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Introduction
Verner Panton (13 February 1926 – 5 September 1998) 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 best-known furniture models are still in production (at Vitra, among others).
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Q510955
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Introduction
Panton is best known for his 1960's plastic stacking chair known as the Panton chair. Other contributions include Op Art-inspired textiles and lighting. Danish architect, Copenhagen.
Nationalities
Danish, Scandinavian, Swiss
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Architect, Designer, Furniture Designer, Founder
Name
Verner Panton
Ulan
500115239
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