Danish architect Finn Juhl (1912–1989) is regarded as one of the greatest furniture designers of the 20th century. He was a pioneer figure within Danish furniture design and the Danish Modern movement, along with Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen, Poul Kjærholm, and Børge Mogensen.
The house, now open to the public was designed and built by Finn Juhl as a young architect in 1942, is a unique example of Danish modernism for both architecture, furniture design and the visual arts.
Home of Finn Juhl, Ordrup, Denmark, through 31 August, 2008
Platter, Tapio Wirkkala, Finland, 1951, laminated birch, teak
19 x 9 7/8 x 1″ (48.3 x 25.1 x 2.5 cm). Manufactured (not in production) by Tapio Wirkkala
Ben van Berkel’s design for Walter Knoll stands out from the plethora of items like it because of the introduction of the zipper as design facet. A series of components can literally be zipped (and then unzipped) together in varying configurations.
Circle Seating, $14,500, by Ben van Berkel, for Walter Knoll
‘Certamente’ Salad Servers, by Konstantin Grcic, for Zani Serafino
The Iris Table, constructed to resemble its moniker, is made from slightly different shades of anodized aluminum components.
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Iris Table, by BarberOsgerby, for Established and Sons
Trompe l`oi Mirror, by Atelier Oi, for Röthlisberger