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An exceptional book about an exceptional designer!7 July 2001
Miki and Sven
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This well documented book covers Verner Panton, the most remarkable innovative talent of 20th Century Design and Architecture. His design is searched for by collectors all over the world and fetch high prices at major auction houses. Verner Panton was an artist in the true sense of the word. He did not have the creative obstructions that adults get accustomed too when they grow up. Instead he created his own wonderland through the eyes of a child. His design was consistently brilliant, he created sensual shaped furniture in vibrant colors and even added sound and smell to his interior projects so one could become completely one with his surroundings. He was first to create inflatable furniture, pioneered with the much acclaimed single molded plastic chair and refused to accept gravity by creating the Flying Chair. Panton envisioned a colorful future. His career was highlighted by the Visiona Landscapes he created for Bayer AG in 1968 and 1970 that have now achieved cult status. This book is a profusely illustrated with hundreds of full color pictures that document his fairy tale interiors. It includes a nice timeline with all his creations which make it a necessity for every collector. The Definitive Guide for anyone with a young heart and a wild imagination. We also suggest to visit the online vernerpanton.com archive.