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Porcelight Pendant Lamp

Erik Magnussen

Erik Magnussen studied ceramics at the Kunsthåndværkskolen in Copenhagen and subsequently joined the Danish porcelain factory Bing & Grondal, where he designed porcelain in simple geometrical forms. Formative years and experiences his elegant Porcelight pendant lamp benefits from this with its characteristic porcelain shade and which is today produced by Made by Hand. The Dane, born in 1940, also designed functional furniture, kitchen items and a realised a range of product designs in a variety of materials, and which are now represented in important museums and for which he has been awarded numerous prizes, including the Red Dot Award in 1997. His most famous design today is the Stelton vacuum flask, which has been produced since 1977 from colourful ABS plastic and is still one of the bestsellers of the company.