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Verner Panton


Verner Panton (*1926 in Gamtofte, Denmark; † 1998 Copenhagen, Denmark) studied at Odense Technical College before enrolling at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen as an architecture student. He worked from 1950-52 in the architectural firm of Arne Jacobsen, and in 1955 founded an independent studio for architecture and design. In the following years Panton created numerous designs for seating furniture and lighting which he often attempted to sell on Europe-wide tours in his old VW camper van. In many respects Pantons passion for bright colours and geometric patterns can be considered prototypes of 1970s design culture. Among his most important designs are Moon Lamp and for all Panton Chair, perhaps the most iconic chair design of all times. Verner Panton's passion for bright colours and geometric patterns also manifested itself in an extensive range of textile designs, such as Geometri. In addition to designing furniture and textiles, Verner Panton was also responsible for numerous imaginative interior design projects. The most famous examples are the "Visiona" ship installations for the Cologne Furniture Fair (1968 and 1970), the Spiegel publishing headquarters in Hamburg (1969) and the Varna restaurant in Aarhus (1970).


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Vitra Design Museum: Lightopia

...Rietveld and Wilhelm Wagenfeld before moving over, almost, all the famous classics of the genre, including, George Carwardine’s 1932 Anglepoise, Tizio by Richard Sapper, Artichoke by Poul Henningsen and various works by Verner Panton before reaching 85 Lamps by Rody Graumans through droog...

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...This past Friday the Danish Embassy in Berlin opened an exhibition devoted to the work of Verner Panton - from his early works up to his influence of today's young Danish designers... The first exhibition of Verner Panton's work in Germany for 10 years, PANTON is largely based around the collection of André Barss - a young Berlin Panton collector...

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...Tivoli chair by Verner Panton Panton's fist commercially successful product may owe much of its success to Verner Panton's father installing it in his restaurant; but that is not to detract from the the quality of the Panton's design nor that of Montana's construction... Available in a wonderful range of colours Tivoli chair by Verner Panton is guaranteed to brighten up any garden or terrace...

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...As we arrived at (smow)HQ on Thursday morning, Vitra were already waiting with a lorry full of products from designers as diverse as Charles and Ray Eames, Maarten van Severen or Verner Panton...


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