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We just can’t get enough of this year’s Milan Design Week

We just can’t get enough of this year’s Milan Design Week

We’re back again for another showcase of our favourite moments and pieces from Milan Design Week 2021. Read on to discover a selection of some of the globe’s most remarkable designs from the past year.

Milan Design Week 2021 with Cult: A kaleidoscope of creativity, innovation and craft

Milan Design Week 2021 with Cult: A kaleidoscope of creativity, innovation and craft

Didn’t get a chance to attend Milan Design Week this year? Jump aboard. We’re heading to the Mediterranean to see what September looked like in the Italian capital of design.

When great design brings the home office to life

When great design brings the home office to life

In this new edition of The Indesign Edit, the founding and managing director of CULT, Richard Munao speaks about the importance of great design within the home-workplace as we take a look at the brand’s extraordinary offering of iconic furniture pieces.

Flindt Garden: Outdoor Light by Night, Organic Sculpture by Day

Flindt Garden: Outdoor Light by Night, Organic Sculpture by Day

Developed by an award-winning designer Christian Flindt in collaboration with Louis Poulsen, Flindt Garden’s sculptural appeal and glare-free illumination will enhance any outdoor setting – whether it’s a sleek hotel rooftop or a cosy residential garden.

An Icon Turns 50: Panthella Goes Medium and Gets a New Finish

An Icon Turns 50: Panthella Goes Medium and Gets a New Finish

Louis Poulsen celebrates the 50th anniversary of the original Panthella with the release of a new medium-sized table lamp and a unique metallic finish. Celebrating the design’s imaginative inception, both Panthella Table 320 and the warm gloss of the brass pay homage to Verner Panton’s daring and playful yet functional legacy.

Revamp the WFH routine with your very own ‘Ready-To-Ship Home Office’

Revamp the WFH routine with your very own ‘Ready-To-Ship Home Office’

Change up the daily routine! CULT’s new ‘Ready-To-Ship Home Office’ offers three dream setups to take your work from home experience to the next level.

Louis Poulsen Brings Back The Smallest Member Of The AJ Family

Louis Poulsen Brings Back The Smallest Member Of The AJ Family

Louis Poulsen celebrates Arne Jacobsen’s iconic lighting fixtures with a reissue of the AJ range, including the AJ Minis, which have been released in a range of special edition colours available exclusively for 2020.

The Making of a Legend: How The AJ Family Became An International Design Icon

The Making of a Legend: How The AJ Family Became An International Design Icon

Louis Poulsen acknowledges Arne Jacobsen’s influence on the international design industry and his contribution to bringing simple, functional and distinctive lighting design to the modern interior as it expands the iconic AJ Family further.

OE Quasi Light: Illuminating Mathematical Forms

OE Quasi Light: Illuminating Mathematical Forms

“Light shapes everything; it determines what we do and how we do it.” The OE Quasi Light by Louis Poulsen finds a harmonious balance between function and design through finding the geometric beauty in mathematical forms.

A warm, personal glow from a Louis Poulsen collectors’ item

A warm, personal glow from a Louis Poulsen collectors’ item

The Water Pump, designed by Poul Henningsen in the 1950s, is a classic adjustable floor lamp with the anti-glare ingenuity of the Louis Poulsen PH three-shade system – in warm amber-coloured glass.

The satisfying practicality of Louis Poulsen’s VL Ring Crown

The satisfying practicality of Louis Poulsen’s VL Ring Crown

Straddling tradition and modernity, Vilhelm Lauritzen designed the VL Ring Crown light in the 1940s with a keen eye for practicality and beauty. Now Louis Poulsen has re-issued the design classic for contemporary times.

Louis Poulsen reinvents the chandelier again with Patera Silver

Louis Poulsen reinvents the chandelier again with Patera Silver

Øivind Slaatto’s new silver-foil version of his Louis Poulsen Patera lamp brings new dimensions to his modern take on the chandelier.

Louis Poulsen celebrates 125 years of innovation with Poul Henningsen

Louis Poulsen celebrates 125 years of innovation with Poul Henningsen

The PH 5 and PH Artichoke are among Poul Henningsen’s most beloved lighting designs. Louis Poulsen marks his 125th birthday with new versions of these eternal classics.

Christian Flindt sculpts soft wall illumination for Louis Poulsen with Flindt Wall

Christian Flindt sculpts soft wall illumination for Louis Poulsen with Flindt Wall

After redefining the beauty and effectiveness of bollard lighting with Flindt Bollard, Christian Flindt has renewed indoor and outdoor wall lighting with the softly illuminating Flindt Wall.

Six decades of Poul Henningsen Classics

Six decades of Poul Henningsen Classics

2018 marks 60 years since Danish designer Poul Henningsen gave the world the iconic PH 5, PH Artichoke, and PH Snowball lights, redefining modern illumination.

Louis Poulsen and six decades of Poul Henningsen Classics

Louis Poulsen and six decades of Poul Henningsen Classics

2018 marks 60 years since Danish designer Poul Henningsen gave the world the iconic PH 5, PH Artichoke, and PH Snowball lights, redefining modern illumination.

Crafting the eternal: The human hands behind Louis Poulsen’s human-centric products

Crafting the eternal: The human hands behind Louis Poulsen’s human-centric products

Louis Poulsen’s lights are designed with a core consideration for human experience. And the presence of human hands in its production enhances that quality.

Classics reborn: Louis Poulsen celebrates 60 years of iconic lights

Classics reborn: Louis Poulsen celebrates 60 years of iconic lights

Innovative design never tires. And proving that point is a series of re-editions of some of Louis Poulsen’s classic lights – still turning heads, and more so with new metallic finishes.

Quality of light for quality of life: The enduring appeal of Louis Poulsen

Quality of light for quality of life: The enduring appeal of Louis Poulsen

Now more than ever, we need things around us that work well and endure. We don’t have time for anything less.

Central Spectrum: Louis Poulsen releases Cirque and NJP in soft grey tones

Central Spectrum: Louis Poulsen releases Cirque and NJP in soft grey tones

With the new editions, Louis Poulsen smartly caters to the increasingly varied range of aesthetics found in today’s homes and commercial spaces.

Journey to the source: Celebrating Louis Poulsen’s iconic PH lamps in Denmark

Journey to the source: Celebrating Louis Poulsen’s iconic PH lamps in Denmark

Paul McGillick travelled to Copenhagen with Louis Poulsen in May to mark the 60th anniversary and re-issue of three iconic lamps. It was an immersion into beautiful, functional Danish design.

Select your favourites from Louis Poulsen and other Danish design brands via AR

Select your favourites from Louis Poulsen and other Danish design brands via AR

Augmented reality is transforming the way we consume design. With new AR apps such as Danish Design AR, leading brands including Louis Poulsen are smartly empowering consumers with a personalised product experience.

True to intent: Louis Poulsen brings Verner Panton’s 1971 vision to reality

True to intent: Louis Poulsen brings Verner Panton’s 1971 vision to reality

It’s been nearly 50 years in the making, but Verner Panton’s original fully metallised vision for the Panthella lamp is now a reality. Louis Poulsen presents Panthella MINI Chrome.

The experience of light with Louis Poulsen

The experience of light with Louis Poulsen

Louis Poulsen’s displays at the Light + Building fair in Germany, designed by Henning Larsen, went far beyond the visual by offering a rhythmic experience of light and an ideal representation of the brand’s DNA.

Celebrating 20 years of design with Cult

Celebrating 20 years of design with Cult

Two decades of great design is something to truly celebrate, so for their 20-year anniversary, the design experts at Cult have expanded their Sydney showroom, and partied in style.

Brand Integrity in a Global World

Brand Integrity in a Global World

The design world’s yearly cycle of product releases can be a nagging distraction from the importance of an enduring brand DNA. Louis Poulsen consistently demonstrates the value of brand integrity with a catalogue that’s carefully expanded from a strong foundation.

Design as Culture: A Limited-Edition Classic From Louis Poulsen

Design as Culture: A Limited-Edition Classic From Louis Poulsen

What do classic designs bring to our lives? A special collectors’ edition of the PH 3½-3 lamp shows the cultural value of design quality, relevance and human resonance.

Louis Poulsen’s VL38: Learning from the functionalists

Louis Poulsen’s VL38: Learning from the functionalists

Simple, functional and no-nonsense, one of the Danish lighting company’s most iconic creations gets a sleek makeover in black aluminium.

Louis Poulsen’s Doo-Wop: An Enduring Spin On Craft

Louis Poulsen’s Doo-Wop: An Enduring Spin On Craft

The same humanistic design formula that first got Doo-Wop noticed in the ’50s comes through like never before in the latest brass, copper and stainless steel versions of the pendant.

The Timeless Charm Of Louis Poulsen Lights

The Timeless Charm Of Louis Poulsen Lights

You’d be hard-pressed to find a designer or design enthusiast who hasn’t heard of Louis Poulsen – and with good reason! There are many explanations for their notoriety, including: imagination, experimentation and leadership.

Louis Poulsen’s Timeless Mastery in Shaping Light

Louis Poulsen’s Timeless Mastery in Shaping Light

Inventive, purposeful and beautiful design is timeless when it has the human experience as its basis. It’s something that Louis Poulsen has proven since the 1920s.

Ku.Be House of Culture and Movement Copenhagen, by MVRDV & ADEPT

Ku.Be House of Culture and Movement Copenhagen, by MVRDV & ADEPT

Could thinking like a kid be valuable in the workplace? Ku.Be by MVRDV and ADEPT is a new typology for a community building designed to encourage play and bring out the inner child in users.