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Louis Poulsen PH 5 Mini Copper Pendant Light

Designed by Poul Henningsen

£670.00

£569.50

Designed in 1958 this 60th Anniversary Copper Edition of the PH 5 Mini Pendant Light by Poul Henningsen introduces a metallic finish to this classic pendant light silhouette. 

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Great reasons to buy the Louis Poulsen PH 5 Mini Copper Pendant Light

  • Designed in 1958 by Poul Henningsen in response to the ever-changing shapes and sizes of incandescent bulbs, the PH 5 was a game-changer of its time. This is the mini version of that light.
  • Due to the arrangement of the shades, the light remains completely glare-free from any angle
  • The PH 5 Mini has regularly been updated as light sources have developed. This copper and white edition has been created in celebration of this classic pendant light's 60th birthday.
 

Why you'll love this pendant light

The PH 5 mini pendant light was designed by Poul Henningsen in 1958 for Danish lighting brand Louis Poulsen. The light was designed as a response to constant changes to the shape and size of incandescent bulbs by bulb manufacturers. Poul voiced his distress by stating “After 33 years of basically Christian behaviour I have converted to Islam in my relationship to the manufacture of incandescent bulbs. For a generation I have believed that consideration for the consumer and common sense would prevail, but now I have become a fatalist. I have accepted fate, and with Louis Poulsen´s permission I have designed a PH fixture which can be used with any kind of light source, Christmas lights and 100 W metal-filament bulbs. Although a fluorescent tube would be too much to ask in the existing form!”

The PH5 Mini light fixture is designed based on the principle of a reflective three-shade system, which directs the majority of the light downwards. By using a design based on the logarithmic spiral, Poul achieved even distribution of light over the entire curve of the shade for the PH 5. This even light distribution made it possible to control glare and shadow. Each shade reduces the amount of light equally, due to their distance from the light source. In celebration of the light's 60th anniversary Louis Poulsen have created this glorious copper and white version, introducing a metallic hue into the light's classic silhouette.

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