Heart Cone Chair
Designed by Verner Panton
The design career of Verner Panton reached its first peak toward the end of the 1950s. With a furniture series based on simple geometric shapes, Panton anticipated elements of Pop Art, while also emulating the elegance of Scandinavian Modernism in the execution of the bases.
The most famous designs from this series are the Cone Chair and the Heart Cone Chair. The Heart Cone Chair takes its name from its heart-shaped silhouette. The extended wings of the backrest are reminiscent of Mickey Mouse ears, but can also be interpreted as a contemporary development of the classic wingback chair.
Body: GRP (glass fibre reinforced plastic laminate).
Upholstery: polyurethane foam.
Seat height: 395 mm (applied load 380 mm, measured in accordance with EN 1335-1:2000).
Base: stainless steel cruciform base, satin finish.
Note that every original design from Vitra comes with an authentic label at the bottom of the piece.
W103 x D62.5 x H89 cm