Pantonova — An iconic and modular wire seating system
A landscape of lounge furniture by Verner Panton.
The Pantonova System was designed by Verner Panton in 1971 and consist of three different seating modules: Linear, Concave and Convex. The sculptural chairs can be used alone as an elegant touch or combined in various organic shapes like a circle, a wave or an S.
All modules come in steel which is processed and either chromed or powder coated in the colour Black Red. The Pantonova System is also available in an Outdoor version in electronic polished stainless steel. Cushions in leather, velvet or textile from Kvadrat are available for the series. Pantonova is EU Ecolabel certified.
Designer: Verner Panton
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About the series
Pantonova is made of 5 mm wire and is available in Chrome, powder coated Black Red or Stainless steel for outdoor use. The chair is available in 3 versions: Linear, Concave and Convex, which can be assembled in different formations using connectors and assembly clips. The chairs are fited with plastic feet.
Cushions can be purchased in the fabrics Harald and Hallingdal 65 from Kvadrat, and ULTRA leather from Sørensen Leather. The cushions are 3.5 cm thick and are available in 8 colours.
A landscape of seating
In 1971, Verner Panton designed the modular wire Pantonova seating system for the now-legendary Danish restaurant, Varna: the epitome of the 70s vibe, with its lavish, experimental shapes and vibrant colours. The Pantonova sofa gained further notoriety as the seat of choice of evil shipping tycoon Karl Stromberg in the 1977 James Bond movie, The Spy Who Loved Me.
Verner Panton was an avid creator and innovator of modular, iconic furniture that merged with its spatial context, transcending the category of furniture. As such, Pantonova and Montana are a perfect fit.
A modular outdoor seating system
The modules can be used alone as sculptural, iconic chairs – or freely combined and arranged into various organically shaped seating formations. Hence, the Pantonova design maintains iconic status, offering endless applications in contemporary contexts, from lobbies, receptions, lounge areas and retail spaces – to the private living rooms of design aficionados.
The Pantonova system is also ideal as lounge furniture to create an outdoor space where the wire construction allows it to blend into the surroundings while still making its own strong design statement.
Verner Panton – created new shapes and challenged the entire colour universe
Verner Panton is considered one of Denmark's most influential 20th-century furniture and interior designers, not to mention one of the most avant-gardes. During his career, he created innovative and futuristic designs in a variety of materials and in vibrant, exotic colours.
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