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108 Dining Chair

Finn Juhl was never boring. To this day, his designs are always unconventional and there are often exciting things going on as he defies expectation. Juhl himself once said, that “the deviation is in the detail”. This is very much the case with his 108 Chair, which on the surface looks like any ordinary dining chair but a closer look reveals surprising details such as angled side bars and sliding cross bars, which add an unexpected movement and dynamic to the construction.

 

Juhl’s philosophy of separating the carried and the carrying elements and thus creating space is apparent in this chair, which, despite being both upholstered and very comfortable has managed to keep its lightness and be beautiful from all angles.

 

The chair is manufactured in natural or black stained oak or walnut, upholstered in leather or fabric.

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MATERIALS

Frame: Walnut, oak
Upholstery: fabric or leather

 

DIMENSIONS

Size: H 75cm x W 51cm x D 46cm
Seat Height: 45cm

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Designer

finn juhl

Finn Juhl

DENMARK (1912-1989)

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. Being commissioned to furnish one of the larger delegates rooms at the UN building in New York, and being represented at the Museum of Modern Art, made him well known outside of Denmark early on. His many contacts led to collaboration with the American furniture industry making his furniture among the first to make Danish Modern an international phenomenon. Today, Finn Juhl’s furniture are seen in private and public places, as well as museums, around the world.

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