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Signifier

A Beacon of Design

How Poul Henningsen practically invented ‘mood lighting’ and lit the way for artists to use light as their main medium

Poul Henningsen was a journalist, critic, author, playwright, political commentator, and writer of comic songs, though he’s best known as an architect and commercial designer. In 1924, he was commissioned by the Louis Poulsson Company to experiment with the new electric lighting technologies and became one of the first to treat light as an art medium. He saw light as an intangible sculptural element…

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Remy Dean

Remy Dean

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Author, Artist, Creative Consultant in Education. ‘This, That, and The Other’ fantasy novels published by The Red Sparrow Press. https://remydean.blogspot.com