1963. Verner Panton (1926-1998) is considered one of Denmark's most influential 20th-century furniture and interior designers. was a master of the fluid, futuristic style of 1960s design which introduced the Pop aesthetic to furniture and interiors. He created innovative, funky futuristic designs in a variety of materials, especially plastics, and in vibrant and exotic colors. His style was very "1960s" but regained popularity at the end of the 20th century.