“The technician should never forget that he is an artist; the artist never that he is a technician.” —Poul Henningsen (1894-1967)
The original design dates to 1927 and has become an icon of modernism thanks to its ingenious, ergonomic shade design that diffuses glare while radiating a warm, friendly glow upwards, downwards, and all around.
The 2018 special edition lamp features an amber-hued, mouth-blown glass shade in Henningsen's signature tiered design, along with a brushed brass stem and frosted brass switch. Henningsen's initials are beautifully engraved on the base.
If you love Henningsen’s lamp designs—and really, who doesn’t?—then act fast. After December, this edition will be closed.
*All images courtesy of Louis Poulsen
Wava CarpenterAfter studying Design History, Wava has worn many hats in support of design culture: teaching design studies, curating exhibitions, overseeing commissions, organizing talks, writing articles—all of which informs her work now as Pamono’s Editor-in-Chief.