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Design Replica

Author: Chantal Serrate

Vp Globe Replica, Original from VerPan. Design by Verner Panton.

 

 

The dubious business with copied design classics

“Welcome to our addictive website”, says the online store of Interior Addict Limited, based in London. Also in the web shop of Allstars Furniture GmbH in South Tyrol reproductions of famous design classic are advertised progressively: “Design furniture at unbeatable prices!”

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Panto Glide

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

Panto-Glide the first felt pad for the Panton Chair.

Panto-Glide felt pads are specially designed for plastic cantilever chairs as the Panton Chair. Panto-Glide consists of two parts. Coated with a self-adhesive film it can be mounted directly without additional tools under the runner to the Panton Chair base.

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Lsd for Lunch

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

Spiegel canteen in Hamburg, LSD for Lunch.

Canteens in the test media: Everything so beautifully colorful here – Harald Fidler intervened in any case, the visually legendary Spiegel canteen.

It was not the first time, but now it’s urgent to write about it: even stand the two great pie corners, the spy of the Ericusspitze, albeit after first appearances with quite dinky windows.

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Pantonworld

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

Pantonworld in Sweden from the Panton Collector Niklas Maupoix. Home of a Panton collector. Onion Pattern.

 

Niklas Maupoix is a real fan of Verner Panton’s ideas in interior design. The Swede from Gothenburg furnished his whole home in Verner Panton style. We were able to look behind his curtains straight into his Panton world.

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85th birthday of Verner Panton

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

85th birthday of Verner Panton.

Happy Birthday Verner Panton! On 13 February 2011 the designer and architect would have been turned 85. We want to celebrate this event with all lovers of fancy interior design.

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Wallpaper Blog

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

20 Years German Reunification, 20 Years DDR Design, 20 Years East West Design, verner Panton

Taste does not know bounderies

 

The German reunification will mark this day for the 20th time. Opportunity for us to deal even with the recent furniture and interior design trends from the East and West. While long-barreled believes that the East in terms of design always drew the short straw, the documents appear in the seventies on both sides surprisingly congruent.

Plastic or plaste, such as the East called it, experienced a boom, finding their way in each room on both sides of the Iron Curtain. Real cult furniture the designers created at that time, which are also sold like hot cakes today. In West-Germany for example the design of the panton chair by Danish designer Verner Panton was a milestone in the furnishing history. And in the socialist living rooms, a plastic furniture was iconic as well. The originally intended for use in the garden created Garden Egg chair by Peter Chyczy advance to the position of a favorite object.

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imm cologne · 40 Years Visiona 2

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

40 Years Imm Cologne. 40 Years Visiona 2.

 

 

 

In the context of the Cologne furniture fair in 1970 Bayer in cooperation with the Danish designer Verner Panton presented Visiona 2, an almost breathtaking interior staging wallowing in colors and forms. On the occasion of the exhibition’s 40th anniversary we took another look at this much discussed concept.

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Zaha Hadid Studio London

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

 

Zaha HADID Architects

 

We noticed that ZAHA HADID uses coloured Panton Chairs as office chairs at their workplaces in London. Asked for the intension the architekt answered:

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Architektur & Wohnen – edition 09/06

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

A&W, Architektur und Wohnen is a Design - Magazine for Interior Design.

 

 

 

The current issue of the ARCHITEKTUR & WOHNEN, short A&W, felt into my hands. While paging through I think: Wow, how present Verner Panton with his draughts is – directly or indirectly – till today.

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Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2002

Author: Bianca KILLMANN

Moët & Chandon celebrates the Grand Vintage 2002 with the Verner Panton Bar Boy

 

a Distinguished Vintage

Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2002, released in the full bloom of maturity, is the house’s first Grand Vintage since the 1930s to be aged for seven years. Moët & Chandon’s tradition has been a five-year ageing period and the legal minimum is three. To celebrate the launch of this distinguished vintage Moët & Chandon has created this limited-edition of Verner Panton’s renowned Barboy. This luxury mobile bar is equipped with a bottle of Grand Vintage 2002 as well as two exceptional older wines from the Grand Vintage Collection, Grand Vintage Collection 1992 and Grand Vintage Collection 1982.

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