Interior Designer Westcliff ~ Juhl Modern Furniture

Interior Designer Westcliff ~ Juhl Modern Furniture

Finn Juhl was a Danish architect and interior designer renowned for his distinctive furniture design and recognised as one of the leading names in Danish modern design. He was also instrumental in the export of Danish furniture to America.

Juhl worked with a theory he called “from the inside and out” ~ the underfying concept of which was that the furniture created the room and the room created the facade. He used teak and other dark woods and gave soft edges and organic shapes to the hard lines of wooden modernist chairs.

Among his most recognised furniture designs are these chairs and sofas including the 46 Sofa was inspired by modern artists such as Picasso and Henry Moore:

Interior Designer Westcliff

The 45 armchair which was designed to free the seat from the back from the frame for a floating design:

Interior Designer WestcliffThe Chieftains Chair is now a grand and iconic piece of Danish furniture art influenced by tribal art:

Interior Designer Westcliff

The Poet Sofa was designed by Finn Juhl for his own home:

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