Kai Lobjakas is an art historian and curator. From 2014 she has been serving as head of the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design (ETDM).
Her focus of interest lays both in the Soviet period and contemporary applied art and design practices, and especially the intersections of these fields. She has initiated and curated numerous exhibitions both in Estonia and internationally, compiled and edited catalogues, lectured and written extensively on design phenomena. Last year a vast permanent exhibition of Estonian design curated by her was opened at ETDM.
She is currently the chair of ICOM ICDAD, the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Decorative Arts and Design.