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House of Finn Juhl

Grasshopper Chair

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Arcadia Is an exclusive dealer for this brand in Kuwait. You can order any product from the brand website through us. Check https://finnjuhl.com en for other products

Chair
DESIGN Finn Juhl
YEAR 1938, relaunched in 2019

MATERIALS
Frame: Oak or walnut
Upholstery: Textile or leather

DIMENSIONS
W: 87 cm
D: 101 cm
H: 93 cm
Seat height: 34 cm

The Grasshopper was designed by Finn Juhl in 1938 and exhibited at Niels Vodder's stand at the guild exhibition. Two chairs were displayed alongside a mobile bar cabinet, with illustrations of exquisite cocktails hanging on the walls. This was quite a daring set-up and extravagant when compared to the otherwise "heavy" and traditional furniture that was presented at the time. However, people at the fair neither liked or understood the provocative exhibition. In order to help Niels Vodder avoid bigger loss, Finn Juhl bought the two chairs he had designed. The two Grasshopper Chairs from 1938 were the only ones to see the light of day. Until today. 

The Grasshopper was one of Finn Juhl's first attempts at expressing his artistic freedom in the form of furniture. The chair also marks the first in a long line of designs, that would go on to manifest Finn Juhl as one of the all-time greatest in furniture design.