PH Magazine is a collection of articles where we intend to cover a whole range of aspects in regard to PH and his designs as well as our business. That includes latest news, product information about PH Pianos and PH Furniture, stories and telling about Poul Henningsen as designer and information about our business and showroom in Copenhagen. We hope you will enjoy the reading!

PH Dining Table: Fine Dining

Many of Poul Henningsen’s furniture designs are based on the concept of curved tubular steel: such iconic Poul Henningsen pieces include the PH Snake Chair and PH Snake Stool, the PH Desk, the PH Lounge Chair, the PH Chair and the PH Pope Chair. Complementary to these is the PH Dining Table, which also features…

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The PH Circle Table: For the Circle of Life

What is the significance of a table? And why does the design detail of such a relatively simple piece of furniture really matter? Poul Henningsen (PH) was a designer and architect who believed that the small details of even the most ‘every day’ furniture really mattered. Although it’s presence may be quiet and it’s appearance…

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PH Board Tables: Every Idea, Illuminated

Egalitarian beliefs were fundamental to Poul Henningsen (PH) and these ideas underpinned every design that he created. This philosophy can be seen most clearly in PH’s ‘Board Tables’, created to provide the ultimate versatile workspace for the production and execution of ideas.    Poul Henningsen’s Board Tables produced by PH Furniture feature the same legs…

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The PH Chair: Seriously Good Seating

The Poul Henningsen (PH) designed PH Chair is an example of Scandinavian design at it’s very best. With a framework constructed of just two tubes of curved steel, the PH Chair is minimal, durable and versatile.   Perhaps initially inspired by the humble ‘bistro chair’, Poul Henningsen’s PH Chair advances on the concept of a…

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The Fine Art of Storage

The Poul Henningsen (PH)  designed PH Grand Chest and it’s smaller counterpart, the PH Small Drawer Chest were designed in the 20th Century, but it transpires that they provide perfect solutions for a very 21st Century problem: that of storage.   The PH Grand Chest and PH Small Drawer Chests are designed to be viewed…

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PH Axe Table: Design Beyond the Cutting Edge

Poul Henningsen (PH) used the concept of the humble axe handle to create a table that is strong, beautiful and durable. While Denmark has a history of axe design (the Dane Axe was used throughout Europe as a knightly weapon from the 10th to the 16th centuries), PH’s inspiration for the PH Axe Table came…

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Poul Henningsen: Re-Shaping the Future

Poul Henningsen’s furniture and piano designs sit distinctly apart from the creations of his contemporaries. Poul Henningsen (PH) was prolific in his output, creating numerous ideas for furniture, lighting and public spaces. Though the range of items PH designed is diverse, they all have one thing in common: PH’s desire to re-shape the future of…

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A Fine Thing: Piano For Everyone

In continuation from the article ‘True Music, True Muse’ https://phpianos.com/2018/08/26/true-muse-true-music/  we discuss further the appeal of Poul Henningsen designed pianos with pianist, composer and PH Pianos Brand Ambassador Alice Thompson…   PH Magazine: Tell us more about the design ethos of Poul Henningsen’s pianos and why they appeal to you? AT: What I like about…

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True Muse, True Music

In this article PH Magazine discusses the PH Grand Piano with Composer, Pianist and PH Pianos Brand Ambassador Alice Thompson:   PH Magazine: Alice, you are a contemporary classical composer making solo piano music. Tell us about how you first discovered the Poul Henningsen designed PH Piano… AT: Rather like Søren (CEO, PH Pianos), the…

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