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The Pelican chair is celebrating its 75th anniversary! Since 1940, the small organic armchair has won the hearts of several generations of purchasers who prize its comfort and sensuality. Enticing and sculptural, the curved Pelican is one of those modernist icons that has joined the ranks of pieces capable of retaining their dynamic qualities throughout the century. Still comparing favourably today with the most prestigious and contemporary creators. A special edition covered with a fabric designed by the Danish artist Asger Jorn will be launched on this occasion at Triode, House of Finn Juhl Paris, and at Le Bon Marché in Paris. This spontaneous and joyful entanglement of motifs called Macbeth (1942) is most likely the sketch of a painting. This visual artist worked notably with Le Corbusier. He considered painting and writing as one and the same discipline devoted to producing symbols. Lire la suite…

 

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Bon Marché has invited the House of Finn Juhl Paris for a special exhibition from 1st to 30th April, to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the mythical Pelican chair and two new editions that Finn Juhl will present at the Milan Furniture Fair this year, by the Danish manufacturer Onecollection, including the Reading chair designed in 1953 (photo above).

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