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Poul Henningsen Style 'PH 5' Ceiling Pendant Light in White

Product SKU: 13896

Availability: In stock

Regular Price: £125.00

Special Price: £100.00

Typical high street: £450.00

> Poul Henningsen Style 'PH 5' White Ceiling Pendant
> This pendant has the same dimensions as the original design and provides glare-free lighting just like the original
> Uses the correct blue and red internal rings which are central to it’s glare-free light output
> Finished in white this product will look great over a table, a work surface or in the centre of a room 
> Poul Henningsen lights are a must for any contemporary, retro inspired or designer home
> Also available with a matching table lamp and floor lamp
> Available in a white finish

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White gloss shade
Suspension cable
Frosted glass diffusers
Blue reflector


Height - 30.5cm
Depth - 48.5cm
Width - 48.5cm


More Info

Bulb Recommendation 

> Cap: ES/ E27

> Bulb Technology: LED

> Bulb Shape: GLS

> Bulb Recommendation


Danish designer Poul Henningsen, (often referred to by his initials, ‘PH’) was completely and utterly obsessed with light. To be more specific was obsessed with the new technology of the electric light bulb, growing up in a remote Danish town without modern power. Henningsen strove to recreate the soft gas lighting of his youth in modern electric fixtures. He is thought to be one of the world’s first lighting architects, devoting his career to investigating its importance and how it could enhance our wellbeing.


It wasn’t in 1924 that Henningsen designed his first ever multi-shade lamp, becoming known as the "PH-lamp". The design was based on the scientific analysis of a shade's function, with the size, shape, and position being determined by the distribution of light and amount of glare. It was in 1925 the design won a competition for light fitting at the Paris World Exhibition, with Henningsen maintaining the principle of the lamp throughout his lifetime. His theories centred around the observer not being subject to direct glare from an electric source. He would often use a series of layers to spread the light and hide the bulb, creating a softer ambience that diffused the glare.



  • FREE Mainland UK Standard Delivery On orders over £35 - Within 3-5 Working Days
  • Standard delivery: £2.95 - Within 3-5 Working Days
  • £4.95 Next Working Day Express Delivery (we unfortunately cannot offer this service to the following; Offshore, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scottish Highlands & Channel Islands. We are also unable to offer this service for the Classic Arco Floor Lamp Range.) Orders must be placed before 12 noon Monday-Friday to guarantee next day delivery.
  • European Delivery- Please contact us directly to arrange delivery to an address outside the UK.
  • The Classic Arco Floor Lamp Range Delivery-  This product is delivered by a courier service on a pallet, the base of the lamp weighs 65kg and it is the customers responsibility to ensure they get the product into their home. We must receive a valid phone number with all Classic Arco Floor Lamp orders so we can arrange delivery at a time that suits you. We regret that at present we are unable to offer a next day delivery service on this range. 


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