05 DEC 2018

Introducing the Cheerful Wooden Characters of Kay Bojesen

Kay Bojesen is one of the most celebrated names of Danish design, and for very good reason. The silversmith and designer for which the brand is named dedicated his life to crafting small wooden toys of the highest quality for gifting to loved ones on special occasions.

Shop the Kay Bojesen Range

The cheeky monkey (1951) in playful positions quickly became an icon of Danish design, amongst a band of other cheerful characters which are all miniature masterpieces in their own right. It is this tradition of gifting something for life that first attracted us to Kay Bojesen, as a brand that embodies the Good Form ethos of enduring design that will be passed down from generation to generation. 

Of course, the thoughtful process of Kay Bojesen crafting these toys from the spare pieces of wood left over from larger projects makes this brand even more special as a resourceful and sustainable approach to gifting. 

As a dedicated collector of modern design, Dan Eagle of Good Form admits "I have a tendency to go straight for the most rare and desirable pieces. When a very rare, early edition large monkey became available I decided that I must have it. It was very expensive and more than a little indulgent but it's a special piece we will have and pass on to our children in the future". 

The chance to represent the Kay Bojesen brand in New Zealand is an exciting development for Good Form, enabling others to have access to Bojesen's great legacy of design and pass their favourite wooden creature on to someone they love.


More inspiration you might like

Best of 2019 – Our Picks

It's been another busy year for us and we want to take the time to say thanks to all the amazing customers and friends who have supported us throughout the year. From all of us at Mr. Bigglesworthy we hope you have a Merry Christmas and festive holiday season.

READ MORE

New Zealand Collection – Preview Event

Delicious cocktails mixed well with iconic furniture at the gallery last night!

READ MORE

New Zealand Modern Collection | Opens October 17, 2019

Join us to celebrate our third annual New Zealand Collection!

READ MORE

The Lines and Forms of Richard Neutra

A few years ago we were lucky enough to have a holiday in California and of course we had to head over to Palm Springs for some architecture tourism.

READ MORE
SITE BY EMMA EAGLE