Louis Poulsen’s VL38 wall lamp features the same timeless and organic design as the series’ table lamp, designed by architect Vilhelm Lauritzen in the late 1930s for the Radiohuset building in Copenhagen. The wall lamp consists of a beautiful brass arm and a white rounded shade. The angle of the head can be adjusted with a small hinge, and due to the shade’s white interior the lamp casts a pleasant downward light. The VL38 wall lamp makes a great reading light in the bedroom, and it is suitable also for general illumination. What’s more, the minimalist light features a timer function and can be set to turn off in 4 or 8 hours. 

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VL38 wall lamp V2 LED, white



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Wall box: punched aluminium. Shade: spun aluminium. Arm: brushed brass.
White, brushed brass
Shade length 19 cm
Shade diameter 13,5 cm
Light source
Fixed 10W LED (included)
Colour temperature
80 000-100 000 h
IP rating
EU: 20 / US: cULus, dry location
Protection class
Energy label
A++ - A
Cable length
EU: 400 cm / US: 10 ft
Cable material
1,3 kg
Integrated switch
Hardwired wall mount also possible. Wall box diameter 10,5 cm. The brass is untreated so the surface will change over time and develop a patina.

Vilhelm Lauritzen

Architect and designer Vilhelm Lauritzen (1894–1984) was one of the most significant Danish architects of his era and a figurehead of Danish functionalism. Lauritzen’s work is still widely visible in various places around Denmark – the Nørrebro Theatre, Copenhagen’s Daells Varehus and the first terminal of Kastrup Airport are great examples of his modernist style. Lauritzen often designed also the furniture and lighting for his buildings, and some of his best-known design pieces are the Radiohuset lamps, designed for Frederiksberg’s radio building and produced by Louis Poulsen. “No life without aesthetics” was Lauritzens firmly held belief, and he considered architecture as a form of applied art. Vilhelm Lauritzen Arkitekter, founded by Lauritzen in 1922, is nowadays one of the most valued architectural offices of Denmark.

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