Vitra Verner Panton: The Collected Works Book 9783931936242. Verner Panton monograph. Softover with Dust Jacket.
Scarce out of print title about a remarkable designer.
With his visionary, colorful home furnishings, Danish designer Verner Panton sought ways to fashin a stylistically uniform, imaginative interior.
His plastic Panton chair, a one-piece cantilevered design made in candy-apple colors, has been in production continuously since 1968, and its sinuous shape is recognizable to millions who have never heard the designer's name.
By the early sixties, he had already helped establish a color spectrum that dominated home design until the mid seventies.
This is one of the most comprehensive monographs on Verner Panton's work also includes his "Phantasy Landscape", a foam rubber room of womb-like organic shapes designed for the Visiona II exhibition at the 1970 Cologne furniture fair.
A must-have for lovers of mid century modern space age furniture and interior landscape. Dimension: 9 x 12 inches.
This well documented book covers Verner Panton, the most remarkable innovative talent of 20th Century Design and Architecture. His design is searched for by collectors all over the world and fetch high prices at major auction houses. Verner Panton was an artist in the true sense of the word. He did not have the creative obstructions that adults get accustomed too when they grow up. Instead he created his own wonderland through the eyes of a child. His design was consistently brilliant, he created sensual shaped furniture in vibrant colors and even added sound and smell to his interior projects so one could become completely one with his surroundings. He was first to create inflatable furniture, pioneered with the much acclaimed single molded plastic chair and refused to accept gravity by creating the Flying Chair. Panton envisioned a colorful future. His career was highlighted by the Visiona Landscapes he created for Bayer AG in 1968 and 1970 that have now achieved cult status. This book is a profusely illustrated with hundreds of full color pictures that document his fairy tale interiors. It includes a nice timeline with all his creations which make it a necessity for every collector. The Definitive Guide for anyone with a young heart and a wild imagination. We also suggest to visit the online vernerpanton.com archive.
Publisher: Vitra Design Museum
Author: Mathias Remmele
Publication Date: 2001
Illustrations: Over 500 full color illustrations
Size: 9 inch x 12 inch
Binding: Softcover with Dust Jacket