Monica Förster

Interview Contributor / Designer / Sweden / Monica Förster Design Studio

Monica Förster, creator of some of the most internationally renowned objects in contemporary Swedish design today, is based in Stockholm but grew up close to the Arctic Circle in the very north of Sweden. Her work is characterized by a strong sense of pure form mixed with a never- ending curiosity for new materials and technology. Always trying to work in a cross-disciplinary way, she invents and renews typologies in industrial, furniture and object design.

Förster, who is one of the top names within Swedish design, has created some of the future’s classic designs. Monica Förster Design Studio is based in Stockholm, and works on an international level with companies such as Cappellini, Poltrona Frau, De Padova, Bernhardt, Whirlpool, Vibia, Tacchini, Modus, Offecct and Swedese.

Förster has been awarded numerous swedish and international awards such as Designer of the Year and has been exhibited all over the world in museums and institutions such as The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the V&A Museum, London. She has also been represented in the International Design Yearbook.

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By Monica Förster November 15, 2013

Swedish product designer Monica Förster will stay up all night to finish a really good book, is looking for a book “about the scientific discovery that finally explains the connection of everything in the universe,” and gives more of her answers to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition.

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