...Or put another way, while works such as, and amongst many others, Living Tower, Amoebe Highback, Sitting Wheel, arguably also the eponymous Panton Chair, may have a very rational basis and are appropriate, meaningful, tools for daily life, they aren't the work of a rational adult creativity, but rather are the result of a kindergarten creativity... And thus, one assumes, we haven't asked, but we assume, that he demanded a higher license fee for the white version of his Panton Chair by way of compensating him for compromising, and for the publication of a version of his chair that he, presumably, didn't sit comfortably upon...
|Reproduced in scale of 1:6 of the original classic
140 x 85 x 85 mm
The Vitra Panton Chair in original size can be found here
|5 miniatures (white, black, red, yellow, blue) in an attractive wooden box
|Awards & museum
|Vitra Design Museum
|Vitra conform to:
ISO 9001: 2008 (Quality management systems)
ISO 14001: 2004 (Environmental management systems)
|Please click on picture for detailed information (ca. 1,0 MB).
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