Verner Panton's Flowerpot VP2 Pendant Lamp possesses all the charm, grace and style of the original design, but with a shade diameter double that of the original. This version offers more significant light coverage and works as a dramatic accent piece for a kitchen or lounge. The two opposing semi-circular spheres are both as gorgeous and unique as the original design, but the increased size means the lamp could also serve as a task lamp or unusual home office lighting solution. The larger construction of this Flowerpot VP2 Pendant Lamp fully reveals the level of craftsmanship involved in this unforgettable designer lamp.
Verner Panton was a designer who was very much a product of his time; heavily influenced by the counterculture movement of the 1960s and the desire to innovate in a playful and subversive way. The name of the Verner Panton Flowerpot VP2 Pendant Lamp is inspired by the 'Flower Power' wordplay and reflects the psychedelic art scene which was sweeping the world in the late 60s. What was seen as radical at the time is now firmly established as a mid-century design classic. Panton loved his Flower Pot design and experimented with it repeatedly throughout his career. Verner Panton's lighting designs also include the Flowerpot VP4 Table Lamp, Topan VP6 Pendant Lamp and the Onion Lamp.
Verner Panton was the first architect to work with form and design using plastic as his main material. When he created the Panton chair, the world’s first single-form, injection-moulded chair, it was considered a revolutionary technique back in the 1960s. Throughout his life Panton created innovative designs that combined materials in unconventional ways and was greatly influenced by the impact of colour on his work . Verner Panton represents design without borders. Verner Panton’s vision: to create design using unconventional techniques.
"Choosing colours should not be a gamble. It should be a conscious decision. Colours have a meaning and a function."
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