Verner Panton

Verner Panton

Verner Panton is a big name in the interior field. The 20th century Danish designer is known for the creation of futuristic furniture and innovative lamps. Recognizable for his style is the use of plastics and bright colours. Today his iconic designs are issued by brands such as Vitra, Verpan, &Tradition and Louis Poulsen.

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Verner Panton (1926-1998) was an influential Danish designer, known for his avant-garde and groundbreaking designs in furniture, interiors, and lighting. He is often considered one of the most innovative designers of the 20th century and has had a lasting impact on the world of design.

Panton studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and began his career as an assistant to renowned Danish designer Arne Jacobsen. In the 1950s and 1960s, he developed his own design style characterized by organic shapes, vibrant colours, and innovative materials.

One of Verner Panton's most well-known lighting designs is the Panthella lamp issued by Louis Poulsen, designed in 1971. The Panthella lamp is an iconic design with a distinctive cone-shaped lampshade and a trumpet-shaped base. The lamp emits a soft and diffused light, which is characteristic of Panton's innovative approach to lighting.

Panton's designs were revolutionary and forward-thinking, and he was known for his experiments with new materials and production techniques. His work has influenced countless designers, and his designs are still appreciated for their originality and timeless aesthetics. Verner Panton has left a lasting legacy in the world of design, and his innovative lighting designs continue to be a source of inspiration for contemporary designers.