Arne Jacobsen

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Product • By Louis PoulsenMunkegaard

Munkegaard

Arne Jacobsen designed the Munkegård fixture for Munkegårdsskolen in Søborg, Denmark in 1955. This was the first recessed fixture which illuminated the ceiling, thereby evening out light contrasts.The fixture had a discreet presence in the room, in line with Arne Jacobsen´s architectural approach.   The fixture looks like a disc hovering just below the ceiling – an impression primarily created by the illuminated opening and the suspended placement of the fixture below the mounting surface. The 2-layer glass/acrylic shade ensures uniform, gently diffuse lighting. This fixture gives the room the illusion of extra height. More

Project • By Denisa Strmiskova StudioOffices

Representative spaces for arts dealer

Elegant and dignified interior of the company with premises of the Baroque Wratislaw Palace in Malá Strana of Prague is a sophisticated collage of materials, dim colors, both new and historic furniture and accessories and, last but not least, valuable original works of art. Using both dim and distinctive earth tones, we structured the space into several rooms interconnected into the rich emotional form. Grey sand paint of the walls of the rooms are complemented by distinct green and dark claret painting of some of walls. Color scheme is also developed in the brick red carpet and velvet padding of the furniture used. This is selected from collections of current brands and historic solitaires which are provided by Ret... More

Project • By DISSING+WEITLING architectureBanks

Renovation of Danmarks Nationalbank

DISSING+WEITLING architecture Wins Framework Agreement on Danmarks NationalbankArne Jacobsen’s ’inheritors’, DISSING+WEITLING architecture, wins framework agreement on architectural services, technical consultancy and assistance in connection with the renovation of Danmarks Nationalbank.The building about to be renovated is not just any Danish building, and the architectural firm tasked with the job is not just any Danish architectural firm. We are talking about the architectural masterpiece and national treasure Danmarks Nationalbank, which will be placed in the careful hands of the Danish architectural firm that has followed in the footsteps of Arne Jacobsen since 1971, namely DISSING+WEITLING architecture.The job comprises architectural... More

Product • By Louis PoulsenAJ Table

AJ Table

The fixture emits downward directed light. The angle of the shade can be adjusted to optimize light distribution. The shade is painted white on the inside to ensure a soft comfortable light.   Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1960 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen (Radisson Blu). The light contributed to the total design concept of the hotel. Several of the hotel items have achieved design icon status today, and among the lighting products the AJ lamps in particular have become world renowned. Five new colour variants were introduced in connection with the 50th anniversary of the launch of the AJ family. The new colours have been carefully chosen in line with an updated Arne Jacobsen colour scheme. In 2020, the 60th anniversary of t... More

Product • By Louis PoulsenAJ Wall

AJ Wall

The fixture emits downward directed light. The angle of the shade and rotation can be adjusted to optimize light distribution. The shade is painted white on the inside to ensure a soft comfortable light.The AJ lamps were designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1960 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen (Radisson Blu), and contributed to the total design concept of the hotel. Several of the hotel items have achieved design icon status today, and among the lighting products the AJ lamps in particular have become world renowned. Five new colour variants were introduced in connection with the 50th anniversary of the launch of the AJ family. The new colours have been carefully chosen in line with an updated Arne Jacobsen colour scheme. More

Product • By Louis PoulsenAJ Floor

AJ Floor

The fixture emits downward directed light. The angle of the shade can be adjusted to optimize light distribution. The shade is painted white on the inside to ensure a soft comfortable light.The AJ lamps were designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1960 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen (Radisson Blu), and contributed to the total design concept of the hotel. Several of the hotel items have achieved design icon status today, and among the lighting products the AJ lamps in particular have become world renowned. Five new colour variants were introduced in connection with the 50th anniversary of the launch of the AJ family. The new colours have been carefully chosen in line with an updated Arne Jacobsen colour scheme. More