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PH 5 Mini Pendant Lamp

By Louis Poulsen

Regular Price: £470.00

Special Price £399.50

  • Description

    Poul Henningsen developed the PH 5 in 1958 as a follow-up to his celebrated three-shade system, which launched in 1926 and put Louis Poulsen on the map as a leading manufacturer of innovative lighting. Henningsen’s goal: to make light softer and more flattering in an era when electric lighting was still new and marked by unwanted glare.

    Six decades after the lighting pioneer created his celebrated PH 5 pendant, the design remains Louis Poulsen’s bestseller.

    To celebrate the PH 5’s anniversary, Louis Poulsen has released the lamp in the same vibrant colour range as the recently launched PH 5 Mini: Classic, a new Modern White, and six bold colour combinations – Hues of Orange, Hues of Rose, Hues of Red, Hues of Green, Hues of Blue and Hues of Grey.

  • Technical Info

    Finish
    Classic (white) or Modern White, Matt powder coated
    Hues of Blue, Hues of Green, Hues of Grey, Hues of Orange, Hues of Red, Hues of
    Rose, Matt wet painted

    Dimensions
    Diameter 30cm, height 16.3cm

    Material
    Classic White: Classic white shades and purple struts
    Hues of Blue: Blue shades and bronze struts
    Hues of Green: Green shades and bronze struts
    Hues of Grey: Grey shades and bronze struts
    Hues of Orange: Orange shades and bronze struts
    Hues of Red: Red shades and bronze struts
    Hues of Rose: Rose shades and bronze struts
    Hues of New White: White shades and bronze struts

    Click here for the colour overview of all shades.

    Mounting
    Suspension type: Cable 2x0,75mm²
    Canopy: Yes
    Cable length: 3m

    Light source (Not included)
    EU: Max 40W E14, US: Max 40W E26, JP: Max 40W E17

  • Designer
    Poul Henningsen

    The Danish left-wing writer, architect and designer Poul Henningsen (1894-1967) saw electric light as a way of enlightening the people by improving the home and work environment. After comprehensive studies into glare-free multi shade lamps, the electric appliances manufacturer Louis Poulsen enabled him to create the first PH lamp in 1926. The PH lamp was an instant success, sold and used all over the world including the Bauhaus Dessau building.

    After the outbreak of WW2 sales fell and by October 1943 Henningsen left German occupied Denmark for Stockholm together with Arne Jacobsen. On his return to Denmark in 1945 Henningsen continued to develop the multi shade lamp system and created many of his most beautiful designs, many still in production, including the highly popular PH5 from 1958. Henningsen left over 100 sketches of lamp designs behind after his death, some which have later been put into production by Louis Poulsen.

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    • Classic White/Purple
    • Hues of Blue
    • Hues of Green
    • Hues of Grey
    • Hues of Orange
    • Hues of Red
    • Hues of Rose
    • New White

  • Delivery

    3-4 weeks
    Made to order item

Regular Price: £470.00

Special Price £399.50

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