A chair made famous by James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me, created by prolific Danish designer Verner Panton, is being revived.
Danish brand Montana is reissuing the Pantonova seating system, which was the seat of choice for Bond villain Karl Stromberg in the 1977 blockbuster movie.
The late Verner Panton – better known as the designer of the Panton Chair and the Panthella lamp – originally developed the Pantonova system for Varna, a Danish restaurant that become notorious in the 1970s, thanks to the bold colours, shapes and patterns of its interior design.
"I remember coming to Varna when I was small," said Joakim Lassen, CEO of Montana. "It was like an explosion."
"If you looked at normal restaurants at that time, they were all formal and very much for adults. But this was a playground. There was darkness, there were colours, they were places where you could hide and places where you could play."
The chair's inclusion in The Spy Who Loved Me cemented its status as an icon of Danish furniture design.