Louis Poulsen is a lighting company founded in 1874 by Ludvig R. Poulsen. The company was subsequently acquired by the founder's nephew, Louis Poulsen. The company's overall objective is to develop lamps with a long technical and design life. This makes the products' timelessness an all-pervasive quality that ensures unique adaptability to both new and old architecture. During the past years, Louis Poulsen has successfully maintained its existing position and been able to expand with new ground-breaking designs.