About Us

Manufacturers of bespoke decorative & architectural lighting since 1946
Australian Made

Contessa is a bespoke lighting manufacturer based in Wollongong Australia. Founded in 1946, Contessa has become synonymous with quality bespoke hand-made decorative and architectural lighting.

Your Trusted Industry Expert Of 70+ Years

Contessa Lighting is a 4th generation, family-owned Australian company established in 1946. A strong dedication to the supply of quality lighting fixtures into the Australian and International markets quickly cemented Contessa as a market leader.

Today , with over 70 years of experience sourcing and manufacturing quality lighting products, our passion for delivering high quality fit for purpose and fit for budget decorative lighting solutions has built a reputation as the leading supplier of residential, commercial and hospitality projects throughout Australia.

Working with architects, specifiers and re-sellers across Australia and New Zealand, our commitment to working collaboratively to create innovative design solutions unique to each project provides truly impactful and lasting outcomes.

Why us?

Quality Products

Contessa Lighting uses quality raw materials in all fittings. Fabrics are sourced from Europe and USA, LED components are obtained from established reputable brands such as Tridonic or Osram. All products are warranted for a minimum 3 years with optional extended warranty provided where required.

Customisable Range

Specify as standard or customize. Most pendants, wall lights and shades can be customised entirely, including the shape, size, finish, light output etc.

In House Concept Design

Can’t see any products on our website that suit your design plan? Send us a concept drawing or image and we will source or manufacture the fitting you require. We can work with any material, including, timber, plastics and metals.

70 + Years in the Industry

Contessa Lighting started in 1946. Throughout this time, decades of knowledge and experience has accumulated through the numerous projects we have been involved in. More recently being the rapid growth of LED technology, all this knowledge and experience is stored within our company and is available to our clients.

Value Engineering

Because of our unique market position as a manufacturer, we are a number one supplier when a project is over budget and requires value engineering. No matter what the budget size is, we can adjust the specifications of our products to suit the required price range.

Strong Relationships

We value strong, long term relationships and place a lot of importance on customer satisfaction.