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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Danish architect and designer Poul Henningsen’s interest in light and lighting started at a young age when as a child in the 1900s, he observed the sharp glare from fixtures housing bare electric bulbs in his family home. Electric lighting was new, and older lighting devices, such as candlesticks or gas lamps, were being adapted for the new technology. The electric lamp had not yet achieved…

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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