House of Finn Juhl 53 Lounge Chair

Finn Juhl

The House of Finn Juhl 53 Lounge Chair is defined by an elegant, sculptural expression. First designed by Finn Juhl in 1953 it is expertly crafted using solid walnut, shaped and positioned to create a unique, organic frame, the armrests wrap around the upholstery almost like it is levitating.

  • Material: Solid walnut frame, upholstered in Kvadrat Tonus 4 fabric (90% new wool, 10% Helanca) with a matching seat cushion.
  • Dimensions:Height: 73cm x Width: 71cm x Depth: 77.5cm (Seat Height: 37.5cm)
  • Delivery Time: 10 to 12 weeks
  • ** Originally designed in 1953
  • ** Many other upholstery options available, please contact us on the 'Help & Advice' button below or by telephone to obtain options and prices
Designed By

Finn Juhl (1912-1989) was the first Danish furniture designer to be recognized internationally. He studied architecture at the Royal Academy in Copenhagen with Danish architect Vilhelm Lauritzen, but as a furniture designer he was self-taught, a fact he always emphasized.

Juhl began designing furniture in the late 1930s, in the beginning mostly pieces intended for himself, but after setting up his own office in 1945 he soon became known for his unusual, expressive and sculptural pieces.

One of Finn Juhl's most well-known pieces is the Chieftains Chair. Designed in 1949, it is a fine example of Juhl's great idea of separating the sculpturally shaped seat and back from the wooden frame.