Flowerpot VP1 Pendant Light, Matte Light Grey -Open Box
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Design by Verner Panton,1968.
In 1968 the student revolts in Paris, Rome and the United States were overthrowing stiff, old values and initiating the Flower-Power generation of peace, love and harmony. In the world of design, a colorful, playful pendant hung in restaurants and exhibitions, and very soon in homes. The FlowerPot with its two semi-circular spheres facing each other has long proved its lasting design quality and is just as much a synonym of our time, too.
The diameter of the upper sphere is twice as large as the lower one, creating a perfectly balanced form. FlowerPot provides indirect ambient illumination.
Winner of Gute Form Bundespreis in 1972.
Notes: Ships with white canopy.
Material(s): Steel With Lacquered Finish
Dimensions: 9"D X 6.3"H
Lamp Type: INCANDESCENT
Bulbs: 1 X 60W max 120V E26 (medium base) incandescent lamp (not included) OR 1 X 23W max 120V E26 (medium base) compact fluorescent lamp (not included)
Model(s): &TR-20703001 &TR-20704201 &TR-2073201 &TR-20709401
Verner Panton was an inspirational and colorful personality. A unique person with a special sense of colours, shapes, light function and room.
Over the course of his career, Verner Panton (1926-1998) introduced a series of modern lamps with personalities unlike any of his Scandinavian contemporaries.
With a remarkable faith in the unlimited possibilities of the form, Verner Panton worked successfully to create a new set of theories about how lighting should work and how it should influence its surroundings.
Verner Panton in his own words:
"The main purpose of my work is to provoke people into using their imagination. Most people spend their lives living in dreary, grey-beige conformity, mortally afraid of usning colors. By experimenting with lighting, colors, textiles and furniture and utilizing the latest technologies, I try to show new ways, to encourage people to use their fantasy imagination and make their surroundings more exciting".
Craft meets art. Function meets form. The material is respected and the potential is revealed. This is Nordic tradition and this is the heritage that is cherished and kept. &Tradition aims to bridge the values of solid handcraft to contemporary design. &Tradition's collection covers iconic designs and undiscovered gems from the masters of yesterday, and also features new works from leading designers of today and the talent of tomorrow.
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