Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard 5 Unique Uses

Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard Replica

The stunning Finn Juhl 1955 sideboard that includes colored slippery doors was specially designed for Bovirke by the Danish architect and mid-century modern icon.

This highly popular and revolutionary piece of furniture portraits of how Juhl was systematically impressed by colors and shapes throughout his life. Indeed, his interest in cubist art made this piece a personification of himself. 

Its artist, pioneer of coloring active parts in the house, textiles, and furnishings, mirrored through this particular piece his fascination with Goethe’s notable color circle, by putting them in good cohesion. In consequence, he crafted the cubist cabinet that floats on delicate steel frames with specially made wood feet, painted with unique color combinations that he organized throughout 50s and 60s.

Even though, these kind cabinets are kind of problematic in terms of practicality (which is ironic because they’re extremely functional). Finn Juhl 1955 cabinet, is incredibly versatile, characteristic that turns it into one of the best (if not the best) in the market. However, because of this type of furniture is difficult to fit in rooms as they are not defined for specific areas. Today, we decided to bring 5 ways to use Finn Juhl 1955 sideboards top so you don’t get scared or confused by this particular replica from our store. 

1. Beside the couch or in a white wall in the living room

Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard Replica
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When it comes to living spaces, this sideboard will perform in million-and-one ways: Set your TV on high and conceal your equipment among. Organize it back-to-back with a “floating” couch (one that’s not flush against a wall) in an open space designed room. You can also place it underneath a dangling mirror or painting to form a trendy vignette.

1955’s reproduction is the perfect storage-meets-stylish furniture your family room begs for. 

2. Have a Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard instead or beside libraries 

Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard Replica
Source: Finn Juhl

If you want to get unique by using this replica you can try a minimalist styled office by replacing plain libraries or cabinets with it. 

Even if you’re not into minimalism, sidelining conventional filing cabinets and adding this particular reproduction piece instead, will give your office extra space without taking its storage capacity away. Drawers with corral loose bits and bobs like paper clips and boxes of staples, whereas the shelves are often sized for folders.

To any place in your house, a sleek, 1955 console would be the excellent counterpart to a busy salon-style art wall.

Go ahead and try it!

3. In mid-century modern bedrooms

Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard Replica
Source: Finn Juhl

Talking about storage, as you may know, dressers tend to be the storage answer for many bedrooms. However, 1995 reproductions uplift that out by fitting into not so common areas like below frameworks, while still providing lots of saving place. 

1955 Finn cabinet has six compartments that can be used for socks and undies, shelves for jeans, shirts, sweaters, a fair surface for displaying books, baubles, and trinkets. Also, is as stylish as functional. Try adding mid-century modern personality to spaces just by placing it beside walls. P.S: Don’t ever forget that mid-century modern style will stay “in” for a while, so it’s a stylish investment. 

4. Turn your hallway: have a unique storage place

Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard Replica
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Even though hallways are known as no-man’s-land room of home design, if yours is wide enough, investing in this slim Finn Juhl piece, can add the finish modern touch that your design may need.

Indeed, this piece replica brings color, modernity, and personality to any type of room, like a hallway, by contrasting cold steel with vibrant colors and natural wood frames. This Danish modern cabinet styled with brilliantly simple metal imprints will surely top the looks of your hallway. 

5. Place it anywhere

Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard Replica
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Having this replica will uplift any hard-to-style areas like foyers, under-the-stairs nooks, etc. In contrast to their relative, the long and lean console, it will considerably up your storage capability. Now, this one will stand out from crowds while turning your home into a dream functional space. 

Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard, clean lines, sleek design and plenty of storage, is perfect for any contemporary home and it’s compatible with almost every room by providing stylish contrasts. Also, you’ll be able to style it using different techniques, such as: 

  • Accentuating warm tones by choosing some accessories.
  • Adding plants or other types of decorations on its top.

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Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard: The fashionable and functional furniture piece

Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard Replica

Less do we know about Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard. Indeed, the artist itself is considered the forgotten children of the mid-century modern design era for his reputation of being the less known between his fellows Charles Eames, Florence Knoll, Eero Saarinen, etc. Even though his pieces are truly highlighted within the movement, most audiences won’t be able to answer if asks who he was and what he did. In fact, It’s incredible how only a few actually know that he was not just the promoter of the Danish modern design trend, but that he was the one who introduced it to America. In the end, a real mid-century modern pioneer, whos a bit low-rated but not because of his amazing creation but due to people’s knowledge of this field. 

As he’s the creator of one of our best-sold items, we thought about bringing the background into the picture, in order to help readers that may be looking for some extra information about it. Whether you want to buy it or already have it, you have come to the right place because we’ll briefly tell you Finn Juhl and his sideboards story.  

The artist

Finn was born in 1912 in Frederiksberg, Denmark. He was educated at the celebrated faculty of design of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, graduating in 1934. But his tale doesn’t start there.

Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard Finn
Source: Finn Juhl

When in the 1930s British entrepreneur, C.W.F. France went to Denmark to assist a Danish friend to run a mattress factory and got sent to Germany as a war prisoner as WWII exploded, he got to developed a groundbreaking business plan. A plan that met the world 5 years later when the war ended with his comeback to Denmark throughout the 1950s and 60s.

Then, France started partnerships with the foremost promising Danish furniture designer: Finn Juhl. Together both developed high-quality furniture, in industrial scale and sold flat-packed. Changing the furniture business game forever by getting to export several pieces of high quality and not overpriced furniture. 

The success was set from the beginning. Everyone was getting danish pieces from all over the world. In consequence, the Danish designer became trendsetting in Germany, the UK and not least in the USA, where the term Danish Modern became internationally known – a movement that has seen a great revival today within the knock-off + mid-century hyped market. 

After his death in 2003, the Wilhelm Hansen Foundation instituted the Finn Juhl Award. An award for special efforts in furniture architecture and serves as a reminder of this towering designer’s legacy.

Finn Juhl 1955 Sideboard

Once the danish designer rose to stardom in American design circles, he became inspired by his American colleagues. Up until then, the wood had predominantly been his preferred material but at this time he gradually started experimenting with steel as well.

This gave origin to a new kind of simplicity. Straight lines on his designs became evident, just like we can appreciate on this sideboard. New styles feature on his creations, like shining steel frames and wood feet, were Juhl’s response to the criticism he had received in terms of his artsy sculptural styles and exclusivity.

In consequence, Juhl’s straightforward and delightful sideboard from 1955 combines exclusive wood materials with the colors from Goethe’s color circle. We talked about a factory-made piece with a veneered corpus in teak, oak, walnut or douglas hemlock. Its slippery doors can be found using the same materials named before or painted either white/yellow or white/light blue (like the one in our shop). The frame varies in shiny steel or painted black, orange or light-weight blue. Juhl’s iconic design is completed with or without a tray unit with six drawers in warm or cold colors. 

Present Popularity

Nowadays with the increased of mid-century modern popularity Finn Juhls 1955 Sideboard has won a name on the 21st-century interior design field thanks to its functional beautiful features. Its presence can be found anywhere from fancy hotel lobbies to small houses living rooms accompanied by other iconic furniture like Barcelona Chairs, Wombs, Tulip Tables, etc.

As said in our article explaining Juhl’s furniture popularity, as prevailing themes of Mid-Century Modern architecture is a nearly equal emphasis on function and form, it is not weird those blue shelves went to the top of the scale within furniture and decorations. 

Indeed, its versatility, clean lines, sleek design and plenty of storage, is perfect to provide style and functionality to any room. So, in the end, there’s no one reason why someone wouldn’t prefer it for their home design. 

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