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Designed by Verner Panton in 1980 and today manufactured by Verpan, Pantop pendant is a fine example of Panton’s style in the late 20th century. Pantop features a flaring, bell-shaped lampshade that directs the light right underneath. The hemisphere-shaped canopy complements the geometric look of the luminaire. Pantop is both joyful and elegant design icon that catches the eye for instance above the dining table either individually or in clusters.

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Pantop pendant 30 cm, matt white

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Material
Metal
Colour
Matt white
Diameter
30 cm
Height
21,5 cm
Bulb base
E27
Light source
Max. 15 W LED (not included)
IP rating
20
Energy label
A++ - E
Cable length
250 cm
Cable colour
White
Cable material
Textile
Weight
1 kg
Canopy
Included

Verner Panton

Verner Panton (1926-1998) is considered one of Denmark’s most influential furniture and interior designers in the 20th century. Panton’s works are represented in numerous museums worldwide, and he was awarded several prestigious design awards. He was a unique designer with a special sense of colour, shape, light function and space.

Panton was trained as an architectural engineer in Odense and after that he studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen, graduating in 1951. During his career, he created innovative and futuristic designs in a variety of materials, especially plastics, often using very vibrant colours. Panton also introduced a series of modern lamps with personalities unlike any of his Scandinavian contemporaries. The Panthella lamp, created in 1971, is one of the most famous luminaires by Panton.

Panton was also famous for his inspirational and colourful personality. “The main purpose of my work is to provoke people into using their imagination. Most people spend their lives living in dreary, grey-beige conformity, mortally afraid of using colours. By experimenting with lighting, colours, textiles and furniture and utilizing the latest technologies, I try to show new ways, to encourage people to use their imagination and make their surroundings more exciting,” Panton commented on his designs.

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