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These lights together in a party center near Mechelen (Mechlin), Belgium, where they have given light above the bar since the seventies when the center was built.

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Pendant Lights

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Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Pendant Light

 

Materials: Brass, Bakelite socket.

Chain length: 64 cm / 25.19”

Height: 25 cm / 9.84”

Width: ∅ 27 cm / 10.62”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb with an E27 screw base can be used.

Period: 1960s and 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Svend Aage Holm Sørensen (1913 – 2004).

Manufacturer: Holm-Sorensen & Co. AS, Denmark.

Other versions: Svend Aage Holm Sørensen designed several lights in this style.

Brutalist pendant light designed by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen in the 1960s for Holm-Sorensen & Co. AS, Denmark, model 6436. Made for many years.

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen was a Danish designer who created lights for Fog & Mørup in the 1950s. He founded his company Holm Sørensen & Co in the mid 1950s. The production started with desk lights, but Svend invented his own special type of brass. He used it to create very sculptural light up through the 1960s. The metal was often burned and cut with rustic edges and surfaces. This pendant light is a beautiful example. Several lamps made by Holm-Sorensen & Pedersen Belysning ApS are on display here on Vintageinfo.

 

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Svend Aage Holm Sørensen lights on Vintageinfo

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Pendant Light - label 6404 - inside the ceiling piece

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Pendant Light - label inside the lampshade

Other examples of brass lights designed by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen

Svend Aage - Holm Sørensen & Co Pendant Light

Svend Aage - Holm Sørensen & Co Pendant Light - Artichoke

Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Pendant Lights