The Puffin by Kay Bojesen is not just a toy. It is a sculpture in the unique boundary between fantasy character and design object.
Although it is not supposed to be a copy of a real animal, the Puffin designed by Kay Bojesen has a strong personality full of life: The wooden animal looks cheeky and curious. Full of soul, humour and craftsmanship, the puffin is an appeal to the child in all of us. The wooden animal by Kay Bojesen Denmark has a clean, modern appearance without unnecessary shapes and it inspires young and old with its timeless design.
The Danish manufacturer Rosendahl Design Group, manufactures the wooden animals by Kay Bojesen in close cooperation with his family, using high-quality oak and walnut wood that gains charm over the years. For his entire life, Bojesen himself honoured the mantra that good design should be human, warm and vivid: “It should remind us of a circus”, is what he used to say about his work, of which his animals are the most popular.
Kay Bojesen belongs to the greatest Danish functionalists with his user-friendly and modern design. In his naïve designs, form and object, seriousness and playfulness melt together. At the same time, Bojesen possessed the unique power of waking wood to life, turning his work into international design icons.