Louis Poulsen lighting history
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For over seventy years Louis Poulsen is working with architects and designers, visionaries like Poul Henningsen, Verner Panton, Arne Jacobsen, Louise Campbell and Shoichi Uchiyama to produce innovative lighting. The design quality, design and manufacturing is the world famous Danish brand.
Louis Poulsen is the publisher of famous lamps, and the like PH5 Poul Henningsen Artichoke, the Panthella Verner Panton and Arne Jacobsen AJ.

1924 Following a competition, the designer Poul Henningsen started working with Louis Poulsen to participate in an exhibition to be held in Paris, the "Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs Industriels Modernes &.
1925 lamps by Poul Henningsen won the gold medal at the exhibition.
1926 Louis Poulsen Poul Henningsen and win a contract for the Forum in Copenhagen using the system PH legendary three shades. Louis Poulsen lighting began marketing the pH with descriptions in Danish, German, English and French.
Louis Poulsen in 1941 purchased the mill Laurits Henriksen Copenhagen and become a manufacturer of lighting fixtures. Poul Henningsen designed a lamp dimming for Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, to the gardens open until midnight or the lamps can be seen planes flying over the city.
1958 Launch of the PH5 lamp: 5 of its name refers to its 50 cm diameter.
1962 The first subsidiary outside of Denmark is open in West Germany.
1964 A subsidiary is opened in France.
1975 A subsidiary is opened in Sweden.
1977 Louis Poulsen shares are listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange for the first time.
1981 Louis Poulsen  bought the company SC Sørensen.
1985 Opening of a subsidiary in the United States.
1987 Opening of a subsidiary in Norway. Sales of the Louis Poulsen exceed one billion Danish kroner.
1988 Opening of a subsidiary in the Netherlands and Australia.
1989 Louis Poulsen acquires Skandia Havemann's El A / S. A subsidiary is opened in Finland.
1990 Opening of a subsidiary in Switzerland.
1991 A subsidiary is opened in Japan.
1994 Poul Henningsen would have celebrated its hundredth anniversary September 9. Louis Poulsen celebrates the occasion by publishing a book on the history of the PH lamp by recreating the table lamp TREPH PH and the suspension of the late 1920s, and by organizing an exhibition of old lamps in the Museum of PH Decorative Arts in Copenhagen (Kunstindustrimuseet).
1998 PH5 lamp has now been in 40 years an opportunity celebrated by launching a special anniversary model.
1999 The 125-year anniversary of Louis Poulsen is commemorated. To mark the occasion, a chandelier designed by Poul Henningsen, the Bombardment chandelier, originally part of the product range of Louis Poulsen early 1930s to 1960, is marketed for a limited time. In two months, 10,000 lamps sold Bombardment.
2001 To mark the centenary of the birth of Arne Jacobsen, Fritz Hansen and Louis Poulsen presented a batch numbered with 3 chairs lazurated black ant, a table-egg lazurated black glass and the suspension Stelling. In total, 2066 batch-anniversary are sold between 11 and 21 February.
2003 October 26, Louis Poulsen Lighting Launches Enigma suspension, designed by Japanese designer Shoichi Uchiyama. Nearly 2,300 units are sold before the end of the year. Enigma Wins iF (International Forum Design) in 1630 on applications from companies from 32 countries.
In November, Louis Poulsen Lighting is launching a product of the collection Louis Poulsen the lamppost PH2 / 1, a type of lamp manufactured in 1930 and was available with a large number of lights and levels. Numbered 9,000 units, made of polished brass, are sold during the two months during which the offer. In fall 2005, the lamppost PH2 / 1 is launched as a standard product manufactured in brass.
2004 Louis Poulsen Lighting, Fritz Hansen, Royal Copenhagen and B & O co-operate during an exhibition in Tokyo on the occasion of the visit of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe in November. The exhibition entitled "Establishment of the Danish life" is created by world renowned architect Tadao Ando. Enigma 425 receives the iF Design Award Design 2004 in Germany.
2005 Louis Poulsen Lighting participate in Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan. "Northern Light, a lighting system in cooperation with Peter Bysted Design, is presented to the Nordic Pavilion. On March 10, the suspension Campbell, designed by Louise Campbell, receives design award iF Gold Product, awarded each year at the exhibition in Hanover, Germany.
2006 Enigma 825 receives the iF Design Award 2007 Design in Germany. Presentation of Enigma 825 iF design exhibition 2007 in Hanover. Louis Poulsen USA co-organized the exhibition on Scandinavian design in Los Angeles.
2007 Louis Poulsen, Fritz Hansen, Royal Copenhagen, Bang & Olufsen and Georg Jensen are co-organizing the exhibition at Ikon Gallery Storefront New York. Louis Poulsen was bought by the Italian lighting company Targetti Sankey SpA, with headquarters in Florence.
2008 The exhibition IKON Wins Silver at the Creative Circle Award for design corporate identity. Three luminaries celebrate their 50th birthday PH: PH Artichoke ("Pine Apple"), PH Louvre PH 5. To celebrate this, Louis Poulsen PH Artichoke includes frosted glass in its standard product range.
Louis Poulsen states in Light Building in Frankfurt. The exhibition marks the official start of the new partnership with Targetti. In Light Building, Louis Poulsen presents Snow Floor designed by Louise Campbell. Enigma 825 receives the Platinum Award and the suspension of Louise Campbell Collage awarded the Gold.
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