Versatile and well-suited for both private and public spaces
Unique arch-shaped pendant lamp based on quarter-circles for a distinctive design
Enamelled metal shade creates a diffused, cone-shaped light for ideal illumination
Experience the Danish design brilliance with the Gubi Semi Pendant, a classic masterpiece that combines elegance, innovation, and quality craftsmanship.
Raise your space with the Gubi Semi Pendant, an iconic masterpiece of Danish design. Architects Claus Bonderup and Torsten Thorup designed this pendant light in 1968. It is elegant and innovative.
Distinctive Arch-Shaped Shade
The Semi Pendant is unique because of its curved shade made of painted metal. The shade is carefully made to create a soft, cone-shaped light. Whether you place it over a dining table or a kitchen workspace, its unique design ensures ideal illumination.
This Danish design emerged as a breath of fresh air in the design world. It broke away from the prevailing cosy era, embracing sharp, clean lines and geometric precision. The Semi Pendant quickly gained international recognition and iconic status, cementing its place in design history.
With a crescent frame made of hand-Spun/">spun aluminium, this pendant light marries craftsmanship and durability. Its quality ensures that it not only adds beauty to your space but also stands the test of time.
Choose from a variety of sizes and colours to match your design preferences. Whether you want to create a focal point or provide subtle illumination, the Gubi Semi Pendant has you covered.
Preservation of Design Heritage
Gubi's commitment to design excellence and the preservation of design heritage shines through in this pendant light. Make a statement, embrace history, and welcome elegance into your home with the Gubi Semi Pendant.
Designed in 1955
Light Fixture: Height: 31cm x Diameter: 47cm (Weight: 2.2kg)
Light Fixture: Height: 38cm x Diameter: 60cm (Weight: 2.2kg)
Cable Length: 400cm
Ceiling Rose/Cap: Height: 6cm x Diameter: 11.5cm
Shade Small: Height: 23.5cm x Diameter: 47cm
Shade Large: Height: 30cm x Diameter: 60cm
Gross/Packed Dimensions: Height: 30cm x Width: 50cm x Depth: 50cm
Gross/Packed Cubic Metres: 0.04m³
Gross/Packed Weight: 3.4kg
Materials & Finishes
– Main Structure/Frame/Body: Metal
– Canopy: Steel (available in black semi-matt, white semi-matt, anthracite grey glossy, dark cocoa glossy, fennel seed glossy, roasted pumpkin glossy, white semi-matt, black semi-matt, dark cocoa glossy)
– Shade: Steel (available in black semi-matt, white semi-matt, anthracite grey glossy, dark cocoa glossy, fennel seed glossy, roasted pumpkin glossy, white semi-matt, black semi-matt, dark cocoa glossy)
– External Cable Casing: Plastic cable with textile wrapping (black)
– Warranty: All workmanship is guaranteed for two years from the date of purchase and fabrics are covered by this warranty after the date of purchase – see Gubi’s warranty terms for more information
– Assembly: Minor assembly required
Space Planning/Interior Design
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What material is the crescent frame of the Semi Pendant made of?
The crescent frame of the Semi Pendant is made of hand-spun aluminium, creating a unique and long-lasting design.
How does the arch-shaped shade of the Semi Pendant create a diffused, cone-shaped light?
The arch-shaped shade of the Semi Pendant creates a diffused, cone-shaped light, perfect for illuminating kitchen work surfaces. Its unique design and range of colours make it all-around for any space. Designed in 1968, it won first prize in a competition and gained worldwide recognition.
What competition did the Semi Pendant win first prize in?
The Semi Pendant won first prize in a design competition.
What is the design inspiration behind the Gubi Semi Pendant?
The design inspiration behind the Gubi Semi Pendant comes from the traditional Danish street lighting. Reflecting a simple, organic and harmonious design, this pendant light has become an iconic classic in the world of lighting. The combination of a brass shade and three different types of opal glass creates a timeless design. Also, the high quality of craftsmanship ensures the longevity of the product.
How did the Semi Pendant achieve worldwide recognition and iconic status?
The Semi Pendant achieved worldwide recognition and iconic status for its unique design, sharp lines, and geometric shape. Designed in 1968 by Claus Bonderup and Torsten Thorup, it won first prize in a competition at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture. Its distinctive arch-shaped, enamelled metal shade creates a diffused, cone-shaped light, making it ideal for dining tables and kitchen work surfaces. With its versatility, lasting design, and range of colours and sizes, the Semi Pendant is well-suited for both private and public spaces. Gubi, the global design house, is dedicated to discovering overlooked design icons of the past and creating new ones for the future.
Bonderup & Thorup
Torsten Thorup and Claus Bonderup are both graduates from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in 1969, and subsequently went to work together at Danish.... read more
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