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To celebrate the PH5 pendant’s sixtieth anniversary Louis Poulsen are releasing it in eight new finishes.

 The PH5 was designed in 1958 by Poul Henningsen and six decades later still remains the best selling design in Louis Poulsen’s portfolio.

 Poul Henningsen designed the PH5 as a follow-up to his celebrated three-shade system, which was launched in 1926 and put Louis Poulsen on the map as the leading manufacturer of innovative lighting. Henningsen’s original design had been inspired by his mother’s wish for more flattering, softer light.

The new finishes include; Classic White, Modern White, and six vibrant new colour combinations: Hues of Orange, Hues of Rose, Hues of Red, Hues of Green, Hues of Blue and Hues of Grey.

The different hues on each lamp’s five iconic shades create a dynamic gradient effect, enhancing the pendants’ visual impact.

“Every interior – whether classic or modern – can benefit from the exceptional lighting and aesthetic qualities of Poul Henningsen’s most popular design. We wanted to celebrate the six-decade legacy by expanding the PH 5 family to complement any space, and open it up for new, modern and personal expression. The lamps can be subtly incorporated with existing décor – or bring a bold pop of colour. We look forward to seeing how people interpret the new options to create their ideal ambience.”

Rasmus Markholt - Idea & Design Director at Louis Poulsen.

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Louis Poulsen

The original Cirque pendant was introduced in 2016 by designer Clara von Zweigbergk. The original pendant features three bold colour combinations in three sizes. Now the Swedish designer has explored a new territory of hues releasing the Cirque in a Scandinavian palette of soft grey tones.  

Cirque provides beautiful, soft and atmospheric lighting. Its unique form and matt white interior ensures direct, downwards light.

This style of light, paired with the sense that the pendant could be spinning mid-air, alludes to von Zweigbergk’s original theme park inspiration.

While its matt painted finish creates a soft look and feel, the pendant is in fact made of aluminium. Sturdy and easy to maintain, the design is ideal for kitchens (particularly above tables, bars or islands), children’s bedrooms, entryways, and living and dining areas. The pendant can be hung individually or suspended in rows or clusters.

“In the grey version, the pendant becomes more about the shape.”

Clara von Zweigbergk

“While the grey tones give Cirque a subtler expression, the visual impact of the sculptural form is enhanced, highlighting each contour. The simple Scandinavian aesthetic also gives it a different kind of presence: both more introspective and very inviting.”

Rasmus Markholt, Idea & Design Director at Louis Poulsen

Click here to view the Cirque!

Tolbod 120

Louis Poulsen

Louis Poulsen original Toldbod 120 lamp was based on the philosophy that the simpler the design, the greater its flexibility.

The new Toldbod 120 design colour variants draw from a subtle, elegant palette of Black, White, Dark Rose, Light Grey and Blue-Grey all with a white interior.

The new hues give the familiar design a fresh, modern look and feel. The classic pendant looks great both on its own and in multiples: both in a single hue or a mixed palette; in a row or in scattered, multi-height arrangements.

The pendant’s soft yet precise form makes it a natural fit for a variety of architectural styles and environments, from kitchens, dining and living rooms to hallways, offices and bedrooms.

“We developed the Toldbod with the vision of a very classic shape whose simple form would allow us to experiment almost infinitely with size and finish,” “The new colour range offers new opportunities to get creative – and reimagine the impact that lighting can have on a room. We wanted to offer our customers every opportunity to create a very individual layout, grouping various colour arrangements to really play up the desired atmosphere. A straight row of Toldbods is serious and structured. A multi-level, scattered arrangement becomes artistic and even more personal. The idea behind the design is to really make room for individual vision and self-expression in a given space.”

Rasmus Markholt, Idea & Design Director at Louis Poulsen.

Click here to view the new Tolbod 120!

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Tags: Cirque, Clara von Zweigbergk, David Village Lighting, Designer Lighting, Interior Design, Louis Poulsen, New, PH5, Poul Henningsen, Rasmus Markholt, Tolbod

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