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The 57 Sofa | Finn Juhl | 1957

The 57 Sofa | Finn Juhl | 1957

Designed by Finn Juhl in 1957, the 57 Sofa was the first of his designs that House of Finn Juhl relaunched. The sculptural silhouette of the sofa is defined by smooth, clean lines and the tall armrests embrace the seat thus creating a nestled area of comfort. This unique design is truly timeless. The 57 Sofa is manufactured with handswen upholstery in textile or leather and with springs in the seat. The legs come in burnished or stainless steel with wooden toes in walnut or oak.

Wood Type
Upholstery
Hallingdal
Hallingdal beskrivelse
Remix
321
Vidar
Watercolour

Please note that the actual colours and materials may vary due to different screen balances and settings. While the version shown is supposed to be viewed only as an example, individual material photos can be found via our material page.

Product details

Design:

Finn Juhl

Year:

1957, relaunched in 2000

Materials:

Legs: Stainless or burnished steel with toes in walnut or oak

Upholstery:

Textile or leather

Model and Dimensions:

FJ 5700
W: 234 cm | D: 83 cm | H: 86 cm | Seat height: 38 cm

Designed by Finn Juhl in 1957, the 57 Sofa was the first of his designs that House of Finn Juhl relaunched. The sculptural silhouette of the sofa is defined by smooth, clean lines and the tall armrests embrace the seat thus creating a nestled area of comfort. This unique design is truly timeless. The 57 Sofa is manufactured with handswen upholstery in textile or leather and with springs in the seat. The legs come in burnished or stainless steel with wooden toes in walnut or oak.

Product details

Design:

Finn Juhl

Year:

1957, relaunched in 2000

Materials:

Legs: Stainless or burnished steel with toes in walnut or oak

Upholstery:

Textile or leather

Model and Dimensions:

FJ 5700
W: 234 cm | D: 83 cm | H: 86 cm | Seat height: 38 cm

About the 57 SOFA

The Beginning of a Partnership

Finn Juhl’s widow, the music- and theatre publisher Hanne Wilhelm Hansen, wanted this sofa to be part of an exhibition marking the 10th anniversary of Finn Juhl’s passing. Therefore, she contacted us and commissioned a single issue of the sofa based on his drawings. This became the very beginning of an amazing partnership with Hanne Wilhelm Hansen, who subsequently handed us the exclusive rights to manufacture Finn Juhl’s furniture.

The 57 Sofa with 'Sonar' upholstery in the colour '974' on the body and 'Vidar' upholstery in the colour '972' on the back and cushions.
about the 57 SOFA

A Nestled Area of Comfort

The 57 Sofa was exhibited for the very first time in the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen during 1957 and more than 40 years were to pass by before the world found favour with Finn Juhl’s extravagant design. The sculptural silhouette of the 57 Sofa is defined by smooth, clean lines, forming an inviting and spacious seating space. With tall armrests embracing the seat thus creating a nestled area of comfort, the 57 Sofa is truly a unique and playful design.

The 57 Sofa with 'Sonar' upholstery in the colour '974' on the body and 'Vidar' upholstery in the colour '972' on the back and cushions.
The 57 Sofa with 'Tonica' upholstery in the colour '171' on the body and '111' on the back and cushions.
The 57 Sofa with 'Tonica' upholstery in the colour '171' on the body and Paul Smith 'Maharam - Point' on the back and cushions.
The 57 Sofa with 'Tonica' upholstery in the colour '171' on the body and Paul Smith 'Maharam - Point' on the back and cushions.