Cloverleaf modular sofa system by Verner Panton through Verpan, and distributed to airports via Vitra, as seen at Passenger Terminal Expo 2016 Cologne

If the Light + Building trade fair in Frankfurt is home to exhibitors the majority of us have never heard

Verner Panton Visiona 1970 Revisiting the Future at the Vitra Design Museum Gallery

Parallel to the exhibition Konstantin Grcic – Panorama, the Vitra Design Museum is revisiting perhaps the daddy of all explorations

happy birthday verner panton

It is almost certainly more by chance than design, but in the week that Verner Panton would have celebrated his

25th January 1970 Visiona 2 Verner Panton Cologne

“Wood will be driven out of living spaces; even metal and glass, although much newer in domestic situations, are losing

“My, my, my, Delilah! Why, why, why, Delilah!”

The morning of Friday September 27th 2013 was one of those misty autumn occasions that cause SANAA’s immense new Vitra Factory Building in Weil am Rhein to merge, almost unseen, with the grey background. Even Herzog & de Meuron’s new Basel Messe complex was reduced to nothing more grand than a continuation of the uncaring monotonous sky. The glitzing, shimmering palace of high summer just the weak shadow of a memory.

And so it was perhaps fitting that the Vitra Design Museum choose this dank September morn to open their latest exhibition, “Lightopia”, an exhibition devoted to light.

For today was a clear warning, in the coming months we will all be in need of a little light.

vitra design museum lightopia

Lost Furniture Design Classics Office Furniture by Arne Jacobsen for the American Scandinavian Society desk

At the same time as he was developing the Ant Chair, Arne Jacobsen created a one-off range of office furniture

verner panton flowerpot lamp

On Wednesday February 29th the Hofmobiliendepot Vienna open their 2012 spring exhibition. We had hoped to make it to the

christmas vitra dark lime panton chair

If purple is the second colour of mourning; then citrus colours are unquestionably the second colour(s) of Christmas. Be it

vitra panton chair dark lime

Back in the summer we ran a highly entertaining “Summertime in Dark Lime” Panton Chair Cocktail competition. The judging was

Verner Panton Spiegel canteen Hanburg Knoll

For a publication renowned for the quality of its authors, the Spiegel press department write press releases that repeat themselves

Last August we made an ill-fated trip to Copenhagen and CODE 10. A trip that caused us to ponder the

The winner the Dark Lime Vitra Panton Chair Summer Cocktail Competition is Alessandro Barison. Congratulations !!! His “Spritz Upgrade” –

London based design studio Barber Osgerby stands as a testament to the fact that high quality work will always win

Until July 31st we are giving readers the chance to win a limited edition Dark Lime Panton Chair. In effect

Summer. Sun. Cocktails. In order to allow you to enjoy this combination to the full (smow) are giving away a

For all those looking to make their summer balcony even more exclusive, Vitra are currently offering the Panton Chair in

One of the most famous – and arguably professionally relevant – phases in Verner Panton’s life was his journeys through

Ida Engholm, forskningslektor ved Dansk Center for Designforskning er kurator for den akutuelle Pantonudstilling på den danske ambassade i Berlin.

I 1962 mødtes Verner Panton og Marianne Pherson Oertenheim under en ferie på Tenerife, og to år senere blev parret

This past Friday the Danish Embassy in Berlin opened an exhibition devoted to the work of Verner Panton – from

Ask most people to name a Danish furniture designer and they will probably reply Verner Panton or Arne Jacobsen. Ask

As already stated our visit to Copenhagen and CORE 10 was without question one of our more disappointing trips. Largely

For one of Denmark’s most celebrated designers Verner Panton spent considerably little time in Denmark; and many most of his

On the last Sunday of the school summer holidays over 35 production companies in and around Kassel stage an annual

On several occasions in the past month we have repeatedly seen a similar scene. A scene that has made us