Designed by Poul Henningsen, the Louis Poulsen PH Snowball is stylishly suspended somewhere between his equally beloved and ubiquitous Artichoke and PH5 pendants. Concurrently exhibited in a 1958 museum show alongside the PH5, the Snowball didn't initially receive a whole lot of love. Relaunched (with adoration to follow) in 1983, only the top portion of the lamp is lit when turned on, leaving the bottom half in a wash of diffused illumination that reflectively cascades down the fixture.
When you hear the name Louis Poulsen, you think distinctive modern Danish lighting. From the classic icons of the 1920s to more recent pieces, all Louis Poulsen lighting is created based on a deep-felt respect for architecture, understanding the emotional effect of lighting and the belief that shadow is just as aesthetically important as light. All three aspects manifest themselves in the sculptural layering and comfortable, glare-free light of Louis Poulsen pendants, wall, table and floor lamps.
The PH Snowball Pendant is available with the following:
- White spun aluminum shades
- Chrome-plated die-cast aluminum frame and supports
- Round White ceiling canopy
- 12' White suspension cord
- UL Listed
- Made in Denmark
- Designed by Poul Henningsen
- Fixture: Height 15.4", Diameter 15.7"
- Suspension: Length Adjustable To 159.4"
- Cable: Length 144"
- Canopy: Diameter 5.3"
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