Pendant luminaire with three-shade system
As early as 1958, designer Poul Henningsen created the PH 5 pendant luminaire as a continuation of his 192 6. three-shade system. This luminaire is based on a meticulous analysis of the reflective properties of light and has become a true classic of Danish design thanks to its innovative, glare-free shape.
In the spirit of Poul Henningsen, Louis Poulsen now presents the PH 5 Mini - a smaller size of the classic pendant luminaire for a modern and creative ambience.
Henningsen designed the PH 5 in response to the constant changes in the shape and size of incandescent lamps. He developed a luminaire that, no matter how the luminaire was mounted and what type of lamp was used, always remained completely glare-free. Henningsen also wanted to improve the colour rendering of the lamp with the PH 5. Small red and blue screens were used to supplement the color in the part of the spectrum that the eye perceives worst - red and blue. At the same time, the light is attenuated in the middle yellow-green range, where the eye is most sensitive. The PH 5 Mini is introduced with an innovative new colour palette. The lamp plays with the colours. It begins at the top with the darkest tone and becomes softer and softer from umbrella to umbrella.
The name PH 5 corresponds to the diameter of the uppermost umbrella of 50 cm. The PH 5 mini-version, on the other hand, has a diameter of only 30 cm and is therefore ideally suited for small rooms. Due to the wide range of colours, the PH 5 Mini can also be hung up as an expressive ensemble.