Dimensions: 4.9" H x 2.4" W x 6.7" D (125 mm H x 60 mm W x 170 mm D)
Material: Powder coated stainless steel & ABS
Care: Comes with a Georg Jensen branded gift box.
Moneyphant–move over, piggybank!
The Moneyphant is a stylish and adorable way to save your coins.
In 1987, Jørgen Møller and his grandchild designed the Elephant bottle opener, which went on to be a global favorite. More Elephant-themed designs followed, including a key ring. This year, Møller teamed up with his great-grandchild to come up with this sleek safe.
Available for the first time this spring, the Moneyphant is a wonderful gift and a great way to teach a young person about saving money. The design bears the hallmarks of classic Scandinavian technique–it is strong, elegant and functional.
The latest design to join the parade of Georg Jensen Elephants.
Like Hans Wegner, Peter Karpf, and Jørgen Gammelgaard, Jørgen Møller is another talented artist who worked for Arne Jacobsen early in his career. And like many of his fellow Danish designers, Møller is an architect. He opened his own office in 1967 and has had work published in Living Architecture, Arkitectur Denmark, Graphis, and Mobilia.
Americans are most familiar with Møller's designs for Georg Jensen Silversmiths. He has created watches, utensils, and thermometers in stainless steel, anodized aluminum and other metals and synthetic materials for the company that originally manufactured silver products only. Georg Jensen currently carries Møller's Complet–a kitchen set including salad bowl, creamer, sugar bowl, salt and pepper mill–and his 345 Watch. He also designed an oil lamp for the Israel Museum and the molded wood Taburet M Stacking Stool. His work in is included in the collection of New York's Museum of Modern Art.
With a history that spans more than 100 years, the Georg Jensen brand represents quality craftsmanship and timeless aesthetic design, producing lifestyle products ranging from hollowware to watches, jewellery and home products.
The philosophy of Georg Jensen himself was to create democratic designs possessing both functionality and beauty. His artisanal skill and artistic talent combined with his continuous ability to identify and support design talent was the foundation on which he built Georg Jensen in Copenhagen in 1904.
Georg Jensen’s style embraced the Art Nouveau lines of the day but injected them with a distinctive vigour that continues to resonate today. Serene flowing forms are enriched by exquisitely sculpted ornamentation and his stylised bouquets of flowers and lush bunches of grapes reflect his sensual delight in nature. Our most important task is to leverage the ideas and principles of the master himself and translate these into the design of the present day.
The Georg Jensen brand is based on a number of shared values such as integrity, authenticity and Danish design. All resonating the Scandinavian values - the simplicity of life, the Nordic light, clean water and fresh air – and all capsulised in the Georg Jensen Vision, Mission and Values. Respecting our DNA and our values it is both our obligation and our opportunity to run a profitable business providing products relevant to the consumer of today.