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Icon: The Astoria Hotel & Restaurant by Verner Panton

The design of the Hotel and Restaurant Astoria in Trondheim included the entry area with the cloakroom, the day restaurant with the wintergarten, an evening restaurant with dance floor as well as a self-service restaurant. Verner Panton used the textile design Geometry I to IV for floors, walls and ceilings in order to give the room a uniform image. The chairs are various versions of the Panton Cone Chair and the Heart Cone Chair. The chairs grouped around the tables and the Topan lights work together to divide the large room into individual seating areas with an intimate note.

The Astoria Hotel & Restaurant, Trondheim, Norway, by Verner Panton, 1960
via: Fine Ting og Sjokolade


Friday, January 7th, 2011


Nastrino by Kai Byok for K.B. FORM
Speyside by Jonas Lindvall for de nord

 

2 Responses to
“Icon: The Astoria Hotel & Restaurant by Verner Panton”

  1. chairsmith Says:

    Simply love these images, so stunning!

  2. Martin Andersen Says:

    Although designed by Verner Panton, the swimming pool is from the Spiegel Publishing house in Hamburg (1969), not the Astoria Hotel:
    http://www.verner-panton.com/spaces/archive/79/

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