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Lightyears Orient P2

The Orient P2 was designed by Jo Hammerborg in 1963 to wide acclaim. Now, in close collaboration with the Hammerborg estate, this famous pendant has been reissued by Lightyears. The light comes in three sizes and three finishes, Matt Black, Copper and Aluminium, all inspired by the original but with a modern twist. The Matt Black's surface makes the shade appear more discreet, simpler and purer. The Copper is more vibrant, connecting organically with the rose wood top whilst the Aluminium feels more pared back, and thoroughly contemporary. The lamp has up to 24 narrow slots at the metal border which allows light to filter through combining with the base aperture illumination to give a soft, pleasant light without any glare.

Dimensions: P2 diameter 34cm. H 37cm. 

Appearance: Heavy hanging fruit with timber top.
Design: 1963. Jo Hammerborg for Lightyears.
Material: Aluminium, copper, rosewood or oak.
Cable: 3 metre black or grey textile cord. Ceiling rose included.
Size: P2: W 34cm. H 37cm.
Bulb: P2: E27 max 75w or any suitable E27 LED.
View all products by Jo Hammerborg and Lightyears.

Jo Hammerborg grew up on the outskirts of Randers in a regular middle-class family. He trained as a silversmith, participated in Denmark’s resistance and struggle for freedom in 1940-45 as a saboteur, studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and worked as a silversmith at Georg Jensen. In 1957, he was hired as chief designer at the lamp manufacturer Fog & Mørup, where he worked until 1980. He was a key driving force for Fog & Mørup, and it was under his leadership that the company experienced their most creative and commercially successful period. With a distinct design philosophy, great insight in elimination technique and a profound understanding of form, function and aesthetics, he created over 180 different designs of lamps, several of which have received international awards. In his private life Jo Hammerborg was an active and very versatile athlete who, along with his professional career, was also a pioneer in parachuting and flying. In a tragic manner, it was his great passion for skydiving that cost him his life when, at the age of only 62, he died in an accident.


Lightyears, part of the Fritz Hansen Group, is a Danish light company that takes great pride in creating lighting products that combine both tradition and renewal. The core ambition of the company lies in the fusion of the young and the established. Lightyears embraces the curiosity and boldness of the up-and-coming generation, but equally they respect the skill and the trained eye of the older more experienced designers. This collaboration produces modern interpretations of established lighting products and it is Lightyears intention that these new incarnations speak for themselves on how and where to use contemporary illumination. The collection is functional, progressive, timeless and always represents good value for money. Lightyears cooperate with several of Danish design's most innovative and recognised designers like Jørn Utzon, Salto & Sigsgaard, Cecilie Manz, Morten Voss, Mads Odgaard as well as the Japanese designer Hidenori Kuge and the Danish/Italian design duo GamFratesi.


Rume Professional is our contract division and we invite trade enquiries. In a world of increasing sameness Rume exists to celebrate the difference, to take the road less travelled. With a family history in design and manufacture going back almost sixty years we have a wealth of experience in navigating the quickening waters of fad and fashion. We can offer the proven professional a selection of lighting and interior products from some of the most highly regarded design companies in the world and can also supply our beautiful, handmade English furniture and a range of accessories from just about everywhere. If your interest is piqued why not complete our online trade account application?

10 to 15 working days.
All mainland UK £9.95.
For non-mainland UK deliveries please contact us for a quotation.
For further delivery information please refer to Delivery and Returns.

Rume
54 Western Road
Hove
East Sussex
England
BN3 1JD
Phone:01273 777810
Email:info@rume.co.uk

For contact form click here.

Product info

Appearance: Heavy hanging fruit with timber top.
Design: 1963. Jo Hammerborg for Lightyears.
Material: Aluminium, copper, rosewood or oak.
Cable: 3 metre black or grey textile cord. Ceiling rose included.
Size: P2: W 34cm. H 37cm.
Bulb: P2: E27 max 75w or any suitable E27 LED.
View all products by Jo Hammerborg and Lightyears.

Designer

Jo Hammerborg grew up on the outskirts of Randers in a regular middle-class family. He trained as a silversmith, participated in Denmark’s resistance and struggle for freedom in 1940-45 as a saboteur, studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and worked as a silversmith at Georg Jensen. In 1957, he was hired as chief designer at the lamp manufacturer Fog & Mørup, where he worked until 1980. He was a key driving force for Fog & Mørup, and it was under his leadership that the company experienced their most creative and commercially successful period. With a distinct design philosophy, great insight in elimination technique and a profound understanding of form, function and aesthetics, he created over 180 different designs of lamps, several of which have received international awards. In his private life Jo Hammerborg was an active and very versatile athlete who, along with his professional career, was also a pioneer in parachuting and flying. In a tragic manner, it was his great passion for skydiving that cost him his life when, at the age of only 62, he died in an accident.


Brand

Lightyears, part of the Fritz Hansen Group, is a Danish light company that takes great pride in creating lighting products that combine both tradition and renewal. The core ambition of the company lies in the fusion of the young and the established. Lightyears embraces the curiosity and boldness of the up-and-coming generation, but equally they respect the skill and the trained eye of the older more experienced designers. This collaboration produces modern interpretations of established lighting products and it is Lightyears intention that these new incarnations speak for themselves on how and where to use contemporary illumination. The collection is functional, progressive, timeless and always represents good value for money. Lightyears cooperate with several of Danish design's most innovative and recognised designers like Jørn Utzon, Salto & Sigsgaard, Cecilie Manz, Morten Voss, Mads Odgaard as well as the Japanese designer Hidenori Kuge and the Danish/Italian design duo GamFratesi.


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Professional

Rume Professional is our contract division and we invite trade enquiries. In a world of increasing sameness Rume exists to celebrate the difference, to take the road less travelled. With a family history in design and manufacture going back almost sixty years we have a wealth of experience in navigating the quickening waters of fad and fashion. We can offer the proven professional a selection of lighting and interior products from some of the most highly regarded design companies in the world and can also supply our beautiful, handmade English furniture and a range of accessories from just about everywhere. If your interest is piqued why not complete our online trade account application?

Shipping

10 to 15 working days.
All mainland UK £9.95.
For non-mainland UK deliveries please contact us for a quotation.
For further delivery information please refer to Delivery and Returns.

Contact us

Rume
54 Western Road
Hove
East Sussex
England
BN3 1JD
Phone:01273 777810
Email:info@rume.co.uk

For contact form click here.