Louis Poulsen PH 5/5 Pendant, Two Options
Louis Poulsen PH 5/5 Pendant, Two OptionsLouis Poulsen PH 5/5 Pendant, Two OptionsLouis Poulsen PH 5/5 Pendant, Two Options
Louis Poulsen PH 5/5 Pendant, Two Options
Designed by Poul Henningsen
Item #: LP-5741936x1000015-FJ
Louis Poulsen | Denmark
Availability: Usually ships in 5-7 business days
  • Designer: Poul Henningsen
  • Brand: Louis Poulsen | Denmark
  • Item #: LP-5741936x1000015-FJ
  • Availability: Usually ships in 5-7 business days
  • Dimensions:
    Ø: 19.7", H: 16.9"
  • Material:
    Shades: Hand-Blown White Opal Glass or Spun Aluminum
    Incandescent Bottom Deffuser: Frosted Acrylic; LED version: Opal polycarbonate enclosure.
    Light Source—
    Socket Variant: A-21/IF-MEDIUM; LED: 41W LED/3000K or 3000-1800K D2W
    Lumen: LED Variants: 1193 - 2297
    Voltage: 120V
    Compliance: cULus, Dry Location Protection Class IP20
    Canopy: White
    Cord Type: 3-Conductor, 18 AWG Black Cloth-Covered Power Cord
    Cord Length: 12'
    Controllability: Phase dimming actual performance dependent upon screw-base bulb used.

  • Care:
    Surface Wash Only
  • Country: Denmark
  • With the PH 5/5 Pendant, Louis Poulsen reintroduces the whole sized pendants based on Poul Henningsen's revolutionary System PH, also known as the three-shade system, from 1925-26. The pendant is characterised by a rounder look due to how the top shade of approximately 50 cm corresponds with the middle and lower shade in the proportions of 3:2:1. This design makes the PH 5/5 pendant particularly glare-free and elegant—perfect for any room at home or commercial spaces like flagship stores, meeting rooms, restaurants, hotel rooms and lobbies. The PH 5/5 pendant comes in two variations that direct glare and shadow in different ways. In contemporary black painted metal with white inners sides, the light is fine and primarily downward directed. In the variation with a metal top shade contrasting the translucent middle and lower shades in opal glass, a warm glow as well as downward directed light is created. If you prefer an even softer light distribution, the included diffuser in frosted glass can easily be inserted.
    Poul HenningsenPoul Henningsen (PH) was born in Copenhagen by the famous Danish actress Agnes Henningsen. He never graduated as an architect, but studied at The Technical School at Frederiksberg in Denmark from 1911-14, and then at Technical College in Copenhagen from 1914-17.

    He started practicing traditional functionalistic architecture, but over the years his professional interests changed to focus mainly on lighting which is what he is most famous for. He also expanded his field of occupation into areas of writing, becoming a journalist and an author. For a short period at the beginning of WWII, he was the head architect of the Tivoli Gardens project in Copenhagen. But like many other creative people, 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.

    His lifelong collaboration with Louis Poulsen began in 1925 and lasted until his death in 1967. To this day, Louis Poulsen still benefits from his genius. Poul Henningsen was also the first editor of the company magazine "NYT". The CEO of Louis Poulsen at the time, Sophus Kaastrup-Olsen, gave the magazine to PH as a gift after he had been terminated from another Danish newspaper - his opinions were too radical.

    Poul Henningsen's pioneering work concerning the relationship between light structures, shadows, glare and color reproduction, compared to man's need for light, remains the foundation of the lighting theories still practiced by Louis Poulsen.

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    Founded in 1874, Louis Poulsen is the preeminent Danish Design Lighting resource born out of the Scandinavian design tradition where form follows function. The function and design of these lighting concepts are tailored to reflect and support the rhythm of natural light. Every detail in the design has a purpose. Every design starts and ends with light.

    Louis Poulsen believes in passionate craftsmanship that produces quality lighting and design products that are pleasing to the eye and to the light. In close partnership with designers, architects and other talents like Poul Henningsen, Arne Jacobsen, Verner Panton, Øivind Slaatto, Alfred Homann, Oki Sato and Louise Campbell, Louis Poulsen has established themselves as one of the key global suppliers of high quality architectural and decorative lighting. Defying traditional product categories, their products serve and span the professional and private lighting markets for both indoor and outdoor applications.

    Louis Poulsen's means are simple and beautiful design. The purpose is to create an attractive ambience that affects people and spaces. The Louis Poulsen Collection is designed to shape light and are a key decor and furnishings element to create a Scandinavian sensibility for the home and garden. These simple lines, sophisticated styling, and impeccable craftsmanship are the hallmarks of Louis Poulsen and are key values of Fjorn Scandinavian.
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