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Heart Cone Chair

Verner Panton, 1959

  • The design career of Verner Panton reached its first peak toward the end of the 1950s. With a furniture series based on simple geometric shapes, Panton anticipated elements of Pop Art, while also emulating the elegance of Scandinavian Modernism in the execution of the bases.

    The most famous designs from this series are the Cone Chair and the Heart Cone Chair. The Heart Cone Chair takes its name from its heart-shaped silhouette. The extended wings of the backrest are reminiscent of Mickey Mouse ears, but can also be interpreted as a contemporary development of the classic wingback chair.

  • Tonus


    45 golden yellow


    41 rust


    03 red


    21 green


    46 matt blue


    43 truffle


    42 chocolate


    01 black

    Base


    stainless steel brushed

    Body: GRP (glass-fibre reinforced plastic laminate).
    Upholstery: polyurethane foam.
    Base: stainless steel cruciform base, satin finish.
    Glides: plastic.

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Verner Panton was a highly influential figure in design development in the 1960s and 1970s. Having moved to Switzerland at the beginning of the 1960s, this Dane made a name for himself as an innovative, experimental designer of furniture, lamps and fabrics. Characteristic of his work was the virtuosity with which he used colour.
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