Verner Panton (13 February 1926 – 5 September 1998) is considered one of Denmark's most influential 20th-century furniture and interior designers.
During his career, he created innovative and futuristic designs in a variety of materials, especially plastics, and in vibrant and exotic colors.
His style was very "1960s" but regained popularity at the end of the 20th century. Panton's best-known furniture models are still in production today.
The Flowerpot lamp became synonymous with the Flower Power movement from the late 60s. Reflecting a break from convention to embrace a more open, modern mentality that promoted peace and harmony.
Such was the mindset of its designer, Verner Panton. One of the most forward-thinking talents of his time.