Verner Panton's incredibly psychedelic fantasy furniture (1970)


Can you dig it? I knew that you could.

Ugh, no need to revive that last gasp of blackface minstrelsy. At least Billy Crystal wasn't actually wearing blackface for it.

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At first I was all, like, “Yes!”, but then I remembered that was Roger Dean…

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In 1969 Panton designed the canteen of Der Spiegel.

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In 2012 DER SPIEGEL moved into a new building, and the cafeteria moved into the “Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg” as a permanent exhibition.
You can visit and even rent it as a location.

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There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie, and Dim…


I want to redo my basement like this.

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Woman: “The banana peels are good.”
Man: “And comfortable?”
Woman: “Yes, they’re comfortable too. They’re upholstered with textiles.”
Man: “Just look at them.”



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The late 1960s and early 1970s really developed some absolutely timeless designs.

Yes, I know. I’m one of them.

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