About Panik

The History of Panik

Panik Design, the UK’s largest independent stockist of contemporary design, was founded by Paul Overton in 2001.

The company is family run and the name Panik originates from the names “Paul’, “Nic” and their son “Kai”.

Paul’s extreme passion for design stems from his early life when he holidayed in the design capital of the world, Copenhagen, with his Father who worked for SAS Airlines. Paul worked for Olivetti who are renowned for their classic early electronic designs.
From humble beginnings in 2001 to early 2004 Panik operated from a small unit in Central Milton Keynes Shopping Centre where Paul started to build his customer base as a small retailer of design accessories.

Following this the online store commenced trading on 2nd April 2004, moving to premises in Milton Keynes in July 2007. The 6,500 square foot location includes Panik’s offices, showroom and warehouse enabling the end to end source to sale process to work effortlessly.
Over time Panik has accumulated a unique range of high end design products with over £2 million pounds worth of items always held in stock. Many of these items are showcased in the ever changing showroom.

Please contact 01908 307020 to arrange a shopping visit.

Our showroom is based in Milton Keynes and showcases some of the worlds best in designer accessories, lighting and furniture.

FREE on-site parking is available in our car park.


13 Carters Lane,

Kiln Farm,

Milton Keynes,


MK11 3ER,


Payments Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Switch, Maestro, Delta, PayPal, Cheque, Invoice, Cash.

Panik would like to say a big thank you to these customers:

Accessorize, Agent Provocateur, Apple, Ask Restaurant, ASOS, Babylon Films, Bally Switzerland, Bar 38, Barclays Bank, Bella Italia, Bombay Sapphire, BBC1, BBC1 The One Show, Big Brother UK, Brighter Pictures, Burberry, Burger and Lobster, Calvin Klein New York Store, Champneys Spa, Conran, Coronation Street, Christian Dior Paris, Christie’s London, Double Tree Hotel, Dr Martens, Eastenders, Elizabeth Harden, Endemol, English Heritage, Estee Lauder, Fairline Boats, Fame Academy, Foster + Partners, Gant, Gatecrasher, Harrods Estates, Groucho Club Soho, Harrods HQ, Harveys Furniture, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Hilton Hotels, HSBC, Hugo Boss, Issey Miyake, Imagine BBC1, ISAWITFIRST, Itsu Restaurants, ITV, Jack Wills, Jean Paul Gaultier Paris, John Lewis, Lacoste, Last Choir Standing BBC1, Legal & General, LHR Airport, Lloyds Bank, London Fashion Week 2014, London Olympics 2012, Mamas and Papas, Benz Mercedes, Met Office, Morgans Hotel Group, Monsoon, MTV, Polydor Records, Queen Mary 2 Ocean Liner, Schuh, Silverstone, Tate Britain, Ted Baker, Time Warner, Toni and Guy, Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Rail Track HQ, Ralph Lauren, Rebublic, Revolution Bars, Roca London Gallery, Royal Doulton, Sage Group, Saturday Night Takeaway 2017, Scottish Museum, Selfridges London, St Martins Lane Hotel, TIBO, Tupperware HQ USA, Universal Music Group, V&A Museum, V&A Museum of Childhood, Virgin Active, Virgin Atlantic, Vivienne Westwood, Volkswagen UK, Vodafone HQ London, Yoo, Yo! Sushi, Walls Ice Cream, W Hotels, X Factor and Yotel Hotel Paris.

Special thanks are given to the following family and friends, without which Panik would not be here today:

Adam Clarke, Derek Clarke, David De Hert, Kai Overton, Marco Deitermann, Mickyla Mutch, Pamela Deitermann, Sanjee De Silva, Jill Dowling, Mayya Emms- Davies, Allen Green, Kathy Green, Nicola Green, Patricia Pritchard, Neil McGregor-Woodhams, Rachel Morgan, Cameron Morgan, Errol Murray, Tom O’Rourke, Steven Overton, Terry Overton, Clare Wass, Richard Wiggins, Samantha Sheehy, Mark West, Terence Williams, Catalin Zane and Piotr Zoltowski.

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