Semi by Claus Bonderup & Torsten Thorup for Gubi

Gubi Semi pendant lamp, matt black.
Gubi Semi pendant lamp, matt black.

Description + Details

The Semi lamp was designed in as a product of the creative partnership between two architecture students, Claus Bonderup and Torsten Thorup. Reacting against the 'cosy era' that was dominating Denmark at the time, Bonderup and Thorup wanted to create a lamp that incorporated sharp, clean lines and a geometric shape. Their design was submitted for a competition at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture and won first prize. Semi is a unique pendant lamp, based on two quarter-circles put together, back-to-back. With its its distinctive arch-shaped, enamelled metal shade, lightness of form and unique, timeless design, the elegant Semi lamp achieved great success in the 1980's and became, at that time, the best-selling Danish design, gaining worldwide recognition and iconic status.

Claus Bonderup & Torsten Thorup
Lacquered spun aluminium
Glossy anthracite / Glossy blue grey / Glossy orange / Matt black / Matt white
SM1 : Ø 30 × H. 15 cm
SM2 : Ø 47 × H. 23.5 cm
SM3 : Ø 60 × H. 30 cm
Light source (SM1)
EU : 40W max E14 clear
US : 40W max E12
Light source (SM2, SM3)
EU : 60W max E27
US : 60W max E26

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