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101 pendant lamp

By Le Klint

£368.00

  • Description

    The Le Klint 101 or "the Fruit Lantern" was created in 1944 by Kaare Klint. This lamp is still one of Le Klint's best sellers. The woven plastic sheeting is completely washable and antistatic, and allows a crisp, white light to be diffused from the entire form for stylish and efficient lighting. Le Klint shades are hand-folded in Denmark from a single flat sheet of plastic. They come ready assembled in a box complete with 2 meters of white flex, a rose cover and and lamp holder. The 101 pendant light is available in 3 sizes.

  • Technical Info

    Dimensions:
    A: Ø 27 x H:36 cm
    B: Ø 34 x H:44 cm
    C: Ø 42 x H:53 cm

    Hand folded PVC
    Light source: E27
    101 A: max 75W
    101 B & C: Max 100W

  • Designer
    Kaare Klint

    Kaare Klint (1888-1954) was a precursor to and teacher of the designers who made Danish modern style explode onto the international mid-century scene. In 1924 he helped to establish the influential Department of Furniture at the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen and was a lecturer and Professor of Architecture there. Unlike the modernists, however, Klint worked with an unerring faith in the historical evolution of furniture forms and a commitment to the neo-classical designs. A substantial goal in his work was to take these pieces and try to rethink them and update them with the modern requirements. Although Klint counted among his devoted protégés Poul Kjaerholm and Børge Mogensen, many of his philosophies about design provided the backdrop against which the next generation of designers reacted.

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£368.00
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