While his sofas and chairs look like they were shaped by wind or water, Finn Juhl’s Eye Table (1946) brings a touch of sobriety to the mix. Although, that’s not to say this Table isn’t daring. Designed when Juhl was very interested in abstract paintings and sculptures, the Table stands on three legs with stretchers – one of which has a more fluid form – and has an eye-shaped rounded tabletop. This original is an authentic, fully licensed product of Onecollection, House of Finn Juhl™. Made in Denmark.
When you look at the graceful shapes and sensual curves of Finn Juhl's work, you may be shocked to realize that he designed these pieces 60 to 70 years ago. A pioneering force in his own country, Finn Juhl is also credited along with fellow Danes Arne Jacobsen, Hans Wegner, Borge Mogensen and Poul Kjaerholm for introducing Danish modern to mid-century America.
Although he initially wanted to become an art historian, his father persuaded him to attend the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture. By 1934, he had a prestigious position with architect Vilhelm Lauritzen, and explored the functionalism movement by creating clean, geometrical buildings like the broadcasting house Radiohuset, a pinnacle of Danish architecture that now houses the Royal Danish Academy of Music. Read more >