Kay Bojesen Hippo
The wooden hippo from Kay Bojesen Denmark is part of a collection of wooden animals that were created by the designer Kay Bojesen between 1935 and 1957. It is the most angular animal design from Kay Bojesen its movable mouth lends it a functional use as a pen holder.
Fantasy Figure and Design Object
Kay Bojesen himself used the lovingly colossus as pencil holder. With this function, the hippo is the ultimate gadget for small and big ones, on the desk at home or in the office. That is how the wooden hippo from Kay Bojesen is placed in the unique limit area between fantasy figure and design object. Full of soul, humour and handicraft art it is an appeal to the playful child in each one of us.
Collector's Item and Gift Idea
But not only in the children’s room, but also in shelves and offices, the wooden animals from Kay Bojesen are meanwhile desired collectors items that are passed from one generation to another. Therefore the animals are perfectly made for gift-ideas, everywhere life and game is: baptism, birthday, confirmation, graduation, marriage, anniversary.
The wooden hippo by Kay Bojesen is available in different types of wood.Also in our blog:
Behind the Scenes: The Making of the Kay Bojesen Monkey
Memorial: Kay Bojesen passed by the 28th of August of 1958
Growing Family: new Wooden Creatures by Rosendahl