possible to make everyday life at home better”, she says. “Just like other festive celebrations around the world, the Chinese New Year is about spending time with family and friends, good food and a fresh start. KUNGSTIGER has something for every part of the celebration and many of the products also can be used all year round.”

Designed for happiness and love

Since the tiger and the peony flower are important in Chinese folklore, it was a given to include them in the KUNGSTIGER collection. According to traditional beliefs, the tiger guards the home against fire, thieves and evil spirits. “But our version of the tiger isn’t that frightening – instead it’s cute and has a very kind look”, says Jennifer. The peony represents many good things – happiness, prosperity and love. “The flower returns in different parts of the collection. It’s such a positive symbol that reflects what Chinese New Year is all about: a wish for happiness and well-being for both strangers and people close to you.”

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Designer thoughts

Designer thoughts

“The year of the tiger is soon here and since the tiger and peony are meaningful in Chinese culture, it felt like a given to base the patterns for the KUNGSTIGER collection on them. Even though the expression on the porcelain, textiles and decorations is modern, it creates a feeling just as warm as a family reunion. We hope there’s something for everyone, mainly to celebrate the Chinese New Year and spring’s arrival, but also to make everyday life slightly more festive.”

The year of the tiger