...Chair; however when developing his Visiona landscapes he returned to the organic forms he had toyed with in Cannes and the Amoebe Highback was born!...
|Product type||Lounge chair|
Dimensions in mm
Cover: fabric Tonus (90% worsted wool, 10% Helanca)
|Variants||Available with high backrest as Amoebe Highback|
|Function & properties||Flexible backrest|
|Care||Dust and lint can be easily vacuumed|
|Sustainability||Für Vitra gilt:
ISO 90001: 2008 (Qualitätmanagementnorm)
ISO 14001: 2004 (Umweltmanagementnorm)
|Product datasheet||Please click on picture for detailed information (ca. 0,2 MB).
The Vitra Amoebe lounge chair was developed in 1970 by Verner Panton for his Visiona installation - a visionary colorful living landscape which he presented at the Cologne Furniture Fair. Like most of Panton's designs the Amoebe lounge chair presents a very organic form language, based on structures inspired by nature. Based on single-celled organisms with no fixed body shape, the seat and backrest of the lounge chair appears a single flowing form, and one which ergonomically hugs the body. The flexible backrest and a high-quality upholstery provide for high seating comfort. In addition, the humorous approach of Panton's design is emphasized by a range of covers in eight strong, bright colours. With the Amoebe Highback the Vitra lounge chair is also available with a particularly high, curved backrest, an amoeba as an especially cozy retreat.
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...Similarly from the objects Verner Panton designed for Visiona 2 only the Amoebe chair, Cloverleaf sofa and the Spiral, Ball and VP-Globe lamps are currently in production...
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