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Amoebe Chair

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Amoebe Chair
Description
As its name suggests, Verner Panton’s lounge chair is inspired by the fluid forms of shape-shifting microbes. Back, seat, and base are integrated into a continuous curve—a hallmark of Panton’s furniture design. Available in three boldly colored fabric covers, it offers a comfortable spot to curl up in front of a fireplace or in a family room. Made in Germany by Vitra, a manufacturer of iconic modern furnishings that’s widely represented in MoMA’s collection.

After exploring Europe in a VW bus-turned-mobile-office, Danish designer Verner Panton launched his independent (and stationary) architecture and design studio in 1955. The boldly geometric forms of his debut encouraged a proliferation of furnishing and lighting designs. Panton’s love of intense color and compelling patterns also defined his extensive line of textiles. He is perhaps best know for his gesamtkunstwerk interiors where furniture, lighting, textiles, and wall decorations were designed as a comprehensive whole. Examples include the Cologne Furniture Fair (1968 and 1970) and the Spiegel publishing headquarters in Hamburg (1969). Panton's collaboration with Vitra produced his best-known design, the Panton Chair, introduced in 1967. The chair was Vitra’s first independently developed design and is included in MoMA’s collection, along with three other examples of Panton’s work.
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  • Designer
    Verner Panton
  • Size
    32.25h x 33.75w x 24.5"d
  • Materials
    Foam
  • Year of Design
    1970
  • Origin
    Germany