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PH 5 pendant light, 1958

Designed by Poul Henningsen
Manufactured by Louis Poulsen
Product code: LOP-57410*

£411.67


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Description

PH 5 pendant light by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen.

Rooted in a painstaking analysis of the reflective qualities of light, Poul Henningsen's PH 5 light is recognised as a classic of Danish design and is notable for its innovative glare-free form and uniform illumination.

Henningsen developed the PH 5 pendant light in 1958 in response to constant changes to the shape and size of incandescent bulbs by bulb manufacturers. The light derives its name from the 50cm diameter of the shade. Irrespective of how the light is installed or the light source used, the PH 5 is completely glare-free, due Henningsen's ingenious three-shade system.

The integration of a red cone and a coloured reflector inside the shade also generates a warmer tone of light by subduing the green-yellow light generated (human eyes are most senstitive to this region of the spectrum).

The shade and reflectors are made of spun aluminium, with rolled aluminium struts.

The PH 5 is available in four different colour combinations which feature a main colour and a contrasting shade applied to the underside of the internal anti-glare disk. These are: white/pale rose, dark grey/turquoise, army green/dark grey, and rose/green. Also available in classic matt white with a royal blue internal anti-glare disk.

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the PH5 in 2008, a new range of gloss finish colours was introduced. See 'More products in this range' below.

Supplied with ceiling cone and 3m white textile cable. Max weight: 2.5kg

Light source: 1x200W E27 bulb (not included). IP 20 rating.

Dimensions:
Shade: 50dia x 28.5cmh

Product downloads

PH 5 pendant light

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PH 5 pendant technical specification

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Made-to-order: 4-6 weeks

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Lighting orders over £750 free for Mainland UK.

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