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VP's 1st Chair

Year: 1955
Serial production model
Seat and backrest form a single unit, with separate base frame made of bent steel tubing. Vertical bridges connect the seat/backrest with the base frame.

Material: steel tubing, chrome-plated
Covering: Peddigrohr or plastic stringing
Manufacturer: Fritz Hansen, DK; since 2003 DJOB Montanagroup, DK
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VP's 1st Chair in the Komigen guest-house
The design of the Kom-igen inn was one of Panton’s first major commissions. The tenant of this popular restaurant in the heart of the Langeso-Park was Panton’s father. Here he had the chance to design the interior as well as a one-floor extension with a roof terrace. Panton used five different shades of red for the interior to give it warmth. The interior design included dark colours while the table linens and the staff clothing were kept in lighter shades of red...
VP's 1st Chair in production
Verner Panton's First chair was designed for a restaurant in Tivoli, Copenhagen in 1955. The chair, called VP's 1st Chair, was used indoors as well as outdoors.
VP's 1st Chair in biography
Furniture in Archive