Finn Juhl – Curriculum vitae
- Born on January 30, 1912 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
- Graduated from Sct. Jørgens Gymnasium, 1930
- Studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, 1930-34.
- Employed by the architect Vilhelm Lauritzen, 1934-45.
- Debut with furniture at the Cabinetmakers´ Guild exhibitions, 1937.
- Furniture models for cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, 1937—59.
- Married Inge-Marie Skaarups on July 15, 1937 (later divorced).
- Membership in the Academic Architects Association (now the Federation of Danish Architects).
- Built his house on Kratvænget, 1942.
- C. F. Hansen prize for young architects, 1943.
- Independent design office in Nyhavn opened, 1945.
- Senior teacher at the School of Interior Design, 1945-55.
- Designed Bing & Grøndahl store on Amagertorv Square, 1946.
- Eckersberg Medal, 1947.
- Svend Schaumann´s flourist´s shop, Kongens Nytorv, 1948.
- »Contemporary Danish Architecture« exhibition, London, 1950.
- Danish Handcraft Guild exhibition, London, 1950.
- Mrs. Anthon Petersen´s summer house in Asserbo, 1950.
- »Good Design« exhibition, Chicago, 1951.
- Designed the Trusteeship Council Chamber, U.N. Headquarters, New York, 1951—52.
- Furniture rangers for Baker Furniture, Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1951—55.
- Furniture ranges for France & Daverkosen, Ørholm, and France & Søn, Hillerød, 1953-69.
- »Angewandte Kunst aus Dänemark« exhibition, Zurich, 1952. Remodeled the Georg Jensens store on Fifth Avenue, New York, 1952.
- Single-family house for M. Aubertin, Nakskov, 1952.
- Designed a room with his own furniture, etc. at the Nordenfjeldske Museum of Applied Art, Trondheim, 1952.
- »Home of the Future« exhibition at the Cabinetmakers´Guild 400th anniversary exhibition at Forum, 1954.
- Georg Jensen silversmithy, 50th anniversary exhibition, Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen, 1954.
- »Fifty Years of Danish Silver« exhibition, London, 1954; i Washington, Louisville, and Dallas, 1955; and St. Louis, 1957.
- Designed Denmark´s stand at the Xth Triennial in Milan, 1954. Honorary diploma.
- Villabyernes Bio movie theatre, Vangede, 1955. Awarded a diploma by Gentofte Municipality.
- Director´s office for France & Daverkosen, Ørholm, 1955.
- Model apartment at the H55 exhibition in Helsingborg, Sweden, 1955.
- Designed SAS´s ticket offices in Europe and Asia, 1956-61.
- »Neue Form aus Dänemark« traveling exhibition in 8 German cities and Vienna, 1956-57.
- Designed a store in Toronto for Georg Jensen, Inc., 1956.
- Designed interior of DC-8 planes for SAS.
- Design office moved to 38 Sølvgade, 1957.
- Remodeled the Georg Jensen store on New Bond Street, London, 1957 (together with. Trevor Danatt).
- Denmark´s stand at the XIth. Triennial in Milan, 1957. Awarded a gold medal.
- Furnished the ambassador´s residence at the Royal Danish Embassy, Washington D.C., 1960.
- »The Arts of Denmark« exhibition, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1960.
- »The Arts of Denmark« exhitbition moved to museums in Washington D. C., Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960-61.
- Trophy for The Kaufmann International Design Award, 1960.
- Began a common-law marriage with Hanne wilhelm Hansen, 1961.
- Summer-house for Anders Hostrup-Pedersen, Raageleje, 1962.
- Expansion of Bing & Grøndahl store, 1963.
- A.I.D. prize for design, Chicago, 1964.
- Visiting professor, Institute of Design, Chicago 1965.
- Designed the Hotel Richmond restautant, 1965.
- Remodeled theWilhelm Hansen Musikforlag store on Gothersgade, 1966.
- »Two Centuries of Danish Design« exhibition, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 1968.
- »A Century of Danish Design« exhibition, Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow, and Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, 1968.
- Exhibition of arts and crafts,Brussels, 1969.
- Retrospective exhibition of his own work, Charlottenborg Autumn Exhibition, 1970.
- Recieved a life-long pension from the State Budget, 1971.
- Exhibition of his own work, Cantu, Italy, 1973.
- Made an Honorary Royal Designer for Industry, London, 1978.
- Retrospective exhibition of furniture and other work, Museum af Decorative Art, Copenhagen, 1982.
- Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog, 1984.
- Died, May 17, 1989