Tags: Louis Poulsen

A tale of two Topans: the Pendant & the Spot

A tale of two Topans: the Pendant & the Spot

modblog 23/06/2011 0
Verner Panton’s futuristic 1959 Topan light design for Louis Poulsen has rarely been out of the limelight in its more than 50 years of existence. Freq...
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Panton and PH weren't just good friends

Panton and PH weren't just good friends

modblog 11/05/2011 0
The family connection between two of the great Danish lighting designers is widely known – indeed, anyone who is aware of Simon Henningsen‘s work will...
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Danish modern space stations?

Danish modern space stations?

modblog 25/04/2011 0
In September 1972, journalist Bengt Rooke reported in Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet that a 60-strong delegation of American architects and interior d...
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A rare 1960s wall lamp from Fog & Mørup

A rare 1960s wall lamp from Fog & Mørup

modblog 14/01/2011 0
At first glance the lights below, discovered in Finland, might be mistaken for a wall-mounted version of Verner Panton’s Flowerpot for Louis Poulsen –...
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Poulsen’s IT lamp and the ghost of PH

Poulsen’s IT lamp and the ghost of PH

modblog 07/01/2011 0
In view of their seminal influence both in Denmark and internationally, it is no surprise that Poul Henningsen’s ideas on lighting design were guiding...
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Colour coordination in Danish lights

Colour coordination in Danish lights

modblog 12/11/2010 0
In the late 1960s both Louis Poulsen and Fog & Mørup launched lines of assorted lamp models in coordinated colours under unifying taglines. In 1968 an...
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Verner Panton’s Panthella 3-light

Verner Panton’s Panthella 3-light

modblog 27/08/2010 0
When people come across a vintage Panthella for the first time they often think there’s something wrong with the on/off switch. “It’s not working prop...
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Looks like a PH 4/3 but isn't!

Looks like a PH 4/3 but isn't!

modblog 07/08/2010 0
The Penta (below) is a little-known Fog & Morup light designed by Jo Hammerborg and first appearing in the record in 1965. More traditional in form an...
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The Louis Poulsen Bornholmpendel

The Louis Poulsen Bornholmpendel

modblog 03/06/2010 0
The Bornholmpendel is rarely seen today, but in 1967 it was chosen by Louis Poulsen to feature on the front cover of its product catalogue.The light w...
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Three of a kind

Three of a kind

modblog 28/04/2010 0
Danish lighting companies Louis Poulsen, Lyfa and Nordisk Solar Compagni have all produced lamps with a very similar shape. The Poulsen version is inc...
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Verner Panton and Poulsen's LamPetit

Verner Panton and Poulsen's LamPetit

modblog 25/04/2010 0
Did Verner Panton design Louis Poulsen's versatile LamPetit? Certainly the compact little lamp is unexpected for its 1966 date, looking more like some...
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