Design by Verner Panton,1959.
Sometimes the simplest things are the most lasting and memorable, the Topan pendant being a prime example. It was the first mass produced lamp by Verner Panton, later to be followed by the FlowerPot. Topan's simplicity and coolness proves to be a lasting value. Topan was originally designed for the hotel and restaurant Astoria in Trondheim, Norway, in 1960. Here, Panton used his textile designs Geomety I to IV for floors, walls and ceilings in order to give the room a uniform image. The Topan pendants hung all over, dividing large rooms into smaller and more intimate spaces.
Aluminum shades with lacquered finish. Provides direct and ambient illumination. Choice of black, white, green, light blue, orange, red, turquoise, yellow or brushed aluminum. Cord color will coordinate with the shade color; brushed aluminum shade has a black cord. White canopies are included for all colors, except black and brushed aluminum which are shipped with black canopies.
Material(s): Aluminum With Lacquered Finish
Dimensions: 8.3"D X 7.5"H; 6 feet of clear cord
Lamp Type: INCANDESCENT
Bulbs: 1 X 40W max 120V E26 (medium base) incandescent lamp (not included)
Model(s): AT-207894 AT-207830 AT-207892
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:
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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The pendant was just as described and pictured on site.
By:Debra M. , Homeowner (jackson wy usa)
Colorful and Fun!
I like the fact that the cord matches the light fixture. These will be used in a fun and colorful setting for a happy yogurt store.
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