Panton Chair

Verner Panton, 1999

  • The Panton Chair is a classic in the history of furniture design. Conceived by Verner Panton in 1960, the chair was developed for serial production in collaboration with Vitra (1967). It was the first chair to be manufactured completely out of plastic in one single piece. Since its introduction to the market, it has advanced through several production phases. Only since 1999 has it been possible to produce the chair in accordance with its original conception – out of durable, dyed-through plastic with a lustrous matte finish.

    The comfort of this chair results from the combination of a cantilever structure with an anthropomorphic shape and a slightly flexible material. It can be used individually or in groups and is suited for indoor and outdoor environments. The Panton Chair has received numerous international design awards and is represented in the collections of many prominent museums. Its expressive shape has made it an icon of the twentieth century.

    During summer, the classic chair is available in the colour 'summer green'. This vibrant green hue blends harmoniously with the varied shades of green found in gardens or on balconies – but also provides a fresh accent in interior spaces. Whether indoors or outdoors: the Panton Chair in 'summer green' brings a summertime feeling to every home and creates an appealing contrast when combined with Panton Chairs in other colours.

    The Panton Chair in 'summer green' is available while stocks last at selected retailers.

  • Seat shell

    01 basic dark

    04 white

    23 ice grey

    27 tangerine

    28 classic red

    32 chartreuse

    Seat shell - Special Colour 2015

    summer green

    Back, seat and base: dyed-through polypropylene. Matte finish. Suited for outdoor use.
    Note: special additives help to prevent colours from fading due to UV radiation. However, if the chair is exposed to sunlight for prolonged periods, the colour may change over time. We recommend limited exposure to sunlight.

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Verner Panton was an influential figure in the development of design during the 1960s and ’70s. After moving to Switzerland in the early 1960s, the Danish designer became known for his inventive, novel ideas for furnishings, lighting and textiles. The masterful use of colour was a hallmark of his work.
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