VL45 Radiohus Pendant - Two Sizes
- The Designer
- The Maker
The Radiohus Pendant was originally designed in the 1930s by Vilhelm Lauritzen in partnership with Louis Poulsen for the construction of the Radiohuset building on Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, which is now home to the Royal Danish Academy of Music. It was originally used for general illumination in many parts of the Radiohuset building. With its powerful downwards light combined with gentler illumination via the opal glass—which generate softer tones in the room—it is simply ideal for illuminating both everyday objects and more decorative items.
- Brand:Louis Poulsen of Denmark
- Country: Denmark
- SKU: LP-5741928530-FJ
Light Source: 1/100W/A-19/IF MEDIUM
Shade: Mouth-blown Glossy White Opal Glass
Pendant Tube: Brushed Brass
Cord Type: 3-conductor, 18 AWG White PVC Power Cord
Cord Length: 12'
- Care:Surface Wash Only
- Designer:Vilhelm Lauritzen
- Small: Ø: 9.9", Shade Height: 9.7", Total Height with Pendant Tube: 12.9"
- Large: Ø: 14.6", Shade Height: 14.6", Total Height with Pendant Tube: 17.6"
Throughout his life, Vilhelm Lauritzen adhered to the principle that architecture is applied art—with equal emphasis on both 'art' and 'applied'. "No life without aesthetics" was another one of Vilhelm Lauritzen's firmly held beliefs.
Vilhelm Lauritzen mastered both daylight and artificial lighting. He consistently involved daylight in his architectural projects by including large south and west-facing windows that neatly mixed warm sunlight with the cooler sky light flowing in through windows facing north and east. It was an approach that shifted focus from the limited wall surfaces in the room itself. People, furnishings and fittings are highlighted and shaded in the sculptural 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.