A Flowering Site!

Welcome to this site where you can find

a lot of flowering images from events and

exhibitions designed over the years by

Gunnar Kaj.

gunnar@kaj.se


+46 (0)733 77 88 07

 

Gunnar Kaj

Tegnérlunden 9

SE 111 61 Stockholm

Who is Gunnar Kaj?

 

Gunnar Kaj
 
is the floral artist who has designed several exhibitions at the Thiel Gallery, at Rosendal Garden, at the Royal palace and in the palace theatre at Drottningholm, at Ulriksdal and Skokloster palaces, in and around Stockholm, Sweden. At Sofiero and Fredriksdal palaces in the south of Sweden he has designed flower and plant exhibitions as well as at Wij Gardens and at Huseby Manor.
 
For the Swedish government he has made table decorations at the Prime minister’s dinner in Brussels, Belgium, a Midsummer flower event at the Swedish Pavilion at Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China and a tribute to Carl von Linné at the Swedish Cultural Centre in Paris, France. He took part in the Swedish Style event in Tokyo. Invited by Asocolflores he held showings in Bogotá, Colombia. Gunnar made inauguration flower decorations for Kennedy Center of the performing arts in Washington, USA at the festival Nordic Cool.
 
Gunnar Kaj is well known for the flower arrangements for fourteen consecutive Nobel Prize Banquets in Stockholm City Hall.
 
He has been a freelancer for 30 years, starting off as an illustrator for magazines, publishing houses and organisations. He illustrated Christmas stamps for the Swedish Post. He has a BA in Arts Education from the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm. After the education he worked professionally during some years as a contemporary dancer.
 
He gives appreciated lectures and workshops for amateur and professional flower affecionados. Some examples of venues are Svenskt Tenn, the Nobel museum, the National museum of Art, the Karolinska Institute and Wij Gardens.
 
Gunnar Kaj has presented a Rose and a Christmas exhibition at the Garden Society in Gothenburg and an outdoor exhibition about gardening in Drottningholm Palace Garden. His book ”Låt det blomma!” (Let there be flowers!) was published by Norstedts publishing house as was his second book "Blommande rum" (Rooms in bloom).