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Large Oliver Schick Ronde Pendant in Matte Black for Gubi
By Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Oliver Schick Ronde pendant in matte black for Gubi. Designed by Oliver Schick, the Ronde
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Aluminum

Small Oliver Schick Ronde Pendant in Pigeon Grey for Gubi
By Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Small Oliver Schick Ronde pendant in pigeon grey for Gubi. Designed by Oliver Schick, the Ronde
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Aluminum

Small Oliver Schick 'Ronde' Pendant in Matte Black for Gubi
By Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Small Oliver Schick 'Ronde' pendant in matte black for GUBI. Designed by Oliver Schick, the
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Aluminum

Small Oliver Schick 'Ronde' Pendant in Redwood Matte for Gubi
By Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Small Oliver Schick 'Ronde' pendant in redwood matte for GUBI. Designed by Oliver Schick, the
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Aluminum

Small Oliver Schick Ronde Pendant in Matte White for Gubi
By Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Small Oliver Schick Ronde pendant in white matte for Gubi. Designed by Oliver Schick, the Ronde
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Aluminum

Large Oliver Schick Ronde Pendant in Redwood Matte for Gubi
By Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Oliver Schick Ronde pendant in redwood matte for GUBI. Designed by Oliver Schick, the Ronde
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Large Oliver Schick Ronde Pendant in Pigeon Grey Matte for Gubi
By Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Oliver Schick Ronde pendant in pigeon grey matte for GUBI. Designed by Oliver Schick, the
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Aluminum

Louis Weisdorf 'Turbo' Pendant for Gubi
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Louis Weisdorf 'Turbo' pendant for GUBI. GUBI produces Louis Weisdorf’s Turbo Pendant in two
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Aluminum, Steel

Large Louis Weisdorf 'Turbo' Pendant for Gubi
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Large Louis Weisdorf 'turbo' pendant for Gubi. Gubi produces Louis Weisdorf’s turbo pendant in
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Aluminum, Steel

Gubi Satellite Outdoor Pendant by Mathieu Mategot
By Mathieu Matégot, Gubi
Located in New York, NY
Outdoor Pendant and Satellite Outdoor Floor Lamp are GUBI’s first lighting designs created specifically
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2010s Danish Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Aluminum

Gubi Satellite Outdoor Pendant by Mathieu Mategot
By Mathieu Matégot, Gubi
Located in New York, NY
Outdoor Pendant and Satellite Outdoor Floor Lamp are GUBI’s first lighting designs created specifically
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2010s Danish Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Aluminum

Gubi 1965 Pendant Polished Brass Lamp by Paavo Tynell
By Paavo Tynell, Gubi
Located in New York, NY
frosted glass diffuser that softens the light, the pendant contributes to a subtle and tranquil
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2010s Danish Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Gubi 1965 Pendant Soft Black Lamp by Paavo Tynell
By Paavo Tynell, Gubi
Located in New York, NY
designer. With a frosted glass diffuser that softens the light, the pendant contributes to a subtle and
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2010s Danish Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Stemlite Pendant by Bill Curry for Gubi in Pebble Gray
By Bill Curry, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
remained in production until 1977. This clever pendant light update from GUBI is executed in frosted mouth
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Stemlite Pendant by Bill Curry for Gubi in Black Red
By Bill Curry, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
remained in production until 1977. This clever pendant light update from GUBI is executed in frosted mouth
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Stemlite Pendant by Bill Curry for Gubi in Black Chrome
By Bill Curry, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
remained in production until 1977. This clever pendant light update from GUBI is executed in frosted mouth
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

Small Sebastian Herkner Collar Pendant in Stone Grey for Gubi
By Sebastian Herkner, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Small Sebastian Herkner collar pendant in stone grey for Gubi. Created by German designer Sebastian
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Aluminum, Steel

Ronde Pendant Small Black
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
Amphora. The mainly downwards directed light from conventional pendants does in this design also spread
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Ronde Pendant Small Black
Ronde Pendant Small Black
H 9.44 in Dm 7.87 in
Ronde Pendant, Large, White
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
amphora. The mainly downwards directed light from conventional pendants does in this design also spread
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Ronde Pendant, Large, White
Ronde Pendant, Large, White
H 11.02 in Dm 15.75 in
Ronde Pendant, Small, Red
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
amphora. The mainly downwards directed light from conventional pendants does in this design also spread
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Ronde Pendant, Small, Red
Ronde Pendant, Small, Red
H 9.44 in Dm 7.87 in
Ronde Pendant, Large, Grey
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
amphora. The mainly downwards directed light from conventional pendants does in this design also spread
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Ronde Pendant, Large, Grey
Ronde Pendant, Large, Grey
H 11.02 in Dm 15.75 in
Ronde Pendant, Small, White
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
amphora. The mainly downwards directed light from conventional pendants does in this design also spread
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Ronde Pendant, Small, White
Ronde Pendant, Small, White
H 9.44 in Dm 7.87 in
Ronde Pendant, Small, Red
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
amphora. The mainly downwards directed light from conventional pendants does in this design also spread
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Ronde Pendant, Small, Red
Ronde Pendant, Small, Red
H 9.44 in Dm 7.87 in
Ronde Pendant, Small, Grey
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
amphora. The mainly downwards directed light from conventional pendants does in this design also spread
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Ronde Pendant, Small, Grey
Ronde Pendant, Small, Grey
H 9.44 in Dm 7.87 in
Ronde Pendant, Large, Black
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
amphora. The mainly downwards directed light from conventional pendants does in this design also spread
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Ronde Pendant, Large, Black
Ronde Pendant, Large, Black
H 11.02 in Dm 15.75 in
Ronde Pendant, Large, Red
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
Amphora. The mainly downwards directed light from conventional pendants does in this design also spread
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Ronde Pendant, Large, Red
Ronde Pendant, Large, Red
H 11.02 in Dm 15.75 in
Ronde Pendant, Small, Pigeon Grey
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
amphora. The mainly downwards directed light from conventional pendants does in this design also spread
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Ronde Pendant, Large, Pigeon Grey
By Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
amphora. The mainly downwards directed light from conventional pendants does in this design also spread
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

Ronde Pendant, Large, Pigeon Grey
Ronde Pendant, Large, Pigeon Grey
H 11.02 in Dm 15.75 in
H20 Pendant Lamp
By Barba Corsini, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
inspiration for the H2O pendant, it exudes a warm atmospheric light whether it is for a dining room, living
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

H20 Pendant Lamp
H20 Pendant Lamp
H 10.23 in Dm 5.11 in
Satellite Pendant, Medium, White
By Mathieu Matégot, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Satellite Pendant of two sizes is designed by Mathieu Matégot in 1953 with geometrical shapes
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Metal

Satellite Pendant, Medium, White
Satellite Pendant, Medium, White
H 12.4 in W 17.71 in D 10.62 in
Howard Pendant Lamp, Gunmetal
By Gubi, Space Copenhagen
Located in Berkeley, CA
Warmth, strength and subtlety define the Howard Pendant Lamp – Space Copenhagen’s distinctly
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Brass

Satellite Pendant, Medium, Black
By Mathieu Matégot, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Satellite pendant of two sizes is designed by Mathieu Matégot in 1953 with geometrical shapes
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Metal

Satellite Pendant, Medium, Black
Satellite Pendant, Medium, Black
H 12.4 in W 17.71 in D 10.62 in
Satellite Pendant Large Black
By Mathieu Matégot, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Satellite Pendant of two sizes is designed by Mathieu Matégot in 1953 with geometrical shapes
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Metal

Satellite Pendant Large Black
Satellite Pendant Large Black
H 15.11 in Dm 22.44 in
Satellite Pendant, Large, White
By Mathieu Matégot, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Satellite Pendant of two sizes is designed by Mathieu Matégot in 1953 with geometrical shapes
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Metal

Satellite Pendant, Large, White
Satellite Pendant, Large, White
H 15.11 in Dm 22.44 in
Multi-Lite Pendant, Grey
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Multi-Lite pendant embraces the golden era of Danish design with its characteristic shape of
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Brass

Multi-Lite Pendant, Grey
Multi-Lite Pendant, Grey
H 14.17 in Dm 14.17 in
Multi-Lite Pendant, Blue
By Gubi, Louis Weisdorf
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Multi-Lite pendant embraces the golden era of Danish design with its characteristic shape of
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Brass

Multi-Lite Pendant, Blue
Multi-Lite Pendant, Blue
H 14.17 in Dm 14.17 in
Multi-Lite Pendant, Rose
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Multi-Lite pendant embraces the golden era of Danish design with its characteristic shape of
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Brass

Multi-Lite Pendant, Rose
Multi-Lite Pendant, Rose
H 14.17 in Dm 14.17 in
Multi-Lite Pendant, Chrome
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Multi-Lite pendant embraces the golden era of Danish design with its characteristic shape of
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Chrome

Multi-Lite Pendant, Chrome
Multi-Lite Pendant, Chrome
H 14.17 in Dm 14.17 in
Multi-Lite Pendant, Black
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Multi-Lite pendant embraces the golden era of Danish design with its characteristic shape of
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Brass

Multi-Lite Pendant, Black
Multi-Lite Pendant, Black
H 14.17 in Dm 14.17 in
Multi-Lite Pendant, Brass
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Multi-Lite pendant embraces the golden era of Danish design with its characteristic shape of
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Brass

Multi-Lite Pendant, Brass
Multi-Lite Pendant, Brass
H 14.17 in Dm 14.17 in
Multi-Lite Pendant, White
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Multi-Lite pendant embraces the golden era of Danish design with its characteristic shape of
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Brass

Multi-Lite Pendant, White
Multi-Lite Pendant, White
H 14.17 in Dm 14.17 in
H20 Pendant Lamp, White
By Gubi, Barba Corsini
Located in Berkeley, CA
inspiration for the H2O Pendant, it exudes a warm atmospheric light whether it is for a dining room, living
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

H20 Pendant Lamp, White
H20 Pendant Lamp, White
H 10.23 in Dm 5.11 in
H20 Pendant Lamp, Nickel
By Barba Corsini, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
inspiration for the H2O Pendant, it exudes a warm atmospheric light whether it is for a dining room, living
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Aluminum

H20 Pendant Lamp, Nickel
H20 Pendant Lamp, Nickel
H 10.23 in Dm 5.11 in
Howard Pendant Lamp, Bone China
By Gubi, Space Copenhagen
Located in Berkeley, CA
Warmth, strength and subtlety define the Howard Pendant Lamp – Space Copenhagen’s distinctly
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Brass

Multi-Lite Pendant, Chrome, White
By Gubi, Louis Weisdorf
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Multi-Lite pendant embraces the golden era of Danish design with its characteristic shape of
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Chrome

Multi-Lite Pendant, Chrome, White
Multi-Lite Pendant, Chrome, White
H 14.17 in Dm 14.17 in
Multi-Lite Pendant, Chrome, Black
By Gubi, Louis Weisdorf
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Multi-Lite pendant embraces the golden era of Danish design with its characteristic shape of
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Chrome

Multi-Lite Pendant, Chrome, Black
Multi-Lite Pendant, Chrome, Black
H 14.17 in Dm 14.17 in
Paavo Tynell '1965' Pendant Lamp in White
By Paavo Tynell, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
that softens the light, the pendant contributes to a subtle and tranquil environment. Price is per
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Metal, Brass

Paavo Tynell '1965' Pendant Lamp in Brass
By Gubi, Paavo Tynell
Located in Glendale, CA
that softens the light, the pendant contributes to a subtle and tranquil environment. Price is per
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass, Metal

Paavo Tynell '1965' Pendant Lamp in Red
By Paavo Tynell, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
that softens the light, the pendant contributes to a subtle and tranquil environment. Price is per
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Metal, Brass

Paavo Tynell '1965' Pendant Lamp in Black
By Paavo Tynell, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
that softens the light, the pendant contributes to a subtle and tranquil environment. Price is per
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Brass, Metal

Paavo Tynell A1965 Pendant Lamps, Black
By Gubi, Paavo Tynell
Located in Berkeley, CA
construction of the A1965 Pendant fully reveals Paavo Tynell’s knack for elevating ordinary light fixtures into
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Brass

Paavo Tynell A1965 Pendant Lamps, White
By Paavo Tynell, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
construction of the A1965 Pendant fully reveals Paavo Tynell’s knack for elevating ordinary light fixtures into
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

Materials

Brass

Paavo Tynell 1965 Pendant Lamps, Brass
By Paavo Tynell, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The 1965 Pendant was originally designed by Paavo Tynell in 1947. Like many of his bestknown
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Brass

Paavo Tynell 1965 Pendant Lamps, White
By Paavo Tynell, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The 1965 Pendant was originally designed by Paavo Tynell in 1947. Like many of his bestknown
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

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Brass

Paavo Tynell 1965 Pendant Lamps, Black
By Paavo Tynell, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The 1965 Pendant was originally designed by Paavo Tynell in 1947. Like many of his bestknown
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Brass

Paavo Tynell 1965 Pendant Lamps, Bordeaux
By Paavo Tynell, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The 1965 Pendant was originally designed by Paavo Tynell in 1947. Like many of his bestknown
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Brass

Paavo Tynell 1965 Pendant Lamps, Green
By Paavo Tynell, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The 1965 Pendant was originally designed by Paavo Tynell in 1947. Like many of his bestknown
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and ...

Materials

Brass

Seine Pendant Lamp, Antique Brass, Smoke
By Space Copenhagen, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Seine Collection by Space Copenhagen was inspired by the behavior of light in moving water, an
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Post-Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Glass

Seine Pendant Lamp - Antique Brass, Coral
By Space Copenhagen, Gubi
Located in Berkeley, CA
The Seine Collection by Space Copenhagen was inspired by the behavior of light in moving water, an
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Post-Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Glass

Stemlite Pendant Lamp, Frosted Glass, Pebble Grey
By Gubi, Bill Curry
Located in Berkeley, CA
, taller floor lamp has been added and a pendant light has been engi- neered by simply flipping the
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Post-Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Metal, Chrome

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Gubi Pendant Light For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic gubi pendant light available at 1stDibs. Each gubi pendant light for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, aluminum and brass. Find 2 options for an antique or vintage gubi pendant light now, or shop our selection of 90 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a gubi pendant light — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right gubi pendant light, those designed in mid-century modern and Scandinavian Modern styles are of considerable interest.

How Much is a Gubi Pendant Light?

The average selling price for a gubi pendant light at 1stDibs is $699, while they’re typically $369 on the low end and $4,500 for the highest priced.

Gubi for sale on 1stDibs

Iconic Danish furniture and lighting manufacturer Gubi was founded in Copenhagen by designer-couple Lisbeth and Gubi Olsen in 1967. The brand is celebrated globally for its innovative chairs, lighting fixtures, mirrors, sofas and other furnishings and decor. 

The company began as a platform to manufacture the textiles and furniture designed by Lisbeth and Gubi. Soon, the business model broadened. While recent contemporary pieces manufactured by Gubi such as GamFratesi’s Beetle chair have become darlings of today’s interiors, the company is also widely known as a leader in reissuing exquisite Scandinavian and other mid-century modern furniture by a range of design legends. 

Swedish architect and interior designer Greta Magnusson Grossman — the first woman to receive a prize for furniture design from the Swedish Society of Industrial Design — emigrated to the United States and built 14 homes in Los Angeles in the postwar era that were inspired by the Case Study Houses. She furnished these homes with her own designs, and her impossibly sleek Grasshopper table lamps and floor lamps — created for Barker Bros. but today made by Gubi — were frequent fixtures in the interiors. Another Scandinavian architect and industrial designer, Louis Weisdorf designed the wildly popular Multi-Lite line of lighting fixtures, which were originally created during the early 1970s and reissued by Gubi in 2016.

Beyond lighting, Spanish designer Barbara Corsini created the distinctively geometric Pedrera coffee table during the mid-1950s that is now made by Gubi, while the Hungarian-born French master of postwar design, Mathieu Matégot, created the Tropique dining table and an elegant three-legged Nagasaki chair, both of which were reissued by the Danish brand. French furniture designer Pierre Paulin created the inviting, organically shaped Pacha lounge chair in 1975. This design yielded a loveseat and a sofa as well. All of these pieces were reissued by Gubi.

Since 2001, Gubi founders’ son, Jacob Olsen, has managed the company, and travels the world to find heirs to the iconic designers of yesteryear in order to secure permission to give their works a second life. 

On 1stDibs, find Gubi lighting, seating, tables and more. 

Finding the Right chandeliers-pendant-lights for You

Chandeliers — simple in form, inspired by candelabras and originally made of wood or iron — first made an appearance in early churches. For those wealthy enough to afford them for their homes in the medieval period, a chandelier's suspended lights likely exuded imminent danger, as lit candles served as the light source for fixtures of the era. Things have thankfully changed since then, and antique chandeliers and pendant lights are popular in many interiors today.

While gas lighting during the late 18th century represented an upgrade for chandeliers — and gas lamps would long inspire Danish architect and pioneering modernist lighting designer Poul Henningsen — it would eventually be replaced with the familiar electric lighting of today.

The key difference between a pendant light and a chandelier is that a pendant incorporates only a single bulb into its design. Don’t mistake this for simplicity, however. An Art Deco–styled homage to Sputnik from Murano glass artisans Giovanni Dalla Fina, with handcrafted decorative elements supported by a chrome frame, is just one stunning example of the elaborate engineering that can be incorporated into every component of a chandelier. (Note: there is more than one lighting fixture that shares its name with the iconic mid-century-era satellite — see Gino Sarfatti’s design too.)

Chandeliers have evolved over time, but their classic elegance has remained unchanged.

Not only will the right chandelier prove impressive in a given room, but it can also offer a certain sense of practicality. These fixtures can easily illuminate an entire space, while their elevated position prevents them from creating glare or straining one’s eyes.

Certain materials, like glass, can complement naturally lit settings without stealing the show. Brass, on the other hand, can introduce an alluring, warm glow. While LEDs have earned a bad reputation for their perceived harsh bluish lights and a loss of brightness over their life span, the right design choices can help harness their lighting potential and create the perfect mood. A careful approach to lighting can transform your room into a peaceful and cozy nook, ideal for napping, reading or working.

For midsize spaces, a wall light or sconce can pull the room together and get the lighting job done. Perforated steel rings underneath five bands of handspun aluminum support a rich diffusion of light within Alvar Aalto's Beehive pendant light, but if you’re looking to brighten a more modest room, perhaps a minimalist solution is what you’re after. The mid-century modern furniture designer Charlotte Perriand devised her CP-1 wall lamps in the 1960s, in which a repositioning of sheet-metal plates can redirect light as needed.

The versatility and variability of these lighting staples mean that, when it comes to finding something like the perfect chandelier, you’ll never be left hanging. From the natural world-inspired designs of the Art Nouveau era to the classic beauty of Paul Ferrante's fixtures, there is a style for every room.

With designs for pendant lights and chandeliers across eras, colors and materials, you’ll never run out of options to explore on 1stDibs — shop a collection today that includes antique Art Deco chandeliers, Stilnovo chandeliers, Baccarat chandeliers and more.