Paul Henningsen and his unusual lamps
Looking for fancy lamps, representing at the same time in a way classical music? This is possible thanks to artists and designers such as Paul Henningsen. He lived between 1894 and 1964. Its PH lamps are still known. They are used until today as role models for many fancy Designer.
Who is Paul Henningsen?
Paul Henningsen is a famous Danish writer and the female activist Agnes Henningsen except honest child. The idea behind the PH lamps is that the Modeler is exceptionally gently. You have many different variations. The most famous among them call themselves “Artichoke” and “PH 5”.
The copper artichoke pendant lamp
PH5 – the classic
Some crazy facts about Henningsen
One of his most famous works – the triple filtered light, arose because of his mother. She would have always complained that it looked not good at the usual electric light.
The artist had to flee to his open criticism of the Nazis, from Sweden with a sailing boat.
The works of Paul Henningsen and the electric light bulb
At the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century, the light bulb was a relatively new discovery. People were still struggling to get accustomed to the harsh rays. Previously known above all the gas lamps.
Appear soft the light to be a great challenge. Paul Henningsen’s work was dedicated to this purpose. This can be explained the unusual shapes.
Artichoke (artichoke) 1950
We turn special attention to one of the most famous works by Paul Henningsen. This is the plant with the name artichoke (artichoke).
This lamp was popular due to its ability to break the light and to distribute it evenly in the room
“The artichoke” writes perfectly in the modern interior design
Antique lamps with very high value
The original PH lamps are very rare and extremely expensive. However, many successful imitations, there are. You can find still of lovers of fancy lamps by Paul Henningsen at good prices.
The elegant “Louvre” model
The noble “snow ball” pendulum lamp looks particularly sophisticated
Your perfect profile fits almost every furnishing style
The “Tallerken” hanging lamp and Arne Jacobsen’s kitchen furniture set
The PH5 models are available in beautiful pastel shades
The PH of contrast is something solid and strict model
The magnificent Septima 5 comes to end