Bodil Kjær

Bodil Kjaer Designer

Bodil Kjaer is a problem solver, she want to create 'solutions to functional, economic and aesthetic problems' and refers to her furniture as 'Elements of Architecture'

Bodil-Kjaer is a Designer, Professor and Architect MAA. Born in Jutland, Denmark in 1932 she was educated in England, Denmark and the United States.

Throughout her career she worked with many designers such as Paul McCobb and Arne Jacobsen, and also as a senior architect at companies such as Arup on large scale projects. She was also a tenured Professor at the University of Maryland prior to returning to Denmark to teach from her home town of Jutland.

Danish company Karakter have now reissued several pieces of Bodil Kjaer furniture known as 'Elements of Architecture' including her popular Office Desk, designed in 1959 and used on the set of several James Bond films. In addition to this, Carl Hansen & Son and Fritz Hansen have also added Bodil Kjaer designs to their collections.

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Office Desk

Designer Bodil Kjær
Manufacturer Karakter

This 1959 design from Danish architect Bodil Kjaer is known by many as 'the most beautiful desk in the world'

£7,575.00

Office Desk
Bodil Kjær for Karakter
Was £9,090 Now £7,727

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