VITRA spring special limited edition panton chair at imm cologne 2017

VITRA spring special limited edition panton chair at imm cologne 2017


imm cologne : available in spring 2017, VITRA has announced the launch of a special limited edition ‘panton’ chair in ‘sunlight’ color at imm cologne 2017. following verner panton’s idea that ‘you sit more comfortably on colors you like’, the german furniture brand are continuing to expand the chair’s color range at occasional intervals. this time, ‘sunlight’ – a bright, clear shade of yellow – adds an element of summer to whichever room or outdoor space it is situated in.

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in its ‘sunlight’ color, the chair adds a touch of summer to its surroundings
all images courtesy of VITRA



expanding its palette with a fresh, lively and bright hue, the ‘panton’ chair is a true design icon of the twentieth century. first developed by verner panton and VITRA fifty years ago, it finally reached production in 1967, followed by a new polypropylene version starting in 1999. it is renowned as being the first all-plastic chair to be manufactured in one piece, and was subsequently mass-produced afterwards. with its cantilever design, biomorphic shape and progressive manufacturing technique, the piece of furniture has been a continuously celebrated product, and VITRA’s latest color option has given new life to the chair once more.

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the ‘panton’ chair is a design icon of twentieth century



at the imm cologne 2017, VITRA also presented their current home collection, featuring classic designs from charles and ray eames, as well as contemporary pieces by ronan and erwan bouroullec. furthermore, the ‘all plastic’ chair by british designer jasper morrison was also on display. the chair was first shown at the salone del mobile.milano 2016, and then was on hand at VITRA’s ‘work’ project during the orgatec 2016.

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the furniture is renowned as being the first all-plastic chair to be manufactured in one piece


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it features a cantilevered and biomorphic design


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the chair, available in spring 2017, was on display at this year’s imm cologne


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at the furniture fair, VITRA were also presenting their home collection


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jasper morrison’s all plastic chair was also on display


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VITRA’s stand featured designs from charles and ray eames, and ronan and erwan bouroullec


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