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    Per H. Hansen(Author)

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The Danish design scholar Birgit Lyngbye Pedersen discovered the work of Finn Juhl (1912-1989) when she was looking for a suitable sofa for her 1950s home. Juhl's furniture is undergoing a renaissance at present, and when his house in Charlottenlund--which he designed and decorated in 1941-42--came up for sale, Pedersen purchased the building and all of its furnishings, presenting it immediately afterward to the adjacent Ordrupgaard Museum. This monograph takes a look at Finn Juhl--who, alongside Hans J. Wegner and Arne Jacobsen, is one of the most important Danish modernists--in an agreeable, unpretentious fashion. Per H. Hansen, a renowned expert in Scandinavian furniture design, provides a humorous, extremely informative description of Juhl's unconventional character and his classic furniture--the Chieftain Chair, the Pelican Chair, the Poet Sofa. Drawings, photographs, images of the newly curated house (2008) and an amusing final chapter about his patrons round off this unusual and atmospherically illustrated tribute to the brilliant Danish designer and his own home, an icon of good taste.
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  • PDF | 228 pages
  • Per H. Hansen(Author)
  • Hatje Cantz; 01 edition (22 April 2014)
  • English
  • 9
  • Art, Architecture & Photography

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  • By Anna A. Dreysse on 13 August 2015

    The photographs are fantastic and inspiring but the quality of the writing is a disappointment. To make things worse, the translation is appalling and makes the book difficult to read. Even the captions are badly translated. Names are incoherent ( on some pages, Sean Scully becomes Jean Scully)! In summary, great pictures but an irritating read.

  • By john harris on 28 January 2015

    Breat book, fast delivery


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