A Long And Narrow Vintage Tan or Brown Colored Verner Panton Kreis Textile Fabric, Country of Origin: Denmark, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century — Master of form and color, Verner Panton’s artistic rendering of concentric shapes displayed on this vintage textile invite one to journey visually along three dimensional pathways. Displaying the standard shape of a circle but with various gradients of shaded circles within circles, Panton achieves depth. Staring at a circle of cream descending into brown or at a circle of brown ascending into cream, one can contemplate endless thoughts from meditation to flights of fantasy. This textile possesses color variations that lend well to neutral spaces, and inspires introspection.
Perhaps one of the longest / largest of our Panton fabrics, this textile, titled “Kreis” displays 30 dietetically sized circular motifs, the are equally spaced and alternate in their colors. This highly emphasized symmetry aspect is indicative of the some of the most iconic mid century modern designs. This repetition and alternating color symmetry bestows a wonderful sense of clam and tranquility with nothing to surprise or disturb. That exactness in the spacing, in the size of the designs and in the use of colors is what makes the Verner Panton works so iconic and desirable.
These days, people use the vintage Verner Panton textiles and fabrics as textile art pieces as well as decorative home decor elements. While some choose to display them as wall hanging tapestries, others use them as bed and table covers. In addition, some people will use the piece to cover older furniture to give them a new and exciting look while others create beautiful throw pillows.
But regardless of how one decides to incorporate this neutral colored Verner Panton “Kreis Spectrum” textile in their home and life, it is the type of piece that will instantly become a familial heirloom that future generations will love and grow up with.