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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BK14 Sunbed

Designer Bodil Kjær
Manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son

Part of the Indoor-Outdoor range, the BK14 Sunbed is a visually striking piece that offers relaxation.

£1,053.33

BK14 Sunbed
Bodil Kjær for Carl Hansen & Son
Starting at £1,264

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BK13 Swing Sofa

Designer Bodil Kjær
Manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son

The Indoor-Outdoor BK13 Swing Sofa by Bodil Kjær lends a distinguished design to any space.

£1,000.83

BK13 Swing Sofa
Bodil Kjær for Carl Hansen & Son
Starting at £1,201

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BK10 Dining Chair

Designer Bodil Kjær
Manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son

Designed by Bodil Kjær, the Indoor Outdoor BK10 Dining Chair offers a simple and striking design to any setting.

£580.00

BK10 Dining Chair
Bodil Kjær for Carl Hansen & Son
Starting at £696

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BK15 Dining Table

Designer Bodil Kjær
Manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son

The Indoor-Outdoor BK15 Dining Table by Bodil Kjær lends a practical and timeless design.

£1,160.00

BK15 Dining Table
Bodil Kjær for Carl Hansen & Son
Starting at £1,392

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BK16 Side Table

Designer Bodil Kjær
Manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son

Crafted by Carl Hansen, the BK16 Side Table is a versatile wooden side table suited to indoors or outdoors.

£420.83

BK16 Side Table
Bodil Kjær for Carl Hansen & Son
Starting at £505

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BK12 Lounge Sofa

Designer Bodil Kjær
Manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son

Adaptable to varied environments, the Indoor-Outdoor BK12 Lounge Sofa offers a simple and striking design.

£1,053.33

BK12 Lounge Sofa
Bodil Kjær for Carl Hansen & Son
Starting at £1,264

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BK11 Lounge Chair

Designer Bodil Kjær
Manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son

Designed by Bodil Kjær and crafted by Carl Hansen, the BK11 Lounge Chair features a cubist linear form.

£685.00

BK11 Lounge Chair
Bodil Kjær for Carl Hansen & Son
Starting at £822

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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
Starting at £9,090

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