Panton Tray Medium
Panton Tray medium goes back to a design by Verner Panton in 1988. Design interior specialist Tagwerc offers Panton Tray medium as a select retailer in two sizes. On special shower Panton Tray medium can be made in addition to stainless steel in exclusive silver.
The antifunctionalist movement in 1980s design is reflected in Panton Tray as well as in a number of other design classics: from Ron Arad’s’ Bad Tempered Chair’ to Philippe Starck’s ‘Juicy Salif’ lemon squeezer for the Italian cult label Alessi. “It does not matter what things look like, but what emotions they trigger,” Starck is quoted in an article in the Rheinische Post. For ‘Juicy Salif’, it was never about functionality, it was just about the spectacle.
In contrast to that, Panton Tray proves to be very practical and versatile in everyday use. Not only for foods such as fruits, vegetables, pastries, nuts and other nibbles, Panton Tray offers a refreshing alternative to traditional bowls made of glass, metal or plastic. Also for keys, all sorts of odds and everything out of a jacket pocket like change and cards, Panton Tray is the ideal collecting station.
To illustrate the design language he invented for Panto Tray, designer Verner Panton is said to have taken a sheet from producer Georg Jensen, crumpling it up and pulling it apart again. Voilà c’est Panton Tray!
As typical for Verner Panton, Panton Tray medium plays with the reflection of light and shadow and the reflection of other design elements in the room. Then as now Panton Tray medium is manufactured by Georg Jensen in both, stainless steel and silver. Thus, the residential object is suitable for both, indoor and outdoor use, and undoubtedly belongs to the genre ‘decorative art of the 20th century’. A must-have for every design-oriented household and available in original versions at design interior specialist TAGWERC.
- Polished stainless steel
- 32.00 cm
- 26.90 cm
- 5.60 cm
- Outdoor suitable
- The Panton Tray Bowl by Georg Jensen is suitable for food.
The Panton Tray bowl was designed by
Verner Panton is one of the most inspiring designers of the 20th century. With avant-garde designs using modern materials, the native Dane was far ahead of his time. The architect and designer created houses, furniture, lighting, textiles and everyday objects.