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Amoebe Highback

by Verner Panton, 1970 — 2.380,00 €
Vitra Amoebe Highback

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The Amoeba Highback is, just as with the classic Amoeba, a product of the designer and architect Verner Panton and both are produced by the Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra. Panton's products have always had a high recognition value, not least because the designer is known for his organically curved forms - the most famous example being without question the Panton Chair. Thus with the Amoeba Highback from 1970 one finds no straight lines or parallel edges. Instead, the unusual seating offers a shape reminiscent of curve created by single, flowing movement and a physical object characterised by the particularly high, curved backrest which offers a cosy retreat, even in open spaces. The unconventional Vitra lounge chair is available in numerous colours and is a comfortable must-have in every living area.


Product type Lounge Chair

Dimensions in mm

Material Upholstery: foam
Covers: fabric Tonus (90% worsted wool, 10% Helanca)
Variants Also available as the Amoebe with a lower backrest

Ohter colors on request
Function & properties Backrest gives slightly, allowing for a more comfortable seating experience
Care Dust and lint can be simply vacuumed. To treat stains, the use a damp cloth and a mild, neutral detergent is recommended
A professional cleaning should be done with the use of an upholstery foam or using a mobile washing-extraction device.
Sustainability Vitra conform to
ISO 9001: 2008 (Quality management systems)
ISO 14001: 2004 (Environmental management systems)
Warranty 24 months
Product datasheet Please click on picture for detailed information (ca. 0,2 MB).

Popular versions

Amoebe Highback, Red
Amoebe Highback, Truffle
Amoebe Highback, Black

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smow Blog High 5 Special: When fashion meets design.....

...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!...

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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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