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5 Minutes with… Louise Campbell

Louise Campbell’s recent LC Shutters pendant lamp for Louis Poulsen captured our attention for its bold and playful exploration of material and manufacturing processes. Here the English/Danish designer opens up to

5 Minutes with… Louise Campbell


September 10th, 2012

Projects you are busy with at the moment.

A table, lamps, a chair, a chandelier, porcelain, cutlery, an art project.

Top 3 influences.

My son, the Eameses, reading.

LC Shutters

LC Shutters

Favourite landmark or building.

Tate Modern.

Dream project – real or imaginary.

Building my own house by the sea and furnishing it with my own work.

Dream person to collaborate with.

So many!

LC Shutters

Favourite decade of design.

The ‘50s.

Favourite chair (or light).

Oh no, I can’t choose!

Louise Campbell


Pet projects you’re particularly passionate about.

My useless chairs, of which I have made quite a few.

Number 1 concern for the industry.

The pace, and the lack of focus.

One item in the workplace you can’t live without.

My pens.

The most interesting thing about the way you work.

That I never, ever know how a project will end at the beginning.

Studio/Louise Poulsen 

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