Verner Panton was born in Gamtofte, Denmark, in 1926. He studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and graduated in 1951. He starts soon working in the studio of Arne Jacobsen in 1955, and then started a personal study design. His line is unique, innovative and revolutionary, linked to the inspirations of organic and geometric. The color is king in his designs of furniture and lighting. Reached the pinnacle of success in 1967, with the Panton Chair, the first product developed independently by Vitra. Collaborates with Fritz Hansen, Thonet, Verpan and & Tradition, proving himself a true champion. His works are now present in the most important museums of international design. He died in Basel on September 5, 1998.