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Manufacturer's Product Description

AJ Eklipta

Design
Arne Jacobsen

Key features
- Designed to illuminate indoor staircases and exterior walls for a City Hall in Denmark – Smaller variant designed for St. Catherine’s College, UK – High architectural adaptability – Diffuse illumination – Evenly lit surface with halo of light around the perimeter

Concept
AJ Eklipta provides the space with soft and diffuse illumination. The construction of the glass ensures an evenly lit surface. The three layer handblown glass shade has a clear edge, creating a halo of light around the perimeter.

Finish
White, powder coated. White opal glass.

Story behind the product
AJ Eklipta was designed in 1956 for the City Hall in Rødovre, Denmark. It was used indoor for staircases and outdoor as a wall fixture. For this project two different diameter sizes were produced: 350mm (13.7) and 450mm (17.7"). Later on an even smaller variant with a 200mm diameter was designed for St. Catherine’s College in England. When Arne Jacobsen himself used the fixture for staircases

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