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Fibonacci pendant light designed by Sophus Frandsen for Fog & Mørup, 1960s

Fibonacci pendant light designed by Sophus Frandsen for Fog & Mørup, 1960s

Fibonacci pendant light designed by Sophus Frandsen for Fog & Mørup, 1960s

Danish architect Sophus Frandsen created the Fibonacci, his timeless classic for Fog & Mørup, in the early 1960s. Despite being one of the company’s most expensive lights it remained in production until F&M’s demise in the early 1980s. The light was awarded a gold medal at the Leipzig Messe in 1967 and won the iF Product Design Award in 1968.
Sophus Frandsen taught lighting design at Copenhagen's most prestigious school of architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and the Fibonacci embodies his approach to the subject, where equal weight is given to scientific and aesthetic considerations to produce a lamp that is both functional and beautiful. The lamp is named after the mathematical sequence of the same name which likewise exists at the point where art and science meet and also describes the relationship between the lamp's multiple concentric rings.
An interesting feature of the lamp is the way the bulbholder's position in the central stem can be raised or lowered, causing the light to be concentrated on the central rings in the former position or cast across the full span of the lamp to the outer rings in the latter (see photos) – in both cases without any glare. Measuring 47cm in width and 27cm in height, the Fibonacci is a strong statement piece that works well in both midcentury and space-age settings. This example has a spun aluminium finish and is in excellent original vintage condition with minimal wear. 
  • £1,200.00

Tags: made in Denmark, Sophus Frandsen, Fog & Mørup, silver, neutrals

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