Originally designed for the Astoria Hotel and Restaurant in Trondheim, Norway, the Topan became an integral design element in Panton’s approach to visually immersive environments, saturated with vivid colours, patterns and provocative furnishings. It was also the predecessor to the FlowerPot lamps that followed, which together with Topan are design siblings.
“Panton was a pioneer in designing simple yet striking shapes that are iconic and timeless in their appeal,” notes &tradition Brand Manager Martin Kornbek Hansen. “The Topan was Panton’s first mass-produced lamp and one that embodies his unique talent for capturing an idea so succinctly. Seen in this striking expression of such a simple geometric equation.”