Thursday, 11 October 2012

verner panton chair for the children


I am sure most of you are familiar with the Verner Panton chair, which is one of those classic 20th-century design pieces. It's a Scandinavian design, what else. Verner Panton (1926-1998) was a Danish architect and designer, who worked for Arne Jacobsen
for a while, but founded his own studio in 1955.

Honestly, I have never been interested in decorating my home with a Verner Panton chair. However, I was browsing the Internet some time ago when I found the top-left photo of the children's room with the Panton Junior chairs in white and I was intrigued.

I don't know about you but my budget doesn't allow designer chairs in the children's rooms. I also don't think that children really care whether they are sitting in the real thing or not. I found a reproduction in red for my son to view because it's his favourite colour. He hasn't told me whether he wants one or not. Anyway, there I found the colourful photo to the right. I'm sure this is supposed to be a classroom and I love it!

Why wasn't my classroom so cool when I was in primary school?!!

photo credit:
1: Joshua McHugh for Elle Decor, January 2010 / 2: Casas com design on Flickr / 3: via Lakeland Furniture

11 comments:

  1. Left a prize on my blog for you.
    xoxo

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  2. nice post n thanks for comment in my blog
    have a nice day

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  3. I don't think I would have minded school so much as a child if my classroom were that cool :)

    Happy Thursday, Lisa! xoxo

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  4. I wish my classroom was that cool too. :)

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  5. I think there are not many classrooms like this in Europe!
    The chairs are great!

    ♥ Franka

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  6. If only my childhood classroom had been *this* colourful. Cripes, imagine my love for colour then!! ;)

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  7. Oh, I agree that kids would like anything as long as it's pretty and, ideallly, bright, but wouldn't care for what it says on the back (designer label or not)
    Those chairs are like candies - so much fun.
    x

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  8. yes, i am familiar with these "S" chairs. it is one of the few mid-century chairs that have never appealed to me personally but i do love seeing them used in interiors and can appreciate their design as well. but i think you are correct, for kids, i would definitely get a set!

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  9. My classroom was no where near as design oriented... although now you'd call it vintage! haha
    Love these junior chairs! :)

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  10. I love them. I'd kill to have a few in white. for grown ups. but that may have to wait a little...

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