Verner Panton’s collaboration with the company Plus-linje played a decisive role in his international career. He worked with the Danish company to develop an extensive furniture collection, marked on one hand by a sensation-provoking formal extravagance, and on the other by the use of novel materials. The C1 is now available as a re-edition from Vitra.
C1 Armchair, by Verner Panton, for Vitra.
A Bathroom cabinet in aluminium, with mirrored sliding doors. The opening mechanism works by rotating 90º on a central hinge, vertically positioned to allow free access to all the lateral spaces.
+/- by Studio Dror, for Boffi
Tropicalia’s collection is composed of a chaise longue, armchair, chair with armrests, chair, outdoor bed and a swinging nest. The geometric frame of faceted steel tubing is covered with a skilful composition of plaiting, alternating solids and voids according to a precise pattern and displaying a meticulous eye for detail.
Tropicalia collection, by Patricia Urquiola, for Moroso
Neutraface, by Christian Schwartz and House Industries, for Custom House Numbers
Elegant, austere and minimalist: Neutra is a suspension lamp made of two shell-like elements that encase the structure. It is a generously sized circular lamp ideal for contract furnishing or decidedly large rooms, with a diameter of 90cm its something to fill that empty space.
Neutra, by Ferruccio Lavian, for Kartell
Presented at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2008, Milan, these two-handled fittings could be applied in the bath or kitchen.
Wings, by Mario Tessarollo, for Boffi