Some time ago I was lucky to be offered a hugh collection of documents, drawings, photos, and test pieces from Verner Panton´s work. As an example of it you can here see test pieces of different qualities for Verner Panton´s wall-to-wall carpets made by Mira-X in 1976. In the first picture you see the upper […]
A new Panton book with about 350 pages from Strandberg publishing in Copenhagen just came out. Since Pantonworld was contributing with ca 40 pictures + info, I planned to go there to meet Marianne Panton and others for the release venue. Then I realised I couldn’t get my scheduale together to have time for everything. […]
Some better pictures of the super cool Deck Chair “T4”.
Some pictures from the blue office in progress.
Some new pics from the turquoise room in progress. Still some layers of paint to go but the colour is great to blue/turquoise objects.
I have now collected some pieces that could look cool in a future turquoise room. The Big Flowerpot lamp will be more over the couch table and there will also be a big blue/turquoise Tiscalong carpet under the Pantonova sofa. Just need to take everything away again and start painting the walls and ceiling…
9 orange enamel panels are now up in the orange room.
At last some time to take new pictures of the aubergine room with a real camera.
It is now soon time for setting up the “Salon Rouge” in the new house. I made a little model to get an idea of how it can look when finished. In addition it will also be one or two clusters of Flowerpot lamps (10 lamps in each cluster) hanging from the enamel ceiling. Some […]
Here comes 25 more prototype fabrics from Verner Panton´s home in Binningen, Basel. The design is printed on a semi-transparant fabric. These fabrics are testsprints in context of Verner´s expanded Mira-X collection that was released in 1980. The new collection had 86 colours instead of the original 50 colours he used from 1969/70.
Some pictures from the white room we just renovated.
Some new pictures of the prototype for the Chair C2 – also called “Banana Chair” from 1959. The chair still have the original violet Bolivia fabric in very good condition. Not many chair was made with this round steel plate. The X-shaped foot was the one that went into serial production.