The basic idea for LP Circle were born out of the experience with the Ørestad School OreLED fixture. Mikkel Beedholm of KHR arkitekter explains the design idea: “The aim was for the fixture to not simply slice through the ceiling like a tin can – we wanted the collar to give the fixture character and interplay with the building’s architecture, adding an extra dimension to the interior through randomised reflection of the light. The choice of colours has also been unusual for a ceiling fixture. The coloured rings improves the effect of reducing glare and highlighting the shape of the luminaire. They also add colour to what are often colourless rooms, in both their lit and unlit state.”
The fixture emits diffuse light via a high-efficiency acrylic diffuser. The diffuser, which is encircled by a voluminous coloured or white ring, is hidden when viewed from low angles. Angling the inner side of the ring 5° creates a comfortable and decorative graduation of the light from the diffuser. With two diameters and four different installation options, the lights series can be used for a wide range of applications.
Mikkel Beedholm/KHR arkitekter
KHR Arkitekter was founded in 1946 by Gunnar Krohn and E. Hartvig Rasmussen. The practice works with two concepts of creating beautiful architecture and integrated design.
KHR Arkitekter has a reputation of creating architecture of exceptional character and quality. National and international exhibitions and publications have cemented their position as an architectural firm, which explores the boundaries of architecture with curiosity and are not afraid of experimenting with new methods and materials. The architecture has a clear Nordic standpoint in the sense that they strive for a simple and clear mode of expression where the individual, the place and the function are in focus.
KHR Arkitekter values unique architecture, innovation, professional qualifications as well as artistic co-operation, which are reflected in the various projects as the CPH Metro, Church of Holy Cross, B&O’s headquarter, Fiberline etc.
Several of KHR’s buildings have won first prizes and honorary awards as the Red Dot Award, Stadprisen in Sweden, Betonprisen and Traeprisen.
Arkitekt Mikkel Beedholm has designed LP Circle and has boldly taken a new approach in the development of the fixtures – not least by adding colour. Out with the standard policy of everything on the ceiling being white or aluminium, and in with creative and decorative solutions – where light is no longer an anonymous room accessory but interplays rationally, functionally and decoratively to add life and atmosphere to the space.