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Nomadic inspiration by Panter&Tourron

«Tense» (c) Panter&Tourron

Panter&Tourron at Designers' Saturday

Designers’ Saturday

Hector Egger Holzbau
Steinackerweg 18
4900 Langenthal

Friday 2 November
For Professionals only

Saturday 3 November
Open to the public
Event: Prototypitch
The designers have 5 minutes to present their prototypes to the audience. The presentations will be each time followed by a round of questions and advice given by invited experts.

Sunday 4 November
Open to the public

Link to the event

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«Tense», the latest project by Lausanne-based studio Panter&Tourron, explores the evolution of living in a time of global mobility and transitional identities.

The particularity of the collection is that each piece is easily transportable, flat-pack and screw-less, and entirely connected by the force of tension.
The project becomes an opportunity to rediscover the nomadic origin of furnitures, from the latin ethimology mobile – literally “to be moved”, in order to revaluate the so called “transitional furniture”, often seen as distant from the contemporary way of living. The collection consists in a lounge chair, a room divider, a ceiling lamp, an ambient lamp and a low table: five elements that represent the essentials for a millenial living space.

«Tense» will be officially presented during Milan Design Week 2019. On the occasion of Designer’s Saturday in Langenthal, and within the frame of the PITCH and MATCH LAB, the first prototypes will be on display.

About Panter&Tourron

Panter&Tourron was founded in 2015 by ECAL graduates Alexis Tourron and Stefano Panterotto. The studio collaborates with brands and galleries among the fields of creative direction, product and space design. Their design style uses simplicity as a luxury tool, driven by practicality, innovative materials and high-performing solutions.

Panter&Tourron's website


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