PH5 & PH50 Pendant

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  • Designer Poul Henningsen
  • Brand Louis Poulsen
  • Dimensions H 285 x D 500MM
  • Materials Aluminium
  • Colours PH 5: Classic White, White/Pale rose, Dark Grey/Turquoise, Army/Dark Grey, Pale Rose/Green
    PH 50: Chili Red, Coconut White, Mint Blue, Olive Black, Wasabi Green
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The design of the PH5 & PH50 Pendant begun in 1958 when designer Poul Henningsen developed a response to constant changes to the shape and size of incandescent bulbs by bulb manufacturers. The PH 5 was introduced as a classic new product, and no one knew at the time that it would eventually become synonymous with the PH light. The PH 5 design has been regularly updated as light sources have developed. The PH 5 plus, designed for use with energy-saving bulbs, was introduced in 1994. To achieve higher efficiency, the metal plate was replaced with frosted glass and the light was painted using a purer white colour. To mark the 50th anniversary of the PH 5 in 2008, the PH50 was introduced – a high-gloss version in five new colours. In 2013 the PH 5 was introduced in 4 new matt colour combinations.