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Flow­er­Pot Pendant, VP2

c. 1971

by Verner Panton
for &Tradition

The Flow­er­pot VP2 pendant lamp, designed by Verner Panton, possesses a fluid form comple­mented by a glossy lacquered metal. It is a source of illu­mi­na­tion that is at once friendly and demand­ing of your attention.

Looking for a smaller pendant lamp option? Discover the Flow­er­pot VP1 lamp or VP7 Lamp


Verner Panton

Denmark (1926–1998)

Verner Panton started out as a painter before studying architecture at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. After an apprenticeship with architect/designer Arne Jacobsen, Panton pursued a path in furniture and interior design, where he became famous for his avant-garde designs. Such as chairs with no legs and a sofa placed vertically against the wall. In the ’60s and ’70s, his passion for designing entire environments led to immersive interiors featuring his hypnotic patterns and futuristic designs for furniture, lighting, wallpapers, posters, and rugs.

Panton’s pioneering use of materials, colors, and shapes earned him a reputation as a visionary. In recognition of his lifetime achievement, he was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Dannebrog Order in 1998 by the Queen of Denmark.

The Flower Pot Lamp became emblematic of the Flower Power peace movement during the ’60s. With its range of vivid colors, it is just as synonymous with modernity now as it was when launched in 1968.

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