Home Beat – Press Coverage – 1976

By: Joan Kron

””WHERE DOES one go to please the body?” asked Finn Juhl, the 64-year-old father of Danish modern furniture, who was in New York last week to celebrate the revival here og his ”Chieftain” chair – one og the status chairs of the 50,s”

”Larsen Furniture (232 East 59th Street), a division of Jack Lenor Larsen, will import it- in mahogany instead of the original teak.”

“Mr. Juhl, an architect and teacher, has been designing furniture even since he won his first competition in Copenhagen in 1941. Besides wording with Cadovius, he designed a line here in the 50’s for Baker Furniture Company. Furniture has been an integral part of his architectural work, which includes the interior of the United Nations Trusteeship Council conference room, the Danish Embassy in Washington, seven DC-8’s and 33 offices, worldwide, for Scandinavian Airlines. His Current assignment is Bing & Grondahl’s porcelain shop in Copenhagen”

“I always tried to make my furniture relate to the human body” citat FJ