Amoebe Chair, 1970
Laminated structure, foam upholstery
W 62 cm, H 87 cm, D 86 cm
The Amoebe chair is part of a furniture series designed for the Visiona 2 exhibition. Amoebe is an appealing example of low lounge furniture embodies the bold and cheerful spirit of the early '70s. The name is an allusion to the organic, flowing forms of this emblematic design
At the Visiona, Panton presented multiple versions of the chair, each featuring a foam-cushioned shell. For a small edition produced in 1971, he modified the design and replaced the complicated plastic shell with a pragmatic, tubular steel construction concealed inside the chair body.