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PH table lamp anniversary model

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Table Lamp PH 4/3 (pic. 1), Poul Henningsen, strain and foot of brass, mounted with green lacquered metal screens, h. 45 cm. Produced by Louis Poulsen. Not the anniversary model to celebrate the 100th anniversary of PH`s birth in 1994 as some claim - even auction houses. PH table lamp, model Treph (pic. 2), anniversary model with browned brass stem and foot, fitted with 3/2 opal glass shade set. Produced by Louis Poulsen in a limited number in connection with the 100th anniversary of the birth of PH. Picture from an auction at 2011 at lauritz.com PH 3/2 from 1927...

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Kay Bojesen - born 130 years ago

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Kay Bojesen - born 130 years ago

Happy birthday, Kay Bojesen - born 130 years ago. I played with these more then 40 years ago.  Kay Bojesen (15 August 1886 – 28 August 1958) was a Danish silversmith and designer. He is best known for creating wooden animals, especially his wooden monkey which was exhibited at the Victoria and Albert museum in London in the nineteen-fifties, and which today is considered a design classic.From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Restoration projects finished

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Restoration projects finished

Restaurering, slibning og oliering et teaktræs sofabord. Dansk designet med magasinhylde i stjerneflet, produceret i 1960'erneRestoration of, sanding and oiling a teak coffee table. Danish designed with cane magazine rack, produced in the 1960ies Og endelig efter pudsning og polering af alle dele og nye ledninger til alle tre. En dansk kobber pendel er klar. Finally after polishing all parts and rewiring all three. The danish rose gold Copper pendant is ready.

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PH5 - a design icon by Poul Henningsen

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PH5 - a design icon by Poul Henningsen

PH5 was introduced in 1958 by Louis Poulsen. Poul Henningsen wanted the PH5 to improve the quality of the light, because the incandescent lamp light had not improved significantly since the invention.  The lamp had, therefore, small red, and blue screens, which should give a color contribution of the part of the spectrum where the eye is least sensitive - and attenuate light in the center area, where the eye is most sensitive, that it is yellow-green. The strong "management" of the quality of light and lamp design not to dazzle the viewer went hard at the amount of light...

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Jack Kampmann - american/faeroese/danish artist

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Jack Kampmann was born in London of Danish parents. He grew up in the United States and was trained as a painter in Denmark before he came to the Academy. For a brief period he experimented with a devoid painting, but also continued to paint figuratively. During the 2nd World War K. stopped painting as he, driven by his anti-fascist views, volunteered for the British Army. In 1947, K. became a member of Kammeraterne (the comrades), and the following year he moved to the Faroe Islands, where the painting really came to occupy him. He brought many motifs from the...

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