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Panton Onion Shaped Pendant Lamp

by Verner Panton, from VerPan aps

panton onion shaped pendant lamp

panton onion shaped pendant lamp

Design Verner Panton, 1977
Metal lamella strips, metal base
Made in Denmark by VerPan ApS.

The Onion lamp (in the seventies the lamp was known under the name YAMAGIWA) is in form reminiscent of the cross section of an onion and consists of a large number of metal strips. These hide the light source and at the same time act as reflectors. The Onion series is offered in a variety of size and finish options. Besides the pendant lamp the Onion is also available as a table version.

As one of the most influential and remarkable designers of the era, Verner Panton (1926-1998) has created objects, spaces and art. He was a master of the fluid, futuristic style of 1960s design which introduced the Pop aesthetic to furniture and interiors. His original, space age designs have won numerous awards and been exhibited in museums and private collections around the world. His ideologies and design concepts are apparent and have had great influence on 21st century design.

The Onion pendant lamp features vertical compressed metal lamella strips which produce an onion-shaped lamp. Includes matching ceiling canopy. The ceiling canopy for large pendants also includes 3 wires (118.1" each) for secure installation. The small white onion includes a white fabric cord and large white onion includes a transparent cord. Please call the hive showroom with any questions: 1-866-663-4483.

small onion: 17.7" dia. | 27.2" h | cord: 157.5" L | requires 1x60W E26 bulb
large onion: 25.7" dia. | 35.6" h | cord: 157.5" L | requires 1x60W max E26 bulb
CE & UL listed

$1,920.00 + free shipping in the continental U.S.
(usually ships in 20 business days)

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Verner Panton

Verner Panton (1926 – 1998) of Denmark created innovative, futuristic designs in vibrant colors with a variety of materials, especially plastic. Though his style was very "1960s," he regained popularity at the end of the 20th century. As of 2004, his most of his well-known furniture models are still in production. Already an experienced artist, Panton studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen, graduating in 1951. During the first two years of his career, 1950–1952, he worked at the architectural practice of Arne Jacobsen, another Danish architect and furniture designer. Panton started his own design and architectural office and became well known for his innovative architectural proposals, including a collapsible house (1955), the Cardboard House and the Plastic House (1960). In the mid-1950's, Panton converted a Volkswagen bus into a mobile studio and travelled across Europe. He returned to Denmark in 1958 full of unconventional ideas, one of which evolved into the iconic Heart Cone Chair. In 1960 Panton was the designer of the very first single-form injection-molded plastic chair. The Stacking chair or S chair, became his most famous design and was mass-produced.
One of the true rebels and pioneers in the world of lighting and furniture design, Verner Panton is an icon. True to his vision, his creative language shocked surroundings when he started designing and continues to leave people amazed today. Adding a touch of Panton instantly transforms a room. For many years Verpan has produced his famous lamps, carefully merging quality and originality.

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