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AJ table lamp

By Louis Poulsen


  • Description

    Originally designed in 1960 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, this table lamp works equally well with antique and modern furniture due to its simple design.

  • Technical Info

    Dimensions: W 21.5 x H 56 cm

    AJ Table has a fixture head with a distinct asymmetrical shape, which determines the light characteristics of the fixture. The fixture head is tiltable. The base of the table lamp has a hole, which adds elegance and lightness to the design. The unique quality of its design idiom has made these fixtures modern classics.

  • Designer
    Arne Jacobsen

    Trained as an architect in Copenhagen, Jacobsen took up the profession already in the 1920s. His most famous buildings include Arhus Town Hall in Denmark, the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen and St Catherine's College in Oxford England. His experiments into plywood resulted in the Ant chair in 1952 and the 3107 in 1955 (also known as the Seven chair), both manufactured by Fritz Hansen.

    The work on the SAS Royal Hotel resulted in some of his most outstanding designs, including the Egg and Swan chairs, a stainless steel cutlery set now made by silver manufacturer Georg Jensen and a series of lamps, manufactured by Louis Poulsen. In 1967 he designed a series of stainless steel tableware for Stelton. A perfectionist and a master of detail, Jacobsen worked right up to his death in 1971. In central London, his Royal Danish Embassy on Sloane Street was completed only in 1977.

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  • Delivery

    In stock

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