Kay Bojesen meanwhile counts to the biggest Danish functionalists with his user friendly and modern shaping. Inside of his innocent designs he unifies shapes and objects, seriousness and playfulness.
Besides his famous wooden creatures, Bojesen also designed the Alphabet blocks out of wood. Initially designed for Danish schools in the 1950s, the wooden blocks with archetype, geometric forms are the ideal type of Bojesen designs: Simple and charming, but well-proportioned and decorative.
The Alphabet blocks by Kay Bojesen are a possibility for children to learn the alphabet while playing and to develop fun while reading and writing. Words in all languages are naturally placed with these blocks showing letters.
And if there aren’t any words to be “said”, the blocks as well serve to create abstract buildings and figures. This is how the Kay Bojesen Alphabet blocks serve as creative toys in children’s rooms and they embody Bojesen’s versatility of design, which doesn’t know any ages and which lasts for generations, delighting us all.Also in our blog:
Behind the Scenes: The Making of the Kay Bojesen Monkey
Autumn fairs 2014