New Limited Edition
PH 3/2 Table lamp
A Union of Poul Henningsen Signature Elements
To honour Poul Henningsen’s legacy of ingenious work with shaping light, Louis Poulsen presents a very special limited edition of his treasured PH 3/2 Table lamp. The exclusive version features Italian mouth-blown, amber coloured glass shades that accentuate the shades’ organic form paired with a brass frame.
The Master of Light
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.
Henningsen developed his revolutionary three-shade system in 1926, achieving softly diffused lighting that was pleasing to the eye and created more comfortable and inviting spaces for work and life.
A tradition of ambience-making coloured glass
Louis Poulsen and Poul Henningsen initially introduced coloured, mouth-blown glass lamps in the late 1920s to attract new customers.
Glass shades also come with the added benefit of allowing light to pass through them, providing not only downward and outward but also upward soft illumination that contributes to the overall room lighting.
The Limited-Edition PH 3/2 Table lamp light switch can be traced back to Henningsen’s 1927 table lamps. Also crafted from brushed brass, the through-switch is located on the stem near the base.
Henningsen’s initials are beautifully engraved beneath the switch. In other words, the limited edition PH 3/2 Table lamp unites some of Henningsen’s most thoughtful and aesthetically remarkable design elements. A timeless work conceived to bring warm sophistication to everyday living.
The lamp will only be available from 1 October up to and including 31 December 2018.
The frame of the limited edition PH 3/2 Table lamp is based on that of a PH table lamp from around 1927. It features brass with a lightly brushed surface, the fine brush lines following the lamp’s contours and shape. Unless polished, the untreated brass allows it to acquire a beautiful, unique patina over time.
Design to Shape Light
Louis Poulsen has always sought, not only to design lamps, but also to shape light and create an atmosphere that makes people feel good, both in- and outdoors. The shape of light creates space and our products should live harmoniously within the space they define - indirect, soft and inviting.