The Songbirds were designed by Kay Bojesen in the 1950s but were never put into production at the time. Now these wonderful personalities can find friends among design lovers all over the world. The Songbirds are made of solid beech and hand-painted, and they are named after the designer and his family members.
The Bojesen’s patio at the family home Bella Vista near Bellevue, north of Copenhagen, was full of flowers, wicker furniture – and birds. There can be no doubt that this is the source of Kay Bojesen’s inspiration for the carefree songbird that he designed in the 1950s. All birds have a clean, modern expression, stripped of superfluous details. The birds are so lifelike that it is easy to imagine them breaking out in song as the sun rises.
This Songbird called Ernst represents Kay’s father, who also as a creative person inspired Kay to create his joyful wooden figures.
- Painted beech
- 16 cm