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Louis Poulsen lighting in Café Alpha Domiche, New York, USA

Individual project planning with smow

We are happy to advise you on your project, including those involving lighting from Louis Poulsen, and to support you individually - from planning to implementation. Whether home, office or public area, simply share your ideas with our planning department.

Depending on the project, the realisation of your project by our architects and interior designers will be managed by a local smow store on site or via our online shop. You can contact our planning department from Monday to Friday between 10 am and 5 pm via +49 (0) 341 2222 88 66 or mail projekt@smow.de


Louis Poulsen

The history of Louis Poulsen lights begins, effectively, in 1874, when Ludvig R. Poulsen founded a wine importing company. Follwoing his death in 1906, his nephew Louis Poulsen took over the company; initially focussing on metal and tool production, but soon also adding lamps to the range. The International Exhibition of Decorative Arts in Paris, Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs & Industriels Modernes, 1924 was to be the starting point for the collaboration with Poul Henningsen, and in 1926 Louis Poulsen launched the first PH lamp. Since 1958, further PH lamps by Henningsen have been distributed by Louis Poulsen - and are still being marketed in re-editions. In addition, the manufacturer of designer lamps also produces works such as the AJ lamps by Arne Jacobsen from 1960 or the Verner Panton lamp Panthella from 1971, as well as numerous contemporary lighting designs. But Louis Poulsen is also active in the field of outdoor lighting, where concepts for lighting are developed in collaboration with architects as an integral part of buildings and outdoor facilities.

The PH Artichoke lamp by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen


Planning your cafe, bar or restaurant with Louis Poulsen


Louis Poulsens Toldbod & PH 3 in Illums Rooftop Café, Copenhagen, Denmark

Interior with Louis Poulsen lamps, Café Alpha Domiche, New York, USA


Louis Poulsen lighting in Pestaurant Pier 31, Lysaker, Norway


Cirque Leuchten in Illums Rooftop Café, Copenhagen, Denmark

Louis Poulsen pendant lights in Carl Hansen Showroom, New York, USA

Louis Poulsen interior in Illums Rooftop Café, Copenhagen, Denmark


Plan living space with Louis Poulsen

Modern kitchen with elegant Doo-Wop lights


The PH 3,5-2,5 ensures bright, yet glare-free light


Harmonious light with the simple Above pendant lights

Attractive combination of different Cirque pendant lights


The AJ wall lights provide targeted lighting in the bathroom

Louis Poulsen lighting classics in the living area

The PH 5 Mini in subtle shades of grey