“Our ambition was to design a pendant with a simple industrial feel, but which was still elegant and poetic.” The Copenhagen Pendant is an exercise in contrasts. Combining the classic and the modern, the maritime and the industrial, it is a new pendant la
mp developed by Space Copenhagen for &tradition. Following the success of their first collaboration, the Fly Lounge Series, &tradition have worked with Space Copenhagen again to produce a luminaire in matte lacquered metal, one of Space Copenhagen’s first
lights to enter production.
The pendant comes in three sizes, 200mm, 350mm and 600mm in diameter, and in five matte shades – blush, moss, slate, black and white. This flexibility makes it ideal for domestic settings and the contract market alike.
The Copenhagen Pendant produces a spectacular light, which shines from both its top and bottom. “Downwards it secures an even, solid light and upwards it diffuses the light, adding to the atmosphere of the ceiling,” says Signe Bindslev Henriksen, co-foun
der of Space Copenhagen. The subtle uplight highlights the soft plated crown of the pendant, which is both a sleek, integral part of its overall structure and a nod to the typology of maritime pendant lights that inspired the design. The pendant’s matte-l
acquered metal lampshade disperses the light in a subtle but spectacular way, resembling the classic gaslight feel of the bleak Copenhagen piers.
The Copenhagen Pendant offers a contemporary take on its predecessors, however employing subtle textu
ral contrasts and striking a more sculptural form. “Depending on the choice of colour and size, The Copenhagen Pendant will flow into various settings, such as private homes, restaurants and offices,” says Space Copenhagen’s other founding partner, Peter