About The Product
The Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard combines wood, steel, and colors from Goethe’s color wheel in simple but beautiful geometric shapes and interlocking planes. Expertly built with 6 full-extension drawers on the right-hand side and 2 storage shelves concealed by two sliding panel doors, this Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard replica was designed to be a versatile addition to any modern home.
Contrasting cold steel with vibrant colors and a natural wood frame, the Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard replica is modeled after the classic Danish modern style with brilliantly simple metal imprints. Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard is expertly manufactured with a veneered frame in walnut and positioned on a hand-burnished steel frame with wooden feet. The powder-coated stainless steel base incorporates with solid walnut wood dowel legs to provides a sturdy foundation to hold the large storage unit above. Two easy-glide sliding doors open up two compartments, one open and another two adjustable shelves, finished by six playful drawers painted with Goethe’s famous color circle in a harmonious cohesion. These sliding doors are available in walnut veneer only or painted with the colors from Goethe’s color wheel, just like the original.
With its clean, geometrical design, our Finn Juhl 1955 sideboard replica is a true embodiment of this vision and the cheerful attitude of this mid-century modern icon. Full of Danish modern charm; the Finn Juhl 1955 sideboard replica is the perfect piece to meet all your storage needs in any living rooms, dens, or bedrooms.
About the Designer
Finn Juhl was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1912. From an early age, Juhl worked in furniture design and cabinet making while studying architecture studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. By the age of 22, Juhl was working with famous architect Vilhelm Lauritzen, tinkering with the functionalism movement and creating clean, geometrical buildings like the broadcasting house Radiohuset, a pinnacle of Danish architecture that now houses the Royal Danish Academy of Music.
A few years later, Finn Juhl collaborated with master cabinetmaker Niels Vodder to create vastly expressive, sculptural pieces for the 1945 Cabinetmakers’ Guild exhibition. One of these pieces was the iconic No 45 Armchair (also available in our store), which became a turning point from tradition by liberating the upholstered areas from the wood frame. In 1951, Juhl made his debut in America at the Good Design exhibit in Chicago and at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Juhl has the designated Denmark representative to create the interior of a meeting hall at the United Nations headquarters.
Since 1950, Finn Juhl worked on many modern design exhibits and projects around the globe. Because of his unparalleled works and his magnificent use of teak, Finn Juhl was closely linked to Danish Modern movement in design. Along with fellow Danish designers Arne Jacobsen, Hans Wegner, Borge Mogensen, and Poul Kjaerholm, Finn Juhl introduced Danish modern to midcentury American modernism.
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