Panton Classic Dining Chair

First presented in 1967, the Panton Chair is regarded as a classic of modern furniture design.

£975.00

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Product Description

Verner Panton was one of the most influential figures in the development of design during the 1960s and 1970s. Along with his experimental approach to forms and colours, he was captivated by the potential of plastic, a novel material at the time. His aim was to create a comfortable chair made in one piece that could be used anywhere. After searching for a manufacturer for several years, Panton came into contact with Vitra in 1963. Together they developed the Panton Chair, which was first presented in 1967.

Serial production of the Panton Chair commenced in 1967. It was hailed as a sensation and received numerous prizes. One of the earliest models is now in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Today the Panton Chair is regarded as a classic of modern furniture design. The original version of the chair in rigid polyurethane foam with a glossy lacquer finish is marketed under the name Panton Chair Classic.

Materials & Finishes

Shell is rigid polyurethane foam. Surface is glossy lacquer finish.

Dimensions

W 50 x D 60 x H 83 cm
Seat height - 41.5 cm

Delivery Times

6-8 weeks

Additional Information

Not all Vitra Furniture is available to buy online. However, the full range can be ordered via our London-based showroom where we have an array of Vitra Furniture on display. Please contact our design team on 020 8421 1779 if you require further information or to discuss the Chaplins Price Promise.

Year of design

1959

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FURNITURE DELIVERY

Production time for this item is 6-8 weeks.

The delivery cost is shown in the table below or you can collect from our Hatch End showroom free of charge.

 Orders up to £1500Orders over £1500
Home Delivery Service - Within M25 £80 £60
Home Delivery Service - Zone 1 £100 £80
Home Delivery Service - Zone 2 POA POA


Chaplins Delivery Zones

Most furniture and large items are delivered by our two-man Furniture Delivery service.

Items held in stock are typically delivered in 8-10 working days, if the delivery address is within the M25. Outside the M25, delivery may take up to 21 working days.

For items with production times, our logistics team will contact you to arrange a suitable time for delivery once we have received the items into our warehouse.

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BUY & COLLECT

Place and pay for your order online and we’ll deliver it to our main showroom in Hatch End ready for your collection.

We’ll contact you when your order is available; for in stock items this is within 5 days of your order date, items not held in stock will be within 5 working days of arrival at our warehouse (see product page for indicative lead times).

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Services

INTERIOR DESIGN

Our design team offers planning and colour advice on free standing and fitted furniture to help demonstrate how our products can be best used in your living space.

DELIVERY & INSTALLATION

Our experienced delivery and installation team know how to handle furniture and realise the value and importance of each piece.

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Our price promise guarantees that you will get the best value for money without having to compromise on quality and service.

WORLDWIDE SHIPPING

We specialise in supplying high-end furniture and lighting to architects, interior designers and residential clients all over the world.

PRODUCT HIRE

We hold stock of the very best in modern furniture and lighting for use on photo shoots, TV commercials, films, music videos and events.

Please contact our showroom on 020 8421 1779 for further information on any of the services above.

About Verner Panton

Vener Panton studied at the faculty of Architecture at the Royal Art Academy in Copenhagen. He was made famous for conceiving a cardboard house and creating the Panton Chair for Vitra.

His work is considered incredibly fun, colourful and modern and is still influencing designers and architects today. Hugely Popular, Vener Panton gave to his designs particularities making his creations original and outstanding. He described his intentions as, "the main purpose of my work is to stimulate the people to use their own power of imagination."

His visionary concepts are the basis for the space-age style of the early 70s.

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About Vitra

Vitra is a Swiss designer on a global mission to transform offices and homes into powerful, creative sanctuaries. Home of the iconic Eames Lounge Chair, Vitra has a long history of collaborating with some of the world's most exciting designers, past and present. Guardians of good style and soul-stirring design, Vitra furniture ensures vibrant living spaces through a mix of old and new, high and low, classic and contemporary. Lifelong quality and gorgeous aesthetics have been their constants since the 1950s. Explore our wonderful collection of Vitra furniture including Vitra lighting and Vitra Office Chairs.

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About Verner Panton

Vener Panton studied at the faculty of Architecture at the Royal Art Academy in Copenhagen. He was made famous for conceiving a cardboard house and creating the Panton Chair for Vitra.

His work is considered incredibly fun, colourful and modern and is still influencing designers and architects today. Hugely Popular, Vener Panton gave to his designs particularities making his creations original and outstanding. He described his intentions as, "the main purpose of my work is to stimulate the people to use their own power of imagination."

His visionary concepts are the basis for the space-age style of the early 70s.

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About Vitra

Vitra is a Swiss designer on a global mission to transform offices and homes into powerful, creative sanctuaries. Home of the iconic Eames Lounge Chair, Vitra has a long history of collaborating with some of the world's most exciting designers, past and present. Guardians of good style and soul-stirring design, Vitra furniture ensures vibrant living spaces through a mix of old and new, high and low, classic and contemporary. Lifelong quality and gorgeous aesthetics have been their constants since the 1950s. Explore our wonderful collection of Vitra furniture including Vitra lighting and Vitra Office Chairs.

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