1959, reedition 2008
Verner Panton’s career as a designer first peaked at the end of the 1950s. With a series of furniture featuring basic geometrical shapes he pre-empted Pop Art ideas and yet with the base frames clearly adopted the elegance of Scandinavian Modernism. The best-known models from the series are the Cone Chairs and Heart Cone Chairs, originally designed for a restaurant. With the C1 armchair created around the same time, Verner Panton for the first time chose a section of a sphere. On swivel bearings and slightly tilted, the upholstered seat shell is astonishingly comfortable – both for relaxed sitting leaning back and for upright sitting. The C1 can be integrated into private apartments, hotels or reception areas, cuts a fine figure in larger groups.
Laminated body, brushed stainless steel base and central tube, polyurethane foam upholstery.
735 × 660 × 580 mm
Product group: Seating Office chairs Lounge area / Waiting room Chairs Waiting area chairs Visitors chairs / Side chairs open base with armrests with seat and backrest upholstered with base in stainless steel with swivel base with 4-star base …with armrests …with seat and backrest upholstered …with base in stainless steel …with swivel base …with four-star base on gliders
Designer: Verner Panton
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