Louis Weisdorf

A graduate of The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Louis Weisdorf devoted his early career to exploring a multitude of fields, ranging from graphic to industrial design. Of particular import, was his tenure at the Tivoli amusement park in Copenhagen where he served alongside chief architect Simon P Henningsen. These early days spent designing public parks and recreational spaces clearly impacted Weisdorf’s later output -- emerging in the repetition, layers, and folds of his work.

After establishing his own studio in the late 1960s, Weisdorf set to work creating lamps and pendants with manipulatable features. These transformable fixtures quickly earned him a reputation as a “specialist in versatility.” In 1972, Weisdorf drafted the Multi-Lite, a spherical design with adjustable shades that redirect light.

Weisdorf went on to collaborate with fellow contemporary Danish designers, like Verner Panton and Poul Henningsen, as well as the Le Klint company throughout his career. To this day, he continues to work as an architect and designer in Copenhagen. 

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