Verpan from David Village Lighting
Verner Panton is one of Denmark’s most influential designers. For many years Verpan has produced his famous lamps, carefully merging quality and originality in order to create a lamp that lights up the room even when it’s turned off. Being one of the true rebels and pioneers in the world of lighting and furniture design, Panton has become an icon. Devoted and so true to his visions and ideas that his creative language shocked his surroundings when he started designing and continues to leave people amazed today. Even today Verner Panton’s design is outstanding and edgy.
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Verpan- Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of Verner Panton’s Birth
To mark the 90th anniversary of Verner Panton’s birth, Danish furniture and lamp manufacturers, Verpan, are launching new brass versions of two of their iconic designs; Fun and VP Globe lamp.
Verner Panton studied at the RoyalDanishAcademy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen before setting up his own design studio in 1955. He was a unique person with a special feel for colours, shapes and light function. Throughout his career he introduced a series of modern lamps with personalities unlike any other Scandinavian designer.
Verpan Fun Pendant
Many people regard the Fun pendant as one of Verner Panton’s greatest masterpieces. Designed in 1964 the pendant lamp has held a wealth of stories and now another one begins as Verpan have released a Brass edition of the Fun 10DM pendant.
Panton worked on designing a pendant lamp for many years, one which would bring out the best in an interior. Panton firstly considered making it out of plastic which was the ‘in’ material at the time however it did not give him the look he was after. On a holiday in Malaysia, Panton discovered a new material; delicate seashells which had the perfect, pearly texture. At the same time as his excitement of finding the perfect material for his pendant he also realised that he could do a good dead. The united Nations were looking for ways to generate new jobs in developing countries and Panton could help as both then and now the delicately processed seashells are cut to size and prepared for hanging by hand. The idea behind the Verpan Fun lamp was to bring a diffused light which would optimise a coloured interior. The shade is made with a delicate chrome frame with four layers of tightly fitted seashells disc’s, forming a sculpture in any room.
In collaboration with the designer’s widow, Marianne Panton, Verpan present Fun with a brass-finish frame. The Brass framed Fun lamp is and alternative to the existing design, adding a warmer glow and a more suitable light for Scandinavian interiors.
To View the Verpan Fun Brass Click Here!
Verpan VP Globe
Another of Verner Panton’s most iconic designs is the VP Globe. The VP Globe’s beauty lies within is contrasts in materials, colours and shapes. Along with the Fun pendant, to mark the 90th anniversary of Panton’s birth Verpan are releasing a brass version.
After discussions with the designer’s widower, Verpan decided upon a brass finish as an alternative, as the golden tones would interact decoratively with the pendant’s red and blue spotlights.
The VP Globe consists of five reflectors spray painted in red and blue, suspended on delicate brass finished chains. The pendant looks like a functional lighting item which when switched on, brings to mind a hovering UFO and when off, resembles an oversized soap bubble. Panton’s vision was to design a lamp which would catch the eye and unite a room whether hung alone or in a cluster making the pendant an ideal choice to be placed over a dinning room table or a hallway.
Panton designed the VP Globe in 1970 for the German furniture fair, Visiona. Despite the positive feedback it took seven year before it went into production.
The ‘Globe’ could sum up Panton’s life as even as a young man, he was a globetrotter. Travelling through Europe, Panton went on a quest for inspiration from designs around the world, meeting various furniture and lamp manufactures. The more he travelled the more projects came his way becoming a highly respected name on the international design scene.
In 1961, Panton settled in Basel, where he set up his own design studio, this was to be Panton’s workplace until his death in 1998.
To View the Verpan VP Globe Brass Click Here!
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Verpan FUN 50th Anniversary
The Verpan FUN was launched 50 years ago at the 1964 Cologne Furniture Fair. The FUN collection, designed by Verner Panton, was like nothing which had been seen before. 50 years later the FUN has become one of Panton’s most iconic and bestselling designs.
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New Year New Trends!
The February issue of Elle Decoration looks at the trends for spring/summer 2017. Editor-in-chief Michelle Ogundehin lifts the lid on what to expect from this years interiors with the idea of the new modern. The idea is reflective of the mood regarding the sate of the nation making our homes a safe place and a personal sanctuary. In conclusion the new modern is a joyful celebration of the home. Instead of playing it safe this is the time to be bold and brave and to show off your individuality.
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|Tags:||Artemide, David Village Lighting, Elle Decoration, Gubi, Interior Design, Lighting, Louis Poulsen, Muuto, New Year, Oluce, &Traition, Trends, Verpan|
|Tags:||Anglepoise, Artemide, Bocci, David Village Lighting, Elle Decoration, Fabbian, Flos, Fontana Arte, Foscarini, Interior Design, Lighting, Light Years, Louis Poulsen, Oluce, Original BTC, Prandina, Terzani, Verpan, Vibia, Wastberg|
This months Elle Decoration looks at the ‘Mood of the Moment’. With calming tones and natural materials the lighting featured will inspire you to create a sleek and stylish interior using neutral shades and crisp autumn metallic finishes. The magazine is accompanied with an essential bathroom guide, because every room deserves to be on trend.
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ELLE Decoration September is full of ideas and inspiration to get your home ready for the new season. They feature some of world’s most beautiful homes and glorious garden all bursting with decorating tips, tricks and advice. The lights featured are a range of beautifully classic designs such as the beloved Flos Arco and the Margaret Howell Anglepoise range.
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|Tags:||Anglepoise, AXO, David Village Lighting, Desgin, Elle Decoration, Flos, Gubi, Interior, Lampe Gras, Muuto, September, Verpan, Vibia|
Photo Diary: Stockholm Furniture Fair
We recently visited the annual and influential Stockholm furniture Fair, on 9th – 13th February. This gave us the opportunity to see new products by brands we work with, meet the people behind them and their creative process!
Here we feature popular existing collections and new additions – never before on display! Stay tuned for more information on the release date of these inspiring new products.
|Tags:||Foscarini, Light Years, Louis Poulsen, Muuto, Secto Design, Stockholm Furniture Fair, &Tradition, Verpan, Zero|