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Ph 3.5-2.5 Glass Table Lamp

by Poul Henningsen, from Louis Poulsen - Sale

ph 3.5-2.5 glass table lamp

ph 3.5-2.5 glass table lamp

Design Poul Henningsen, 1925/2016
Handblown white opal glass, spun brass
Made in Denmark by Louis Poulsen

"...it is an art to make light both economical and glare free." -Poul Henningsen

PH 3.5-2.5 was designed in 1928 and is one of many advanced projects undertaken by Poul Henningsen in the development of his world-famous three-shade system. Poul Henningsen devoted most of his life to taming electric light. He based his three-shade design on a logarithmic spiral to make optimum use of the light source. He was constantly doing calculations and tests. The form of the shades was determined by the way they were required to shape and reflect the light, and the lamp was designed to be glare-free.

The fixture is designed based on the principle of a reflective three-shade system, which directs the majority of the light downwards. The shades are made of handblown opal three-layer glass, which is glossy on top and sandblasted matte on the underside, giving a soft and diffuse light distribution.

With the PH 3.5-2.5 table lamp is a great fit for your office desk, living room, dining room, bedroom or any other room. You can be sure the models from this range will provide good, attractive lighting - and help create a decorative and inspiring interior.

18.3" h | shade: 13" dia. | 7 lbs. | black cord with in-line on/off: 12' feet
requires 1x60W G16.5 IF candelabra or 4W G16.5 IF candelabra bulb | cULus listed for dry locations

$1,213.80 + free shipping in the continental U.S.
(usually ships in 10-14 days)

Poul Henningsen

Poul Henningsen (1894-1967) was born in Copenhagen to the famous Danish actress Agnes Henningsen. He never graduated as an architect, but started practicing traditional functionalistic architecture. This led him to focus on what he would become the most well-known for, lighting; although he also had a significant literary career. At the beginning of WWII, he was forced to flee Denmark during the German occupation but soon became a vital part of the Danish colony of artists living in Sweden.
Danish lighting manufacturer Louis Poulsen was founded in 1874. Some of the company's best designers were Arne Jacobsen and Poul Henningsen. Henningsen created the well known PH-Lamps line and the iconic "Artichoke" Lamps. For over 70 years Louis Poulsen has been working with visionary designers, thus the Danish company has become one of the worlds most innovative manufacturers of lighting solutions. The revolutionary ideas of designers and and architects such as Verner Panton and Arne Jacobsen could become reality only by profound production know how.

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A beautiful and useful table lamp
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A great deal of thought and care went into the design of this lamp, whose purpose is to give light with no glare. The design of the shade components is stunning, and the lamp achieves its objectives while being beautiful. The base is substantial with nice weighting. An amazing achievement in lighting design.
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