Svend Aage Holm Sørensen Pendant Lamp
Materials: Burned brass, 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, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: Svend Aage Holm Sørensen (1913 – 2004).
Manufacturer: Holm-Sorensen & Co. AS, Denmark.
Other versions: This Svend Aage Holm Sørensen brass pendant lamp was made in 1 version. Svend Aage Holm Sørensen designed many other lamps in this style.
Burned brass pendant lamp designed by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen in the 1960s for Holm-Sorensen & Co. AS, Denmark, model 6404. It was made for many years.
The style of these type of lamps is often named Brutalist. Not to be confused with the Brutalist architecture, or Brutalism from more or less the same period. That’s something completely different.
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 lamps, 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 lamp is a beautiful example. Several lamps made by Holm-Sorensen & Pedersen Belysning ApS are on display here on Vintageinfo.
Other examples of burned and cut brass pendant lamps designed by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen