Finn Juhl Chieftain Chair
Leather Group 2
Camo Nevada Leather
NEVADA is a full-grain, vacuum-tanned, smooth aniline leather. The hide is firm, but supple with an exceptional grain. The best choice when looking for Saddle-type leather. Visible insect bites, healed wounds and fat stripes contribute to the exclusive look. Cromfree tanned – made without the use of PCP and CFC, which are harmful to the enviroment. Grain leather from South German cattle hides.
Leather Group 3
MONTANA is a full grain leather with a study structure. Pure aniline leather with an international shade card. Visible insect-bites and scars from healed wounds add to the exclusive look of the leather. Chrome tanned and produced without the use of PCP and CFC which are damaging to the enviroment. Grain leather from South German cattle hides.
Leather Group 4
Sørensen Vegetal Nature Leather
Vegetable-tanned leather of the highest quality that rapidly acquires a patina. This soft "naked" leather is affected by light and acquires a beautiful nut-brown colour with time, making each piece unique. Variations in colour in the hides exist with natural markings. Susceptible to dirt and smudges
**NOTE: Leather NOT CA 117 compliant. Contact us for more information.**
Vegetable and chrome-tanned, aniline, full-grain with light structure and light impregnation. Becomes lighter and patinated with use, visible natural markings. Thickness approx. 0.055-0.06".
Stolz Velvet Leather
Velvet is a nubuckleather with a warm and charming look. A flat anilinhide has been lightly sanded to obtain a discrete write effect. Even at the first contact the customer is surprised by the pleasant touch.
Origin: South-german bullhides
The iconic Chieftain Chair is one of Finn Juhl’s absolute masterpieces, representing the peak of his career as a furniture designer. At its introduction in 1949, the chair marked a renewal of the Danish furniture design tradition. Today, it is perceived as one of the most important exponents of the Danish Modern movement in the US during the 1950s. For this reason, Finn Juhl is often considered the father of Danish Modern.
Inspired by modern art, the Chieftain Chair with its organic shapes, liberated itself from traditional Danish furniture design and strict functionalism in both shape, construction and materials.
In 2012, the Chieftain Chair won the Danish Design Award, Classic. The jury said in its motivation: ”Today, the Chieftain Chair stands as an inspiration to a new generation of furniture designers and as proof that attention to quality, international calibre and a will to break away from tradition can pave the way to make a difference as a designer”.
The Chieftain Chair and Stool are manufactured in walnut and are upholstered in leather.
House of Finn Juhl
Danish Design Store is an authorized USA dealer for all House of Finn Juhl products.