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 should not 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 out of high quality oak and walnut that takes on charm over the years. Bojesen himself honoured the mantra during his whole life: good design has to be human, warm and vivid: "They should remind us of a circus”, is what he used to say about his works, from what his animals count to the most beloved ones.
Kay Bojesen counts to the greatest Danish functionalists with his user-friendly and modern shaping. In his naïve designs, form and object, seriousness and game melt together. At the same time Bojesen possessed the unique power of waking wood to life, converting his work into international design icons.Also in our blog:
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