Select Georg Jensen site

To ship internationally, you must shop from the site that matches your shipping destination.

Bo Bonfils

1941

Bo Bonfils (b. 1941) is a Danish autodidact designer and has had his own business since 1960. He started his business while also drawing at the national paper Politiken. Bo Bonfils is amongst other things known for drawing stamps, and did the first ones in 1981 with motifs of areoplanes through the ages. Many will however recognize his line from much else than stamps. Bo Bonfils became nationally known in the early 1970'ies for a series of matchboxes for the upscale grocery chain Irma. Furthermore he is known for his posters for Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Tivoli, Louisiana and DSB, and Internationally for his posters for Daimler-Benz. For many years he designed everyday products for the Danish market under the motto "Making the ordinary beautiful". Amongst other things in this category Bonfils has designed the cutlery line “Bo Bonfils” for Georg Jensen, this design won the ID Prize in 1990. Bo Bonfils moved to the artisan town of Svaneke in Bornholm in 1993. Since 2003, he has been living in Raadvad, Zealand with his wife Jane Reumert who is a ceramic artist.

Products by Bo Bonfils

Designers

Close

Cookies use

We use cookies to operate our online shop, collect tracking statistics and target marketing from us and our partners. By using this website you consent to the use of cookies for the said purposes. Read more about our cookies policy and how to disable use of cookies by clicking here. Note: You will not be able to complete a purchase if you have disabled cookies in your browser.