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DESIGN IN BALANCE · AW19/20


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Anni & Bent Knudsen Collection™

Livingly®

Since 1952 the Danish artists

In 2008 the Knudsen family sold the

It is our declared policy to work closely

and silversmiths from Kolding, Anni

mobile business to Livingly , a Danish

with our suppliers to ensure that the

and Bent Knudsen, have delighted

company founded by Kent Sejdelin

raw material we use in our produc-

children and adults worldwide with

and his architect and designer wife,

tion originates from sustainable and

their award-winning paper designs

Louise Helmersen.

environmental friendly production.

Environment ®

and mobiles.

Anni & Bent Knudsen

This means that the paper and wood With the sole vision of adding

we use in our products originate

In 1952 Bent

inspiring and original creative Dan-

from sustainable forestry and FSC

Knudsen was

ish artistry to the home Livingly

certified companies in Europe.

engaged by

introduced a selection of classic

Silversmiths

mobiles and greeting cards from the

Our highly valued customers

Hans Hansen

past 80 years in combination with

We sell our products to high-profiled

(Later Georg

our own modern designs.

wholesalers in Denmark as well as

Jensen). In the

internationally. Our customers include

evenings after work, Bent and his

We have emphasized designing and

art museums, gift and department

wife Anni would put their outstand-

bringing new design mobiles to the

stores, interior and furniture stores,

ing talents to work designing and

market. Our collection consists of

book stores, paper stores and kids

producing highly original Christmas

+400 designs within our four main

stores. However, we also offer custom-

ornaments and mobiles, using paper,

themes: Design Mobiles, Christmas

made projects in cooperation with

card board, wood, metal, glass, plastic

Mobiles and Ornaments, Kids mobiles

individual customers.

and other materials – even fish bone.

and Greeting Cards.

And this was just the beginning.

Thank you for taking time to explore Hand made in Denmark

our catalogue. We are confident that

Anni & Bent Knudsen’s concepts

– our highly valued homeworkers

the quality and uniqueness of Livingly

quickly became state-of-the-art and

All the production is carried out

designs, backed by a proven track re-

by 1975 they were exporting to 75

in Denmark as “Made in Denmark”

cord of award-winning success, will

countries, with major sales in the

means a lot to us. We emphasize in

add flair to your range and inspire

USA, Japan, Germany and France.

bringing high quality products to the

your customers, just as we have

Anni & Bent Knudsen exhibited their

market with due consideration to

been inspired.

designs internationally e.g. World

our social responsibility.

Expo in New York 1964, and were

Best regards,

commissioned to undertake exclusive

We employ 40 skilled homeworkers

assignments by the Danish Royal

in our local area who carry out the

Family as well as Churches and

high quality production of our prod-

Community Groups.

ucts. All our products are handmade.

Louise & Kent

Want to learn more about us? FOLLOW LIVINGLY: facebook.com/livingly instagram.com/livinglydesign

Livingly products are made by homeworkers in Denmark.

Louise Helmersen

Kent Sejdelin


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INDEX Design Mobiles. . . . . . . . 4 Children’s Mobiles . . . . 12 Season’s mobiles . . . . . 18 RectoVerso Posters. . . 28 Cards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Season’s Cards. . . . . . . . 32 References. . . . . . . . . . . 34 Timeline. . . . . . . . . . . . . 36


4 16-3083-1 · Blades Mobile 60x60 cm · Anno 2016

16-3085-1 Fun DNA Wood · Anno 2016 · 70x21 cm

17-3108-1 Quadrat Mobile 9 · Wood · 2017 · 80x105 cm

17-3107-1 Quadrat Mobile 5 · Wood · 2017 · 50x42 cm


5 15-3078-2 Molecule Mobile /5 · White · 100x80 cm

15-3078-1 Molecule Mobile /5 · Blue/green · 100x80 cm

Molecule Mobile Inspiration for these mobiles was found in drawings of molecules.

15-3078-3 Molecule Mobile /5 · Red · 100x80 cm 15-3080-2 Mini White · 50 cm

15-3080-3 Mini Grey · 50 cm

15-3080-4 Mini Blue/green 50 cm

15-3080-5 Mini Pink · 50 cm


6 12-3017-2 · Honeycomb Mobile Grey, blue, green

12-3017-1 · Honeycomb Mobile Anno 2012 · 75x52 cm

12-3016-7 · Density Mobile Light / dark green · 26x63 cm

12-3016-5 · Density Mobile Light blue · 26x63 cm

12-3016-6 · Density Mobile Grey · 26x63 cm

15-3059-1 · Maskulinum Grey / blue / red · 20x58 cm

15-3060-2 · Femininum Grey / sand / red · 20x60 cm

15-3060-4 ·Femininum Red / dark red · 20x60 cm

15-3059-3 · Maskulinum Blue / dark blue · 20x58 cm

12-3016-1 · Density Mobile Anno 2012 · 26x63 cm

12-3016-2 · Density Mobile Anno 2012 · 26x63 cm

12-3016-3 · Density Mobile 26x63 cm

12-3016-4 · Density Mobile 26x63 cm


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18-3117-2 Step-Up Mobile Grey · 60x40 cm

18-3114-4 Circulos Mobile Blue (Grey, blue, white)

18-3114-5 Circulos Mobile Craft (Grey, craft, white)

18-3114-3 Circulos Mobile Yellow (Craft, yellow, white)

18-3114-1 Circulos Mobile Red (Grey, red, craft)

18-3117-1 Step-Up Mobile Red · 60x40 cm


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13-3023-1 Cubillusion Mobile /9 Multi · Anno 2013 · 37x48 cm

13-3023-2 Cubillusion Mobile /9 Grey · 37x48 cm

13-3022-1 Cubillusion Mobile /4 Multi · Anno 2013 · 23x32 cm

13-3022-2 Cubillusion Mobile /4 Grey · 23x32 cm

Cubillusion Mobiles Inspired by OP Art from the 1960s. As the cubes of the Cubillusion Mobiles turn your eye will be tricked to see solid cubes or the inside of them.

13-3023-3 Cubillusion Mobile /9 Blue · 37x48 cm

13-3023-4 Cubillusion Mobile /9 Green · 37x48 cm

13-3023-5 Cubillusion Mobile /9 Pink · 37x48 cm

14-3036-3 Facet Mobile · blue · 53x60 cm

14-3036-4 Facet Mobile · green · 53x60 cm

14-3036-5 Facet Mobile · pink · 53x60 cm

PARIS MONUMENTS

14-3047-1 Paris monuments Mobile, 3 towers Grey/white · 15x40 cm

14-3047-2 · Pink 14-3047-3 · Golden

12-3011-1 · Fun DNA Felt · Anno 2012 · 10 x 45 cm

17-3112-1 · Fun DNA Large Felt Anno 2017 · 16 x 90 cm


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11-3010-1 · Flower Mobile Green/purple · 30x90 cm

11-3010-2 · Flower Mobile Red/or/pink · 30x90 cm

11-3010-5 · Flower Mobile Pink · 30x90 cm

11-3010-4 · Flower Mobile Blue/green · 30x90 cm

11-3010-20 · Flower Mobile Grey · 30x90 cm

11-3010E-16 · Flowers · White 12 cm · 4 single ornaments

11-3010E-11 · Red 11-3010E-12 · Orange 11-3010E-15 · Pink 11-3010E-13 · Blu intenso 11-3010E-14 · Mint 14-3050-1 · 35x54 cm

11-3010E-16 · White

15-3056-1 · 35x54 cm

Letter Mobiles Livingly has developed a series of letter mobiles with predifined words. We are also producing customized mobiles with words of your own choice. 14-3038-1 · 35x93 cm

14-3040-1 · 35x54 cm

Y

H G G E

18-3119-1 · 35x67 cm

H

A R C I

14-3055-1 · 35x67 cm

14-3041-1 · 35x67 cm

14-3037-1 · 35x41 cm


10 07-2134-1 · UFO Mobile Original colours · Anno 1956 30x70 cm

07-2134-2 · UFO Mobile Black/white/red · Anno 1956 30x70 cm

Exhibited at World Expo in New York in 1964

In 1964 the UFO Mobile, Circle Frame Mobile and Fish Mobile were exhibited at World Expo in New York. These mobiles were also amongst the first designs Anni & Bent Knudsen exported through the Danish organization “Den Permanente”.


11 07-2188-1 Fish Mobile /6 Anno 1956 · 80 x 80 cm

07-2115-1 · Fish Mobile /4 Blue/green · 1956 · 30x40 cm

07-2115-2 · Fish Mobile /4 Red, yellow, green · Anno 1956 · 30 x 40 cm

07-2202E-1 Circle Frame /4 · 42 cm

07-2202E-2 Circle Frame /4 · 42 cm

07-2202-1 · Circle Frame Mobile /16 · Anno 1956 · 42x44 cm


12 18-3118-2006 · Multi Elements To hang or stand Mix colour 20 pcs. · 10 cm/element

18-3118M-4 · Multi Mobile Mix colour 30 pcs. w. bars · 10 cm/element Mobile app. 40x60 cm

18-3118M-1 · White

18-3118M-2 · Blue/grey/brown

18-3118M-3 · Red/grey/brown 18-3118-2001 · White 18-3118-2002 · Blue 18-3118-2003 · Red 18-3118-2004 · Brown 18-3118-2005 · Grey

DIY

Play with the shapes and make your own sculpture with Multi Mobile and Multi Elements

Combination examples:

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MULTI MOBILE

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13 19-3122-1 Helicopter Mobile 45x45 cm

NEW

19-3123-1 Dragonfly Mobile 45x40 cm

NEW

16-3084-2 Bird Mobile · White · 75x70 cm

16-3084-1 Bird Mobile · White/grey/silver · 75x70 cm

17-3113-1 Porpoise Whale Mobile · Grey · 60 cm


14 15-3068-1 Columbine in Building 25 cm

15-3067-1 Columbine 15 cm

15-3069-1 Harlequin, Columbine & Pierrot Mobile 34x25 cm

15-3064-1 Pierrot in Building 25 cm

15-3063-1 Pierrot 15 cm 15-3066-1 Harlequin in building 25 cm

15-3065-1 Harlequin 15 cm 15-3061-1 Guardsman 15 cm

15-3062-1 Guardsman in Building 25 cm

15-3072-1 · Balloon Mobile · Blue-green 15-3070-2 · Blue Green

15-3072-2 Balloon Mobile · pink · 20x40 cm

15-3071-1 Harlequin Open Diamond Mobile Multi colour · 28x66 cm

15-3071-2 · Blue-green

15-3070-1 Harlequin Diamond Mobile 18x42 cm


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07-1056-1 · Stork · 13 cm

07-1056M · Stork Mobile · 30 x 25 cm

07-1057M · Swan Mobile · 30 x 15 cm

In 1969 Anni & Bent Knudsen acquired all rights to a series of paper cuttings from the 30-50’ies designed by the author and artist Mrs. Birte Dietz. The designs are characterized by the flat paper emerging into whirling three-dimensional fairytale shapes like the stork, swan, cat and mermaid. The witch is a re-design made by Bent Knudsen based on the original Dietz design. 07-1053-2 Spiral Cat · 11 cm

07-1005 · Swan · 22 cm 07-1053-1 Spiral Cat · 11 cm

07-1010 · Stork · 25 cm 07-1054-2 · Mermaid 11 cm

07-1054-1 · Mermaid 11 cm

07-1025-1 · Mermaid · 25 cm

Assorted combination of colours

Assorted combination of colours


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07-2674M-3 Elephant Mobile, blue 14 x 25 cm

07-2414-1 · Duck Pond · 1981 · 19 x 34 cm 07-2506-1 Swan with duckling · 16 cm

07-2674M-5 Elephant Mobile, pink 14 x 25 cm 07-2674M-2 Elephant Mobile Anno 1991 14 x 25 cm

07-2525-1 18 cm

07-2364M-1 Polar Bear Mobile Anno 1978 · 25 cm

07-2364M-3 Bear Mobile Anno 1978 25 cm

07-2348M-1 Monkey Mobile Anno 1978 · 20 x 40 cm


17 07-2479-1 Milking Cow Anno 1938 19 cm

Bent Knudsen’s first mobile In 1938 at the age of 14 Bent Knudsen designed this cartoonish milking cow with the enormous udder and hanging head.

07-2446M Swallow Mobile Anno 1983 · 22 x 28 cm 07-2098-1 · Guardsman Anno 1954 · 18 cm

Exhibited at World Expo in New York in 1964

07-2486M-1 · Cat Mobile Anno 1986 · 18 x 32 cm

07-2486M-2 · Cat Mobile Anno 1986 · 18 x 32 cm

07-2439M-3 Bird Mobile, black Anno 1978 15 x 30 cm

07-2439M-4 Bird Mobile, blue Anno 1978 · 15 x 30 cm

07-2445M Panda Mobile Anno 1983 · 15 x 38 cm

Award winning design In 1969 Anni & Bent Knudsen received an award from the Danish Export Counsil for their creation of - and export success with - the Guardsman Mobile.


18 18-3115M-1 Circle Angel Mobile · 40x36 cm

NEW

18-3116-1 · Circle Angel · 19 cm · Can hang or stand 11-3008-1 Scandinavian Snowflake Large White Anno 2011 32 cm

NEW

18-3115-1 Circle Angels · 2 pcs · 10 cm Can hang or stand

12-3012-2 Paperchain, Angel/Stars w. 12 ornaments Gold/Silver/White

14-3042-1 Scandinavian Snowflake, Small White · 13 cm · 2 pcs

14-3042-9 Scandinavian Snowflake Small Silver paper · 13 cm · 2 pcs

14-3042-3 Scandinavian Snowflake, Small Golden paper · 13 cm · 2 pcs


19 19-3124-1 Sirius Star Mobile, mini 37x45 cm Red

NEW

19-3124-2 Sirius Star Mobile, mini 37x45 cm White

NEW

19-3124-8 Sirius Star Mobile, mini 37x45 cm Gold

NEW


20 15-3080E-1 Molecule Mini, single Red · 2 pcs 8,5 cm

15-3080E-2 Molecule Mini, single White · 2 pcs 8,5 cm

15-3080E-8 Molecule Mini, single Gold · 2 pcs 8,5 cm

15-3080E-9 Molecule Mini, single Silver · 2 pcs 8,5 cm

Sirius Star Mini · 3 pcs · 10 cm 15-3081-1 · 3 pcs · Red 15-3081-2 · 3 pcs · White 15-3081-8 · 3 pcs · Gold 15-3081-9 · 3 pcs · Silver

13-3028-2 Ingrid Star · 8-pointed · White 18 cm

13-3028-1 · Red

11-3009E-2 BOXofSTARS · Red 14 cm · 4 single ornaments

11-3009E-1 White 11-3009E-8 Gold 11-3009E-9 Silver 11-3009E-7 Black

MEGA SIZE

15-3076-8 Ingrid Star Mega · Gold 42 cm

15-3076-1 · Red 15-3076-2 · White 15-3076-9 · Silver

MEGA SIZE

15-3077-8 Sirius Star Mega · Gold 47 cm

15-3077-1 · Red 15-3077-2 · White 15-3077-9 · Silver


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11-3009-1 White · 120 cm

11-3009-2 Red · 120 cm

11-3009-7 Black · 120 cm

11-3009-21 Grey/Silv/wh · 120 cm

11-3009-4 Holly · 120 cm

11-3009-8 Gold · 120 cm

11-3009-6 Navy blue · 120 cm

11-3009-9 Silver · 120 cm

MEGA SIZE

Church of Middelfart, Denmark

MEGA SIZE

The Star Mobile Designed by architect Louise Helmersen who finds fascination in geometrical shapes and folding techniques. Mega size versions The star mobile is also designed for large rooms, and is available in mega versions with 3 or 7 stars.

15-3077M3-8 · Mega 125 cm

Also available in red or white on request

15-3077M3-9 · Mega 125 cm

15-3077M7-8 · Mega 330 cm

15-3077M7-9 · Mega 330 cm


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16-3096-2 · White

16-3096-1 Vera Top Star · 26 cm · Anno 2016 · Red

16-3095-2 Vera Star · 26 cm · Anno 2016 · White

16-3096-9 · Silver

16-3096-8 · Gold

16-3096-11 · Wood

16-3095-1 · Red

16-3095-9 · Silver

16-3095-8 · Gold

16-3095-11 · Wood

16-3094-1 · Red

16-3094-2 Vera Star · 15 cm 2 pcs · Anno 2016 · White

16-3094-8 · Gold

16-3094M7-2 Vera Star Mobile 7 White · 40 x 125 cm

16-3094-9 · Silver

16-3094-11 · Wood

16-3094M7-1 Vera Star Mobile 7 Red · 40 x 125 cm

16-3094M3-2 · White

16-3094M3-11 · Wood

16-3094M3-1 Vera Star Mobile 3 Red · 27 x 50 cm


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14-3044-4 House of Heart 8 cm · 2 pcs

14-3044-5 House of Heart 8 cm · 2 pcs

14-3044-3 House of Heart 8 cm · 2 pcs

13-3031-1 Mouritsen Pleated Star Mobile Red · 30 x 60 cm

13-3031-2 Mouritsen Pleated Star Mobile White · 30 x 60 cm

13-3030-1 Red · 8 cm 6 single ornaments

12-3018-3 Bentzen Ornaments, red Anno 2012 · 10 cm · 2 pcs

13-3030-2 White · 8 cm 6 single ornaments

Mouritsen Pleated Stars Designed by Danish award winning architect Tine Mouritsen. 12-3019-2 Bentzen Crystals Anno 2012 · 10 cm · 2 pcs

Bentzen ornaments By Danish designer Josefine Bentzen – winner of Red Dot Design Award.

12-3019-4 Bentzen Crystals Anno 2012 · 10 cm · 2 pcs

12-3018-1 Bentzen Ornaments, yellow Anno 2012 · 10 cm · 2 pcs

13-3035-1 Mouritsen Pleated Stars, Table Anno 2013 · 3 pcs

13-3035-2 Mouritsen Pleated Stars, Table Anno 2013 · 3 pcs


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14-3043-2 Geometrees 9 cm · 2 pcs

14-3043-1 Geometrees 9 cm · 2 pcs

14-3043-4 Geometrees 9 cm · 2 pcs

14-3043-3 Geometrees 9 cm · 2 pcs

13-3025-2 Clara Stars Anno 2013 · 12 cm 2 pcs

13-3026-1 Clara Hearts Anno 2013 · 9 cm 2 pcs

12-3020-1 · Star tree small · white · 23 cm 12-3021-1 · Star tree large · white · 31 cm 12-3020-2 · Star tree small · light blue · 23 cm 12-3021-2 · Star tree large · light blue · 31 cm 12-3020-3 · Star tree small · dark blue · 23 cm 12-3021-3 · Star tree large · dark blue · 31 cm

14-3046-1 NOEL Mobile 10 x 60 cm

14-3052-1 JUL Mobile 10 x 50 cm

14-3045-1 Joy Mobile 10 x 47 cm

14-3051-1 LOVE Mobile 10 x 60 cm


25 07-2375-1 · Star, dbl. Anno 1978 · 18 cm

07-2361-1 Christmas Tree, dbl. Anno 1978 · 27 cm

07-2360-1 Christmas Tree, dbl. Anno 1978 18 cm

Hang or stand

07-2376-1 Star, dbl. Anno 1978 · 26 cm

07-2361-2 Christmas Tree, dbl. Anno 1978 · 27 cm

07-2360-2 Christmas Tree, dbl. · Anno 1978 18 cm

07-2361-9 Christmas Tree, dbl. · White/Silver Anno 1978 · 27 cm

07-2360-9 Christmas Tree, dbl. · White/Silver Anno 1978 · 18 cm


26 07-2615-2 The North Star Anno 1989 · 26 cm

07-2797-1 Fold-out Stars Anno 1994 11 cm 2 pcs

07-2797-2 · Fold-out Stars Anno 1994 · 11 cm 2 pcs

07-2604-2 · Triple Hearts Anno 1986 · 9 cm · 2 pcs 07-2603-2 · Triple Stars Anno 1986 · 8 cm 2 pcs

07-2603-1 · Triple Stars Anno 1986 · 8 cm 2 pcs

07-2604-1 · Triple Hearts Anno 1986 · 9 cm · 2 pcs 07-2798-2 · Fold-out Hearts Anno 1994 · 11 cm 2 pcs

07-2615-1 The North Star Anno 1989 · 26 cm 07-2605-2 · Triple Bells Anno 1986 · 9 cm 2 pcs

07-2605-1 Triple Bells Anno 1986 9 cm · 2 pcs

07-2418-1 · Spinning Heart Anno 1981 · 13 cm · Ass.

07-2798-1 Fold-out Hearts Anno 1994 · 11 cm · 2 pcs

In 1952 Anni & Bent Knudsen were assigned to redesign the traditional Danish Christmas ornaments. Since then thousands of designs have been created by them, and today many of their designs have become sought-after collector’s items.

07-2425-1 Ice Crystals Anno 1981 10 cm · 2 pcs

Mini

07-2424-1 Ice Crystal Anno 1981 19 cm

Mini

07-1100-1 Elves in ringdrops Anno 1984 · 6 cm · 4 pcs

07-1101-1 Elves · Anno 1984 5 cm · 4 pcs

07-2218-1 Spinning Star Anno 1973 20 cm · Ass.

Mini

07-1102-1 · Clog Elves Anno 1984 · 6 cm · 4 pcs

Mini

07-1103-1 Angels · Anno 1984 5 cm · 4 pcs


27 19-3125-1 Elf Mobile 14 cm

Anno

1993

NEW Anno

2019

07-2680-1 Clown Elf · 14 cm 07-2135-1 Elf Mobile 9 x 17 cm

Anno

1953

Annual Season’s Design Beginning in 1953 Anni & Bent Knudsen started creating an annual season’s design. Livingly continues the tradition by creating a new design every year.

08-3001-1 Circle Elf Boy 15 cm

15-3079-1 Elf 2015 · 14 cm

Anno

2015

16-3097-1 Elf 2016 · 14 cm

Anno

2016

Anno

2008

09-3005-1 Circle Elf Girl 14 cm

17-3109-1 Elf 2017 · 14 cm

Anno

2017

Anno

2009


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RectoVerso Posters · Medium 30x33 cm (A3 width)

RV18-301-2 · White RV18-301-1 RectoVerso Poster · 30 x 33 cm RV18-301-3 · Grey RV18-301-4 · Dark Blue Circle Waves Red

RV18-302-2 · White RV18-302-1 RectoVerso Poster · 30 x 33 cm RV18-302-3 · Grey RV18-302-4 · Dark Blue Hexagon Waves Red


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RectoVerso Posters · Small 21x24 cm (A4 width)

RV18-401-2 · White RV18-401-1 RectoVerso Poster · 21 x 24 cm RV18-401-3 · Grey RV18-401-4 · Dark Blue Circle Waves Red

RV18-402-2 · White RV18-402-1 RectoVerso Poster · 21 x 24 cm RV18-402-3 · Grey RV18-402-4 · Dark Blue Hexagon Waves Red

Small RectoVerso Posters with connector

RV18-403-2 · White RV18-403-1 RectoVerso Poster · 21 x 24 cm RV18-403-3 · Grey RV18-403-4 · Dark Blue Square Waves Red

A4 Frame

A3 Frame

RV18-404-2 · White RV18-404-1 RectoVerso Poster · 21 x 24 cm RV18-404-3 · Grey RV18-404-4 · Dark Blue Leaf Red

A2 Frame

RV18-FRA4-1 · 21,4 cm RectoVerso Frame

RV18-FRA3-1 · 30,3 cm RectoVerso Frame

RV18-FRA2-1 · 42,8 cm RectoVerso Frame

RV18-FRA4X-1 · 21,4 cm RectoVerso Connector

RV18-FRA3X-1 · 30,3 cm RectoVerso Connector

RV18-FRA2X-1 · 42,8 cm RectoVerso Connector

RectoVerso Frames are made of European Oak – from responsible forestry.


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Bauhaus paper folding techniques In cooperation with Bauhaus Dessau Museum Shop Livingly has launched a series of cards inspired by paper construction courses from the 1920’s at Bauhaus School. We have added a star and a heart for special occasions.

Cards 15x15 cm Envelopes 16x16 cm

16-3091C-1 · Red

16-3091C-2 · Grey

16-3091C-3 · Blue

16-3091C-4 · Yellow

16-3091C-5 · Brown

16-3092C-1 · Red

16-3092C-2 · Grey

16-3092C-3 · Blue

16-3092C-4 · Yellow

16-3092C-5 · Brown

16-3093C-1 · Red

16-3093C-2 · Grey

16-3093C-3 · Blue

16-3093C-4 · Yellow

16-3093C-5 · Brown

17-3110C-1 · Red

17-3110C-2 · Grey

17-3110C-5 · Brown

17-3111C-1 · Red

17-3111C-2 · Grey

17-3111C-5 · Brown


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Balloon Card, blu int. 15-3075C-2 15-3072C-2, Tivoli

Balloon Card, mint 15-3075C-1 15-3072C-1, Tivoli

Balloon Card, blue 15-3075C-3 15-3072C-3, Tivoli

Balloon Card, gold 15-3075C-4 15-3072C-4, Tivoli

Balloon Card, red 15-3075C-6 15-3072C-6, Tivoli

Balloon Card, rosa 15-3075C-7 15-3072C-7, Tivoli

Balloon Card, pink 15-3075C-5 15-3072C-5, Tivoli

Tivoli cards have a TIVOLI logo printed on the front of the card.

14-3047C-1 red

14-3047C-2 grey

14-3047C-3 gold

14-3047C-4 pink

15-3061C-1

15-3063C-1

15-3065C-1

15-3067C-1

07-1056C-2

07-1056C-1

07-2485C-1

07-1053C-1

07-1057C-1

07-2647C-1

07-2480MC-1

07-1136C-1

07-2439C-4

07-2439C-3

07-2674C-3, assorted

07-2674C-5, assorted

Mobile Card: Card with a mobile attached. The mobile is also a gift and can be detached and used elsewhere.

Mobile Cards 12,6 x 16,6 cm include: • Mobile • Card • Writing Sheet attached • Insert Sheet • Envelope


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Christmas cards 11x11 cm Envelopes 12x12 cm

13-3024C-6 Dark blue greeting card with red ornament (ass.) 13-3024C-2 Red greeting card with dark green ornament (ass.) 13-3024C-4 Dark green greeting card with sage green ornament (ass.)

07-1112C-1

07-1121C-1

07-1145C-1

07-1132C-1

07-1101C-1

07-1120C-1

07-1144C-1

13-3024C-5 Sage green greeting card with sunny green ornament (ass.)

07-1105C-1

07-1103C-1

07-1100C-1

07-1102C-1

9 x 21 cm


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19-3125C-1 Elf 2019 in card

08-3001C-1

09-3005C-1

16-3097C-1 · Elf 2016 in card

15-3079C-1 · Elf 2015 in card

07-2427C-1

13 x 17 cm

14-3054C-1 · Elf 2014 in card 07-2607C-1

07-2608C-1

07-2680C-1

07-2794C-1


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References, short list Illums Bolighus, department stores - Denmark Design Museum Denmark ARoS Aarhus Art Museum - Denmark H.C. Andersen Museum - Denmark National Museum - Denmark Kunsten, Museum of Modern Art - Denmark

Mobile exhibition at the library at Kulturøen · Middelfart, 2016

Tinga Tango, interior store - Denmark Visit Denmark - Denmark The Getty Center, Los Angeles - USA Museum of Modern Art, New York - USA Guggenheim, New York - USA National Gallery of Art - USA Christian Dior - France Le Bon Marché, department store - France Centre Pompidou - France Picasso Museum - France Fabriano Boutique, paper workshops - Italy Guggenheim, Venice - Italy Victoria & Albert Museum - UK

Picasso Museum, Paris, France, 2017 Livingly bird mobiles

SCP, interior stores - UK TATE Modern - UK Twentytwentyone, design store - UK John Lewis, department stores - UK Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle - Germany BAUHAUS Museum Dessau - Germany

Maison Nordik · Paris 2014

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia - Australia MoMA shop in Tokyo - Japan ACTUS, interior stores - Japan Fundacio Joan Miró - Spain Basilica Sagrada Familia - Spain Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia Shop - Spain Louise Helmersen from Livingly participated in 11 episodes of the national TV-show “Made in Denmark” - a series about creativity and crafts · 2015


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Tate Modern, London 2012 Livingly stars as shop decoration

John Lewis, London 2013 Livingly designs used as shop decoration

Custom made greeting card Christian Dior 2013 Custom made card Visit Denmark 2016


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History – timeline

1924 Bent Knudsen is born. 1926 Anni Knudsen is born. 1938 Bent Knudsen (14 yrs) designs the milking cow “Maren Malkeko”.

Bent Knudsen is commissioned by the Danish Crown Princess Couple to create a silver toilet set as a wedding gift for HRH Princess Anne Marie.

1966 Opening of the new architect made workshop and storage building next to their home. 7.000 visitors within the first year!

1945 Bent Knudsen completes his education as silversmith at COHR in Fredericia. 1946 Bent Knudsen employed at Hans Hansen Silversmith in Kolding until 1956. (today: Georg Jensen) 1950 Anni and Bent Knudsen marry. 1952 Mrs. Hansen at Hans Hansen encourages Bent Knudsen to renew the traditional Danish Christmas ornamentation. Anni & Bent Knudsen begin the production of Christmas ornaments.

Bent Knudsen works part time at Hans Hansen and part time at home.

1956 Bent Knudsen works full time with Anni Knudsen in their family company.

1969 Anni & Bent Knudsen receive an award from the Danish Trade Council for their creation of and success with their version of the Guardsman Mobile from the Royal Danish Life Guards.

1971 Anni & Bent Knudsen participate in a workshop in Githa Nørby’s and Dario Campeotto’s design shop “Dinamarca” in Torino.

Special assignment from the department store “Gimble” in New York: A series of large Hans Christian Andersen figures for their Christmas theme “Danish Fairytales”.

Bent Knudsen designs (both in paper and silver) while Anni Knudsen sells the products with great success.

1972 Exporting to 75 countries.

Supplier at the exclusive sales and export organization “Den Permanente” in Copenhagen.

1974 July 10. The Royal Couple pays Anni & Bent Knudsen an official visit.

Supplier at “Danish Handcraft Guild” (Håndarbejdets Fremme).

1975 Exhibiting at The Danish Museum of Art & Design (Kunstindustrimuseet).

Exhibiting at Charlottenborg (State Institution – Gallery of Contemporary Art).

1987 March 26 Bent Knudsen recieves the design award “Faxe’s Designpris”.

1958 Assigned to deliver more than 2 tons of leather elephants and donkeys for the American Presidential Election in 1960. Repeated in 1964 and 1968. The elephant is symbolizing the Republicans, while the donkey is symbolizing the Democrats.

The product range reaches 189 designs.

1962 45 full time home workers are employed, and 120 extra in busy seasons. 1963 Bent Knudsen is assigned by the Danish Crown Princess Couple to create a set of jewelry as a gift for the Queen Sirikit of Thailand. 1964 Exhibiting at World Expo in New York with 10 products, i.e. the Guardsman Mobile and the UFO Mobile.

154 home workers are employed and 20 extra in busy seasons.

1988 Anni & Bent Knudsen recieves the design award “European Gold Star for Quality” in Madrid by CIEMIP.

1959 Family Knudsen buys a big house with 20 rooms in Kolding, with a workshop in the basement. An air-raid shelter from World War 2 in the garden is opened as showroom.

Livingly buys Anni & Bent Knudsen’s papercraft and mobile activities and rents the old workshop and storage building in Kolding.

Livingly relaunches a selection of classic designs named Anni & Bent Knudsen Collection™.

1968 Exporting to 40 countries.

1970 Bent Knudsen creates Viborg’s mayor’s chain.

2008 Livingly ApS is established with the sole vision of adding inspiring and original creative Danish artistry to the home.

1994 Danish Television makes a TV documentary of the creation of this years Season’s design. Since then it has been broadcasted every year in December. 1996 Exhibiting at Koldinghus (Royal castle from the 13th century and now a design museum) 1997 Bent Knudsen passes away. Sales and design activities are gradually put at rest

Kolding City issues a series of Christmas stamps using old Anni & Bent Knudsen Christmas designs (Kolding-julemærket).

Repeated in 2002 with a revised selection of designs.

2009 Easter exhibition at Koldinghus.

Livingly moves all activities to Brenderup.

Christmas exhibition at Koldinghus.

2010 Relaunching Anni & Bent Knudsen Collection™ is a success. Products sell in Denmark, while exporting to Europe, Asia and North America. 2011 Livingly takes over the papercraft and mobile company EST Mobiles.

John Lewis, UK, decorate all their shops with Livingly North Star and Fold-outstars and more.

2012 Livingly moves to a larger warehouse and office within Brenderup.

Celebration of Anni & Bent Knudsen Collection’s 60 years anniversary

Livingly produces Christian Dior new year’s greeting cards

2013 John Lewis, UK, decorate all their shops with Livingly BOXofSTARS and more. 2015 Louise Helmersen participates in Danish national TV show “Made in Denmark” on DR1. 2016 Livingly introduces its first collection of wooden mobiles.

Cooperation with Bauhaus Museum Dessau about a collection of Bauhaus inspired cards.

Special exhibition at Kulturøen in Middelfart.

2018 The city of Kolding orders a series of special edition UFO Mobiles for their 750 years anniversary. Given to the Queen of Denmark as an official gift from Kolding at the celebration.

Livingly introduces RectoVerso Poster a series of paper art posters.

Louise Helmersen is assigned by Stelton to design FIGURA, a series of Christmas ornaments.

2002 Exhibiting at Koldinghus “50 years of paper art”

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