Giveaway: Turning Tray By Finn Juhl

10 April 2015 0


Denmark is one of the most exciting countries when it comes to design. It has one of the richest design legacy with names that not only ring a bell but all bells of all kind of domes. One of the iconic names from Danish design is Finn Juhl, an architect with a vision for elegance and craftsmanship in the mid-century period of the 1940s and 1950s.

Finn Juhl’s designs have strongly influenced the country’s architects and designers, especially his use of bold sculptural forms and refined detailing. Juhl once said: ‘One cannot create happiness with beautiful objects, but can spoil a lot of happiness with bad ones.’ And since this is the Happy Interior Blog where I am overly concerned about your happiness at home, I will try not to ruin your happiness – instead I am pretty sure I will make you a tad happy when I tell you that I’ve partnered up with ARCHITECTMADE, a Danish webshop that focuses on a few, rare design objects designed by some of Denmark’s greatest architects many years ago, to offer you a great giveaway.

Today I am inviting you to enjoy a cup of coffee with me on the beautiful Turning Tray designed by Finn Juhl in 1956. Today the original trays are on display at Finn Juhl’s house in Denmark (now a museum). Architectmade has relaunched the Turning Trays after the exact original drawings by Finn Juhl with utmost attention to the details. The Turning Tray encompasses characteristic design features like curved teak frame and corner joints that are Finn Juhl trademarks and they are dual-sided with different colours. The new trays also come with a laser engraved signature from Finn Juhl.

Do you want such a Turning Tray from Finn Juhl for your home too? Excellent! All you have to do is go and pick your colour of choice HERE and tell me which one you’d like in the comments under this blog post. The giveaway will be running until coming Friday, April 17th 2015 and is open worldwide. Good luck!

Photography by Igor Josifovic, Finn Juhl image by ARCHITECTMADE
This blog post comes to you in collaboration with Architectmade

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  • Reply Tamara 10 April 2015 at 06:49

    The green one looks great! Would be happy to win it πŸ™‚

  • Reply Sahildeki Ev 10 April 2015 at 07:04

    Definitely mint

  • Reply sveta_goryun 10 April 2015 at 07:44

    I´d like white one, it´s very clean color!
    Sveta Goryun

  • Reply novel 10 April 2015 at 08:18

    green! πŸ™‚

  • Reply Bianca Rogoveanu 10 April 2015 at 08:27

    Red !

  • Reply La Jo 10 April 2015 at 08:43

    The blue one, please! πŸ™‚

  • Reply β™‘β™₯♬ Carolsue β™‘β™₯♬ 10 April 2015 at 10:01

    I would love to win the blue one! Great color!
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  • Reply Anya Jensen 10 April 2015 at 10:09

    WOW Igor love the story and the photographs (where is the eye pillow from – awesome:))

    I would love to win one in white – even though the green is giving it a run for it’s money – fingers xx and have a lovely weekend,

  • Reply Alexandra 10 April 2015 at 10:19

    I’m all about trays – I like to have my tea while sitting on my sofa, and since I threw out my coffee table some time ago (NO REGRETS!), I either have to hold my mug in my hand all the time, or balance it on my legs or the sofa. Which, surprisingly, turns out to invite accidents and spills. Who knew?!
    And I simply love the green version of the tray, so lovely! πŸ™‚

  • Reply Daniel Nelson 10 April 2015 at 10:56

    I’m a big fan of Finn Juhl’s designs. It’s great that they are getting a new lease of life lately and appearing more and more. I’ve not seen this tray before, but it’s a really nice, simple design that has a very distinctive shape and colour that makes it so obvious which era it is from.

    If I won, I’d love the green colour – the combination of teak and green is so very 1950s.

  • Reply Fotini Masika 10 April 2015 at 11:01

    The white one!!!

  • Reply mad olescent 10 April 2015 at 11:42

    Das weiße ist wunderbar schlicht und sieht sehr edel aus. Es würde wunderbar in unser Wohnzimmer passen oder mal für ein Frühstück im Bett <3

  • Reply Anonymous 10 April 2015 at 12:16

    I love these trays. Trays to find which are neither ugly nor unhandy is a great challenge. I know it by own experience….
    The blue one would be perfect for our new kitchen, which has one wall in a slightly darker blue.

  • Reply Ju 10 April 2015 at 13:07

    grün grün grün, das ist das grün in meinem Wohnzimmer!! außer dem ist das Holz wunderschön!

  • Reply Anna 10 April 2015 at 13:07

    I would love to have the white one – classic beauty πŸ™‚

  • Reply Swati Tripathi 10 April 2015 at 13:12

    The white one, or the black, or the teal or the… you get the drift! They are all lovely but I would be biased towards the teal one if i HAD to pick. Lovely color!

  • Reply Pepper von heimatbaum 10 April 2015 at 13:23

    Gerade war ich bei Ikea und wollte ein Tablett kaufen – aber das Holztablett welches ich wollte war ausverkauft. Vielleicht ein Wink des Schicksals? Ich brauche auf jeden Fall eins und dieses ist genau das, was bei mir perfekt passen würde!

    Ich würde ganz klassisch das Weiße nehmen.

    Herzliche Grüße!

  • Reply Teri 10 April 2015 at 13:32

    What a fantastic giveaway! I love the green tray. Also, I have put up my first Urban Jungle challenge blog (the one for Easter). So much fun!

  • Reply Lucy Meek 10 April 2015 at 13:39

    Oh my gosh! These are so beautiful. I love the green but the white would probably work better in my house, so I’ll have to go for that one. All of them are lovely!

  • Reply Anonymous 10 April 2015 at 14:56

    The white tray would be awesome.

  • Reply Anonymous 10 April 2015 at 15:31

    Ohh, ich hätte gern das klassische Weiße. Weil es für den Rest meines Lebens zu allem passen wird, was ich draufstelle… ^^
    Ganz lieben Gruß von Kerstin

  • Reply Anonymous 10 April 2015 at 16:41

    My favorite color is black!
    I wish that luck will be on my side this time.
    Nice weekend to everyone! Schönes Wochenende

  • Reply Anonymous 10 April 2015 at 17:56

    what perfect timing. my dinner tray is falling apart at the seams, literally.
    as i was reaching for the liquid nails, i saw this awesome giveaway, and fingers crossed. i love finn juhl furniture, and this tray follows the same design —lovely.

    black, the color of my couch? green, the color of my eyes and my walls? either one would be great.
    thank you so much for this chance. again, fingers crossed.

  • Reply Eleni Psyllaki 10 April 2015 at 18:01

    Oh my! I so want this tray Igor o.O
    In white most probably though I like the black one too!
    Such a gorgeous giveaway dear!

  • Reply woszumessn 10 April 2015 at 18:34

    oh so beautiful! my favorite is the white one πŸ™‚ perhaps my everlasting quest for a plain shaped wood tray will have an end after all πŸ˜‰

  • Reply Denise Morse 10 April 2015 at 20:04

    Beautiful, i love the Blue

  • Reply Nidhi S 10 April 2015 at 20:12

    Such a cool tray….I would probably want mine in black. Simple statement piece. πŸ™‚

  • Reply Rusthawk 10 April 2015 at 20:23

    I would pick blue, or maybe the red. They’re so beautiful!

  • Reply Anu 10 April 2015 at 20:25

    Nice giveaway! I’d go for a white one πŸ™‚ Have a great weekend! xx

  • Reply Beatrice 10 April 2015 at 20:55

    Ohhhh, schwarz würde soooo gut bei mir reinpassen πŸ™‚

  • Reply Sydney 10 April 2015 at 23:41

    I love all the colors! I think I would choose black though-so classic looking.

  • Reply Yoshiko 11 April 2015 at 02:24

    It’s too hard to decide! I love the green and the white trays.

  • Reply Vronie 11 April 2015 at 05:49

    Green 😍

  • Reply Anonymous 11 April 2015 at 06:48

    Nice giveaway! I’d go for a green one.

  • Reply Elisa 11 April 2015 at 08:00

    Great idea!!! I love the white one, love this design, finger crossed
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  • Reply lalalachouette 11 April 2015 at 08:53

    Great Tray – I fell in love with the green one <3
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  • Reply Anonymous 11 April 2015 at 09:24

    the green one!

  • Reply Ninna // Flat A4 11 April 2015 at 09:51

    Ooh, these are so beautiful! I would like mine in mint πŸ™‚

  • Reply Sirko 11 April 2015 at 10:35

    I love the green one … everybody seems to love the green one :-). Why is that? Anyway would be great to have one …

  • Reply Shoebill 11 April 2015 at 15:53

    black one (perfect place for matcha tea)

  • Reply Jan 11 April 2015 at 21:45

    Definitiv das Grüne! Der Pastellton passt so gut zu dem Holz!

    Ich hoffe bald wieder bei den UBJ Bloggers mitmachen zu können, aber in letzter Zeit war ich so in Anspruch genommen ^^’

    Liebe Grüße, Jan

  • Reply Renee G 12 April 2015 at 03:30

    Love the red one!

  • Reply Christina Dragan 12 April 2015 at 05:20

    I love it in the light blue shade. I really love the design of it.

  • Reply Maike Karen 12 April 2015 at 06:12

    Hallo Igor,
    die Tabletts sind einfach wunderschön, genau das Design und die Details der 50er, welche ich so liebe. Am besten gefällt mir das schwarze, aber auf der Seite von architectmade wird schwarz nicht angeboten – hoffentlich nicht aus dem Programm genommen? Falls es schwarz nicht mehr gäbe, dann fände ich das grün auch genau passend!
    Wünsche Dir einen schönen Sonntag!
    Maike Karen

  • Reply trish 12 April 2015 at 08:40

    I’ve been to Finn Juhl’s house – it was quite a mission to get there from Copenhagen on public transport!

    I’d prefer the black but looks like it might be out of stock, in which case I’d settle for the green.


    P.S. came via the Houzz newsletter – subscribing πŸ™‚

  • Reply Yvonne 12 April 2015 at 15:51

    They’re so beautifully made… I have to admit having a slight crush on the black one <3

  • Reply orange*69 12 April 2015 at 16:33

    I’d love the green & black one!!! I keep my fingers crossed… πŸ™‚

  • Reply Lisa Hjalt 12 April 2015 at 18:06

    This is such a classy giveaway, Igor! I would love to have the white one, the one like yours. I love the colour options but for e.g. food photography the white colour would be best. Common luck!

  • Reply Neza 12 April 2015 at 21:36

    Black & white! Thanks Igor, you rock πŸ˜‰

  • Reply Victoria 13 April 2015 at 06:22

    White would be an amazing birthday gift to myself πŸ˜‰

  • Reply David Gorrod 13 April 2015 at 08:37

    Great post Igor. Love the blue version.

  • Reply Amy 13 April 2015 at 13:41

    Red to match my dining room chairs please!

  • Reply Egon Walesch 13 April 2015 at 18:44

    I’d be very happy with any of the colours πŸ˜‰ They are all beautiful but, if pushed, I’d choose the blue one as it would work best with my decor. Cheers Igor!

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  • Reply Anonymous 14 April 2015 at 15:57

    I love the tray in white!

  • Reply Urszula Morawska 14 April 2015 at 18:41

    the white one for me please πŸ˜‰

  • Reply Yay or Nay Interiors 14 April 2015 at 23:29

    Oh Wow! Green will just fit into my new Urban Green bedroom!! ( I will post about it tomorrow) I was so inspired by your urban jungle bloggers !! Yay! ps. I would put my new plants on that tray! Yay!

    Anna, Yay Interiors + Lifestyle & Beauty

  • Reply Anonymous 15 April 2015 at 09:18

    I’d definitely go for the blue one – so into blue hues recently!
    Thanks for this great winning opportunity!

  • Reply Nina 15 April 2015 at 09:19

    I’d definitely go for the blue one – so into blue hues recently!
    Thanks for this great winning opportunity!

  • Reply My heart is here 15 April 2015 at 11:12

    I love the green one! πŸ™‚ It would be so lovely to have it πŸ™‚

  • Reply Annette Edralin 15 April 2015 at 19:50

    blue please, thank u! πŸ˜€

  • Reply Petya Dikova 15 April 2015 at 21:58

    White is for me πŸ™‚ fingers crossed!

  • Reply Gina Wang 15 April 2015 at 22:15

    Green! Thank you!

  • Reply Marie 16 April 2015 at 05:04

    The tray has really potential to make me happy. I live the white and the green one. But white is my favorite.
    Marie (mango_zitrone(at)web(dot)de)

  • Reply Anna 16 April 2015 at 05:34

    oh, such a good webshop!
    I would be very happy about a white tray:

  • Reply Marianne 16 April 2015 at 06:36

    The green one! Or the red.. I’ve looked for the perfect tray for YEARS & this may be it

  • Reply Igor Josifovic 18 April 2015 at 20:25

    This giveaway has closed and the winner was chosen randomly. Congrats to comment no. 38 from Ninna/Flat A4. Please email your address to so that your tray can be sent to you! Thanks everyone for joining the giveaway!

  • Reply Rachel 23 April 2015 at 10:58

    Wow those trays are fabulous!

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