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HANS J. WEGNER / JØRGEN GAMMELGAARD / ERIK MAGNUSSEN / HENNING KOPPEL

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CLASSIC, MODERN LAMPS Designed by famous Danish Architects and manufactured by Pandul in Denmark

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PANDUL Pandul is the sole licensed manufacturer world wide of lamps designed by four famous Danish architects and designers: Furniture Designer and Architect Hans J. Wegner, Professor and Architect Jørgen Gammelgaard, Artist and Sculptor Henning Koppel and Industrial Designer Erik Magnussen. A lamp in the Pandul Collection needs to have a unique design, must be excellent for its primary purpose and be timeless in the sense that you cannot quite identify whether it was designed three years or three decades ago. Like much good music, our classic designs have no age. Photos: Piotr / Lennart...

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BUBI Design: Henning Koppel

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HENNING KOPPEL Henning Koppel, the world-famous Danish designer of the BUBI lamp, was first and foremost an artist. He was trained in drawing and sculpture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and the Academie Rancon in Paris, but began designing silverworks for Georg Jensen in 1945. Koppel innovated the Danish silver tradition and made Georg Jensen a leader in modern Scandinavian design. With his flowing and organic jewellery designs and sculptural silverwork, Henning Koppel was an artist of international statue with the ability to create unique shapes that elevate his designs to...

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THE PENDANT Design: Hans J. Wegner

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HANS J. WEGNER Hans J. Wegner was born in 1914 in Tønder, Denmark. In 1936, at the age of 22, he attended the School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen, later returning as a teacher. In 1943 he opened his own design studio and created the Chinese Chair, which, along with his 1949 Round Chair, formed the basis for many of his later chairs. The Round Chair became known simply as The Chair. While The Chair is probably the main icon of Wegner’s career, the Wishbone Chair is widely considered to be his most successful design. Although Wegner is best known for his chairs, he was also a brilliant...

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OPALA PENDANT Design: Hans J. Wegner

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OPALA PENDANT The Opala range was designed by Hans J. Wegner for Hotel Scandinavia in Copenhagen in the early seventies. A distinct, almost futuristic design, a superb light quality combined with the very best materials and craftsmanship have created a true classic for both hotels, public spaces, offices and private homes. On his original drawings Wegner defined three sizes for the Opala pendant. The MIDI size was for Hotel Scandinavia but the smallest one, Opala Mini, was launched for the very first time as late as in 2007.

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OPALA TABLE Design: Hans J. Wegner

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OPALA TABLE Originally Wegner designed only one size of the Opala Table light: The Opala MIDI designed for The Hotel Scandinavia in Copenhagen. The smaller one however – now known as Opala MINI Table Lamp – was more or less forgotten till it was (re-)discovered in 2006 that Wegner had developed this version of his Opala table lamp for the Scanticon Conference Centre in New Jersey, USA. It became immediately clear to everybody that this long forgotten version of the Opala lamp had a huge potential and in 2007 PANDUL launched the Opala MINI Table Lamp

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OPALA FLOOR Design: Hans J. Wegner

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OPALA FLOOR The large Opala Floor called the MAXI was specifically designed for use at the Hotel Scandinavia in Copenhagen. The smaller one – The Opala MIDI Floor – came however much later and was one of Hans J. Wegners last wishes for his Opala range. According to his wife, Hans J. Wegner had for a very long time wanted to see an edition of his Opala Floor lamp (MAXI) with a smaller shade. In 2007 we made a prototype of the present Opala MIDI floor light and presented to his wife, as Wegner was at that time living in a nursing home. A few days after this presentation Mrs. Wegner told us...

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FLOOR VIP Design: Jørgen Gammelgaard

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JØRGEN GAMMELGAARD Jørgen Gammelgaard belonged to a generation of skillful furniture designers who all learned their craft in the time-honoured Danish apprenticeship tradition. Following his apprenticeship Gammelgaard studied with Grete Jalk, and then became a student at the Danish Royal Academy’s furniture school, working under Poul Kjærholm and Ole Wanscher. Gammelgaard later worked in the design studios of Arne Jacobsen, Mogens Koch, Steen Eiler Rasmussen and Jørgen Bo. During this period he also did consultancy work for the UN on Samoa, where he designed his famous Tip Top lampshade....

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WALL VIP Design: Jørgen Gammelgaard

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WALL VIP Due to the unique 360 degrees multi-adjustable shade of the VIP range the WALL VIP appears to be two different lamps: One looking like a well-known kind of wall mounted reading lamp and one like a decorative fixture giving a corona of indirect light on the wall. Adjust the WALL VIP in height, side-wards or tilt the shade. You decide how to use it.

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MINI VIP Design: Jørgen Gammelgaard

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MINI VIP Mini VIP is a very special multi-function wall lamp. Use it as an uplight, a bed lamp, a downlight or put several on a row in a corridor. Choose between two sizes of painted aluminum shades or the almost unbreakable polycarbonate or acrylic shade that gives a soft light to the room in addition to the light on the wall. Used in both private homes and hotels – often as bed lamp. ½ VIP The ½ VIP is for both outdoor (IP23 rated) and indoor use and thus manufactured in high grade materials such as shade in cast, sea water resistant aluminum and a wall mount in stainless steel and...

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SWING VIP Design: Jørgen Gammelgaard

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SWING VIP Immediately recognized for its architectural qualities the SWING VIP conquered the front pages of architectural magazines around the world when first introduced and was bought by The Danish Arts Foundation. The Swing VIP is considered to be an icon and is used in both high end hotels and high end private homes.

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TABLE VIP Design: Jørgen Gammelgaard

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All PANDUL catalogs and technical brochures

  1. THE PENDANT

    2 Pages

  2. SWING VIP

    2 Pages

  3. WALL VIP

    2 Pages

  4. VALBY

    4 Pages

  5. RING

    2 Pages

  6. 1/2 VIP

    2 Pages

  7. MINI VIP

    2 Pages

  8. TIP TOP

    2 Pages

  9. OPALA PENDENT

    2 Pages

  10. OPALA

    2 Pages

  11. BUBI

    2 Pages