|Panton, Verner ||Panton modern furniture by Verner Panton|
|Paolo Rizzatto ||Paolo Rizzatto furniture by Paolo Rizzatto|
|Paulin, Pierre ||Paulin modern furniture by Pierre Paulin|
|Peter Maly ||Peter Maly furniture by Peter Maly|
|Pierre Paulin ||Pierre Paulin furniture by Pierre Paulin|
|Piet Stockmans ||Piet Stockmans furniture by Piet Stockmans|
|Poul Kjaerholm ||Poul Kjaerholm furniture by Poul Kjaerholm|
|Poulton, Neil ||Poulton modern furniture by Neil Poulton||
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P for Verner Panton Verner Panton is considered one of Denmark's most influential 20th-century furniture and interior designers. During his career, he created innovative and futuristic designs in a variety of materials, especially plastics, and in vibrant colors. His style was very "1960s" but regained popularity at the end of the 20th century; as of 2004, Panton's most well-known furniture models are still in production (at Vitra, among others).
Panton was trained as an architectural engineer in Odense; next, he studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Art (Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi) in Copenhagen, graduating in 1951. During the first two years of his career, 1950-1952, he worked at the architectural practice of Arne Jacobsen, another Danish architect and furniture designer. Panton turned out to be an "enfant terrible" and he started his own design and architectural office. He became well known for his innovative architectural proposals, including a collapsible house (1955), the Cardboard House and the Plastic House (1960). Near the end of the 1950s, his chair designs became more and more unconventional, with no legs or discernible back. In 1960 Panton was the designer of the very first single-form injection-moulded plastic chair. the Stacking chair or S chair, which would become his most famous and mass-produced design.
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