Here, we ask designers to take a selfie and give us an inside look at their life.
Hometown: Lund, Sweden.
Studio location: Boda Glasbruk and at home in Gåsamåla, Sweden.
Describe what you make: I’m a trained glassblower and artist. I mainly make glass sculptures but sometimes also collaborations and smaller collections and public art.
The most important thing you’ve designed to date: The Fading Prints collection.
Describe the problem your work solves: The urge for overblown baroque extra glossy glass sculpture.
Describe the project you are working on now: I’m working on a sketch assignment for a big public installation in Stockholm and also exhibiting at The Hole—the first time for me in New York.
A new or forthcoming project we should know about: Nothing that can be announced at the moment.
What you absolutely must have in your studio: I must be in a good mood to work. Often I am, but I try to vary my days depending on my mood. If I’m grumpy, I have to clean, and if I’m happy, I can start to actualize new ideas. I listen to a lot of documentaries and try to not eat too many snacks.
What you do when you’re not working: I live in the middle of the forest on a farm with my seven-year-old son, Valdemar, and our animals, and that takes up about all my spare time. Here lives the donkey Knut, the pony Hoppe, the rabbits Alex and Electra, and the cats Uno and Slinky. We also have about 20 chickens.
Sources of creative envy: I love the work of artists Lynda Benglis or Tony Cragg. Also the dreamlike world of The Haas Brothers.
The distraction you want to eliminate: Stress, definitely. I’m so bad at handling it and it’s often for no reason and comes with no good.
Concrete or marble? Concrete.
High-rise or townhouse? High-rise. I do like extremities, either big city or deep into the forest.
Remember or forget? Try to forget not to remember.
Aliens or ghosts? Aliens.
Dark or light? Characteristic.