NEWS: Vernor Panton Online Archives

NEWS: Vernor Panton Online Archives

Sarah Coffey
Sep 9, 2008

September 5, 2008, marked the 10th anniversary of Verner Panton's death and the launch of a new online archive devoted to his life's work. Best known for his plastic S-shaped stacking chair, Panton was one of the most radical designers of the 1960s and 70s...

The new site offers a comprehensive peek into his avant-garde style which, even today, seems futuristic. The "official Verner Panton reference portal" has been in production for 2 years in cooperation with Panton's surviving family members and is sectioned into categories that cover his life, spaces, furniture, lighting, textiles, and objects. Our favorite category is the Spaces Archive, where you can get a sense of just how bright, bold, and revolutionary Panton's style was. For more information, click here.

Photos: Verner Panton's Private House at Binningen. Found via Architonic.

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