Louis Poulsen

Louis Poulsen

In 1924, Poul Henningsen created his influential Paris lamp for Louis Poulsen, and the origin of how we still design to shape light can directly be traced back to his views on the dualities of design and light.

Founded in 1874, Louis Poulsen is a Danish lighting manufacturer born out of the Scandinavian design tradition where form follows function. The function and design of our products are tailored to reflect and support the rhythm of natural light. Every detail in the design has a purpose. Every design starts and ends with light.

We believe in passionate craftsmanship that produces quality lighting and design products that are pleasing to the eye and to the light.

In close partnership with designers, architects and other talents like Poul Henningsen, Arne Jacobsen, Verner Panton, Øivind Slaatto, Alfred Homann, Oki Sato and Louise Campbellwe have established ourselves as one of the key global suppliers of architectural and decorative lighting. Defying traditional product categories, our products serve and span the professional and private lighting markets for both indoor and outdoor applications.

Our means are simple and beautiful design. Our purpose is to create an attractive ambience that affects people and spaces.

We design to shape light.


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Founded in 1874, Louis Poulsen is a Danish lighting manufacturer born out of the Scandinavian design tradition where form follows function. The function and design of our products are tailored to reflect and support the rhythm of natural light. Every detail in the design has a purpose. Every design starts and ends with light.

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10 Products We Love From Milan Design Week 2019

From a modular lighting system inspired by electric slot car racing to curvaceous sofas composed like the art of stacking stones – here are 10 products we love from Milan Design Week 2019!

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Louis Poulsen Celebrates 125 Years Of Innovation With Poul Henningsen

The PH 5 and PH Artichoke are among Poul Henningsen’s most beloved lighting designs. Louis Poulsen marks his 125th birthday with new versions of these eternal classics.

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Christian Flindt Sculpts Soft Wall Illumination For Louis Poulsen With Flindt Wall

After redefining the beauty and effectiveness of bollard lighting with Flindt Bollard, Christian Flindt has renewed indoor and outdoor wall lighting with the softly illuminating Flindt Wall.

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Crafting The Eternal: The Human Hands Behind Louis Poulsen’s Human-Centric Products

Louis Poulsen’s lights are designed with a core consideration for human experience. And the presence of human hands in their production enhances that quality.

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Classics Reborn: Louis Poulsen Celebrates 60 Years of Iconic Lights

Innovative design never tires. And proving that point are a series of re-editions of some of Louis Poulsen’s classic lights – still turning heads, and more so with new metallic finishes.

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Humanised Banking: Citibank Jakarta Flagship by HOLA PROJECTS

HOLA PROJECTS marry the comfort of traditional and human-scaled elements with smart efficiency for Citibank’s flagship retail and premium banking environment in Jakarta.

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Quality Of Light For Quality Of Life: The Enduring Appeal of Louis Poulsen

Now more than ever, we need things around us that work well and endure. We don’t have time for anything less.

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Central Spectrum: Louis Poulsen Releases Cirque and NJP In Soft Grey Tones

With the new editions, Louis Poulsen smartly caters to the increasingly varied range of aesthetics found in today’s homes and commercial spaces.

Journey To The Source: Celebrating Louis Poulsen’s Iconic PH Lamps In Denmark

Paul McGillick travelled to Copenhagen with Louis Poulsen in May to mark the 60th anniversary and re-issue of three iconic lamps. It was an immersion into beautiful, functional Danish design.

Select Your Favourites From Louis Poulsen And Other Danish Design Brands Via AR

Augmented reality is transforming the way we consume design. With new AR apps such as Danish Design AR, leading brands including Louis Poulsen are smartly empowering consumers with a personalised product experience.

True To Intent: Louis Poulsen Brings Verner Panton’s 1971 Vision To Reality

It’s been nearly 50 years in the making, but Verner Panton’s original fully metallised vision for the Panthella lamp is now a reality. Louis Poulsen presents Panthella MINI Chrome.

The Experience of Light

Louis Poulsen’s displays at the Light + Building fair in Germany, designed by Henning Larsen, went far beyond the visual by offering a rhythmic experience of light and an ideal representation of the brand’s DNA.

Brand Integrity in a Global World

The design world’s yearly cycle of product releases can be a nagging distraction from the importance of an enduring brand DNA. Louis Poulsen consistently demonstrates the value of brand integrity with a catalogue that’s carefully expanded from a strong foundation.

Design as Culture: A Limited-Edition Classic From Louis Poulsen

What do classic designs bring to our lives? A special collectors’ edition of the PH 3½-3 lamp shows the cultural value of design quality, relevance and human resonance.

Louis Poulsen’s VL38: Learning from the Functionalists

Simple, functional and no-nonsense, one of the Danish lighting company’s most iconic creations gets a sleek makeover in black aluminium.

#SGID17: Did You Make it to All of Our Showrooms?

One day, nine hours, nine venues – did you make it to the nine stops along our three #SGID bus routes?

Just How Many Ways Can Louis Poulsen Translate Light?

Find out for yourself at the Danish heritage lighting brand’s beautiful showroom during #SGID17! And get a chance to bring home one of its latest designs!

Louis Poulsen Asia: A New Age Defined

Louis Poulsen Asia has relaunched its Purvis Street showroom, marking a new era of style underpinned by a new business structure in Singapore.

Wait, Seriously? $15,000 Worth of Designer Prizes?

Here’s the deal: If you register to be part of Singapore Indesign 2017 aka #SGID17, you’ll be among the first here or even in the world to see and lay your hands on the new game-changers from renowned brands!

Louis Poulsen’s Timeless Mastery in Shaping Light

Inventive, purposeful and beautiful design is timeless when it has the human experience as its basis. It’s something that Louis Poulsen has proven since the 1920s.