Multi-purpose furniture were a big issue in the late 1960s. Almost in the begining of this decade, designer Verner Panton was concentrated on developing the mobility of furniture. In addition to a series of movable furniture such as the Barboy or the Modular Furniture System, Verner Panton designed the Partyset in 1965. As so often with Verner Panton the name of the Barboy gives information on the application: a rolling container that can be used as a mobile bar cart, but also to accommodate all sorts of utensils in the bathroom and bedroom.
The rollable table is made of bent and painted plywood. The three drawers of different heights are superimposed flexible and are swung open to the sides. A laminated wood panel is the final. It serves as a tray or shelf space. The Barboy orange rests on four sturdy stainless steel castors. As a conclusion to top acts a signed stainless steel knob.
Particularly in design classics such as the Barboy orange, the risk of plagiarism is very high. If you want to purchase a Barboy orange as original, you will receive it with certificate from the design interior specialist TAGWERC.
- Plywood lacquered, metal
- Chrome-plated wheels
- 72.50 cm
- 38.00 cm
- 24.00 kg
- The upper compartments of the Barboy can be swiveled through 360 °.
The Barboy 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.