Panton Chair, 1960
Fibreglass reinforced polypropylene, dyed through, satin surface
W 50 cm, H 83 cm, D 61 cm
Panton created the first single unit cantilevered chair made of moulded plastic in 1967. Ever since, it has been through 4 different production periods and materials.
The Panton Chair has won various design prizes world-wide and graces the collections of numerous renowned museums. Its expressive shape makes it a true 20th-century design icon.
The chair offers great seating comfort thanks to the cantilever base, together with its shape designed to do justice to the human body and flexible materials. It can be used on its own or in groups, in rooms and even outdoors.
The Panton Chair is a furniture design classic. Verner Panton created it back in 1960, and with the assistance of Vitra developed a version ready for series production (1967). It was the very first fully plastic chair made from a single section.