The profoundly influential and daring designer, architect, author, and cultural critic Poul Henningsen left his mark on many areas of Danish thought and design, and built a legacy that remains integral to Louis Poulsen’s work to shape light.
The designer’s partnership with Louis Poulsen went on to give the world such classics as the PH 5, the PH Artichoke, and the PH Snowball.
Today, six decades after its first unveiling, Poul Henningsen’s celebrated PH 5 remains Louis Poulsen’s bestselling design: a testament to the revolutionary nature of Poul Henningsen’s work to shape light.
A true icon never stops reinventing itself, and Poul Henningsen’s PH Artichoke has proven to be no exception.
Originally designed for the Langelinie Pavillonen restaurant in Copenhagen, where it still hangs today, the sculptural PH Artichoke quickly drew attention with its unique, organic form – and its ability to instantly lend a space elegance and ambience. Keeping the source of light hidden within its layers of leaves, the pendant creates soft, glare-free illumination.
The brushed brass finish, which gives the familiar shape a new expression, reflects today’s interior décor while infusing timeless warmth and sophistication.
This special edition, available exclusively through 2018, will be engraved with PH’s signature - PH Artichoke - 1958-2018 - Anniversary Edition, and a unique number. From 2019, the PH Artichoke will be delivered without the anniversary engraving.