SALONE DEL MOBILE 2023
For the first time since Kay Bojesen was awarded with the prestigious first prize; Grand Prix in 1951, his designs will return to Milan for Salone del Mobile 2023.
Kay Bojesen will take part in the group exhibition ‘This is Denmark’, where a selection of Danish design brands will be showcasing a small curation of their works.
Here we will present the iconic Grand Prix cutlery along with the newly launched bar series.
VISIT OUR FLAGSHIP STORE IN COPENHAGEN
The Kay Bojesen flagship store is located at Nikolaj Plads in the heart of Copenhagen.
Here you are able to experience Kay Bojesen’s design universe in charming and unique surroundings, receive guidance on the products, and be amongst the first to have a closer look at the latest news from Kay Bojesen.
Who was Kay Bojesen?
Kay Bojesen was trained as a silversmith and first and foremost considered himself a craftsmans. Today, he is known as the man behind some of the most iconic Danish designs, including the Grand Prix cutlery and the famous wooden monkey, which, like the other wooden toys, is still adored by the public today.
“Great design is something everyone is entitled to”
Kay Bojesen was an extremely skilled shaper and during his working life, he brought many popular and functional works to life. His design mantra was to create things that would spread joy and benefit to anyone. Therefore, he also introduced his silverware in more affordable materials, such as steel and wood, to make his designs more accessible to the public. Today Kay Bojesen’s creations are loved and acknowledged in all types of homes around the world.
What did Kay Bojesen design?
Kay Bojesen was a curious and industrious craftsman. He manufactured an unbelievable amount of designs during his working life. This included a broad selection of silverware, cutlery and products for the bar and kitchen, as well as an extensive collection of figurines, toys in wood, furniture and interior. Although silver was his absolute favorite material to work with, he also worked with many other approaches to design and mastered steel, wood, glass and porcelain in addition to the silver.