Poul Henningsen designed the three-shade system during 1925/1926. The first lights using the system were designed for an exhibition in Paris. His work with Louis Poulsen continued until his death in 1967. Throughout his life, PH sought to create glare-free lighting; aiming to direct light where it was most needed, and creating soft shadows while using incandescent bulbs as a light source. PH 3/2½ Bollard is a member of the three-shade family and is one of 19 versions available today. PH was the first person to pursue a scientific approach to light and use the logarithmic spiral as a basis. By using a design based on the logarithmic spiral he achieved even distribution of light over the entire curve of the shade. This even light distribution, together with the diffuse reflection through the glass, made it possible to control glare and shadow. Each shade reduces the amount of light equally, due to their distance from the light source. PH 3/2½ Bollard was introduced in 2005.
|Materials||Top shade: Spun stainless steel.
Middle/lower shade: Spun stainless steel.
Shade holder: Die formed glass.
Post: Stainless steel.
Base plate: Stainless steel.
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