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Ludwig Meitner has as its goal the presentation of rigorously selected scientific information in an accessible, attractive and reliable way, always bearing in mind the needs of users.

An innovative approach to design and data has resulted in a range of products which present large amounts of complex information, whilst maintaining readability and usability.

Our posters, furniture and desk references are unique in the marketplace, and celebrate the curiosity of hu/wo/mankind, the achievements of Mendeleev and the beauty of the periodic table and its symbolic and practical importance. Check back soon for new products and sign up below for occasional updates about our activities and product range.


All enquiries, please email info@ludwigmeitner.com


Desk Ornaments

Three-dimensional periodic table which maintains all groups and periods whilst finding a natural fit for Hydrogen and the f-block elements. 

Yes, they make very serviceable desk tidies. This is a little cosmic joke.

FINE SILVER (.999) DESK ORNAMENT AND TROPHY

Price On Application

Made by a leading silversmith based in Sheffield, the historic centre of fine metalworking, this 3d periodic table makes for an exceptional desk ornament, or trophy for a major science prize.

Overall dimensions H x W: 182 x 157mm

For those who are truly curious! the chemical composition of this piece is:
Silver: Ag (99.9%), trace impurities
Maple: C (50%); O (42%); H (6%); Ca, K, Na, Mg, Fe, and Mn (<1%): S, Cl, Si, and P (trace).


ANODISED ALUMINIUM DESK ORNAMENT

Price On Application

Laser engraved on blue anodised 6082 Aluminium 

Overall dimensions H x W: 182 x 157mm

For those who are truly curious! the chemical composition of this piece is:
Al (<98.3%); Cr (<0.25); Cu (<0.1); Fe (<0.5); Mg (<1.2); Mn (<1.0); Si (<1.3); Ti (0.1); Zn (< 0.2%); and Others (<0.15%)

Maple: C (50%); O (42%); H (6%); Ca, K, Na, Mg, Fe, and Mn (<1%): S, Cl, Si, and P (trace).

TURNED MAPLE DESK ORNAMENT

Price On Application

Turned in Oxfordshire from English maple, and laser engraved with a special arrangement of the periodic table which maintains all groups and periods whilst finding a natural fit for Hydrogen and the f-block elements.

Overall dimensions H x W: 167 x 144mm


3D PRINTED DESK ORNAMENT

Delivered in a choice of colours: £240

3d file and limited licence to copy: Price On Application. Please contact us.

Overall dimensions H x W: 150 x 129mm

Shapeways “Versatile” plastic, composition unknown. Printed off-site as desktop machines are not currently capable of delivering the precision required. 


Periodic Table Displays for collectors and education



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Background image: Cosmic Reef - Hubble's 30th Anniversary image © NASA/Hubble/STScI 2020