Achtgrad was founded in 2002 by Frank Mevissen. The boutique specializes in Scandinavian lighting as well as vintage design from all around the world. Their collection includes design classics from the likes of Louis Poulsen, Fritz Hansen, Carl Hansen, Lyfa and Nordisk Solar, as well as accessories from the 20th century. All of their pieces are original, in the best condition as is possible, and ready for use. Achtgrad not only sells to private customers, but have also provided their pieces to museums for display.