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Samples, Decor I Series: Circle, Curve, Square, and Stripe, 1969

This is a Samples. It was designed by Verner Panton and manufactured by Mira-X International Furnishings, Inc.. It is dated 1969.

Verner Panton believed that color played a greater role than form in design, but in these dynamic patterns, he plays with both. In each design, the color appears in eight degrees of saturation, from 15% to 100%; the graduated depth of color contributes to a sensation of three-dimensional depth.

It is credited Museum purchase from the Members' Acquisitions Fund of Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum.

Its dimensions are

H x W (each): 119.5 × 122 cm (47 1/16 × 48 1/16 in.) approx.

It is inscribed

Mira- Spectrum- designed by Verner Panton for Miratex

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