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Friday, 09 March 2018 15:07

Chairs "PANTON" - the most famous design of the 20th century

 

 

Verner Panton (1926 –1998) is considered one of Denmark's most influential 20th-century furniture and interior designers. During his career, he created innovative and futuristic designs in a variety of materials, especially plastics, and in vibrant and exotic colors. He designed fabric design, lighting, but mainly seating furniture such as the "Heart Cone" or "Panton" chair, which has become perhaps the most famous 20th century chair Panton designed for Vitra in 1967 and is so popular that he is still producing today.

Panton was an experienced artist in Odense, next, he studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen, graduating in 1951. During the first two years of his career, he worked at the architectural practice of Arne Jacobsen, another Danish architect and furniture designer. In 1955 he started his own design and architectural office. He became well known for his innovative architectural proposals for furniture companies and companies such as Fritz Hans, Louis Poulsen, Thonet, Herman Miller, Vitra, and his products have gained worldwide reputation. His advantages include a sense of shapes, colors, light and space modeling. Verner's goal was to provoke people to engage their imagination and imagination.

To forget about their conformity and to start using unknown lines and colorful colors at that time, and to take advantage of the possibilities of light.

Verner Panton is involved in design experiments until his death in September 1998.

The reeditions of his works are witnesses of constant interest in his products. He was awarded many international awards, in 2000, a permanent retrospective exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum. In 2000, a permanent retrospective exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum.

The Panton chair, which has become an icon of Verner's lifetime, becomes immortal. It was revealed by its development, which originated from 1960 until its final appearance in 1967.

With the motto "It's an Art to Know"

David Fiala