Verner Panton Danish 1´st. Edition Blue Flowerpot Pendant Light - Louis Poulsen by Verner Panton

by Verner Panton for Louis Poulsen
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£388.83
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Specifications

Brand Louis Poulsen
Style Scandinavian Modern
Room Living Room
Period 1970 to 1979
Item type Antiques & Vintage
Size Unique
All materials Mixed Technic
Dimensions H 16 cm x DIa 21.5 cm
Product Code ‌0137-0017D

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Description

Verner Panton 1´st. edition blue flowerpot pendant light designed for Louis Poulsen in 1969. The pendant is the pendant is the 1´st. edition in enamel and feature a blue enamel lampshade consisting of two semi-circular spheres facing each other. The later models are made in painted metal. The pendant in good condition with only few and small signs of age and use. Verner Panton 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. His style was very "1960s" but regained popularity at the end of the 20th century, as of 2004, Panton's most well-known furniture models are still in production (at Vitra, among others). 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, 1950-1952, he worked at the architectural practice of Arne Jacobsen, another Danish architect and furniture designer. Panton turned out to be an "enfant terrible" and he started his own design and architectural office. He became well known for his innovative architectural proposals, including a collapsible house (1955), the Cardboard House and the Plastic House (1960). Near the end of the 1950s, his chair designs became much more unconventional, with no legs or discernible back. In 1960 Panton was the designer of the very first single-form injection-moulded plastic chair. The stacking chair or S-chair, became his most famous and mass-produced design resulting organic shapes inspired by the human body requirements, the tongue.

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