Daily Archives: March 26th, 2012

History Lesson: PH Artichoke Pendant

The PH Artichoke is considered to be a modernist masterpiece. It was designed by Poul Henningsen in 1958 for the Langelinie Pavilion, a restaurant in Copenhagen (the pendants still hang there today).  Henningsen was an untrained architect-turned-lighting designer, and focused his art on the relationship between light structures, shadows, glare, color, and our basic need [...]