Bio

Johan Jonsson (b. in Södertälje in 1977) graduated with a Masters degree from the Royal College of Art in 2006, and has over the years worked within different fields of design for numerous studios and clients internationally.

In the past years, Johan Jonsson has re-established himself in Stockholm, Sweden where he currently works with commercial clients combined with a series of lengthy self-initiated projects, which lies somewhere between art and engineering. Thought-provoking, ironic and concept based the work can take any shape and medium, often finding inspiration in desire, exploitation, strategies and manipulation

The works on this website is dedicated to the self-initiated projects only.

Education

2004-2006_Royal College of Art MA, London
2000-2003_Konstfack University of Arts and Design BA, Stockholm
1998-1999_Nyckelvikskolan, Fine arts and crafts, Stockholm
1997-1998_Konstskolan i Stockholm, Fine arts, Stockholm

Work

2011-now_Ericsson Stockholm, industrial design engineering contractor
2011_Zound Industries Stockholm, product design freelance
2010_LG electronics, product design freelance
2007-2008_Future systems London, product, concept & furniture designer
2007_Hyphen Design London, product design freelance
2006-2007_Tangerine Design London, product design freelance
2006_Native Design London, product design freelance
2005_Toyota advanced design studio Tokyo, concept design
2003-2004_Scania design studio Södertälje, concept design
2000_Mitek Stockholm, model and prototype making

Teaching

2010-2012_Beckmans College of Design Stockholm, visiting tutor
2011_Stadshagskolan Stockholm, visiting lecturer and tutor
2008-2009_Universidad de Monterrey Mexico, product and vehicle design
2007_Royal College of Art London, vehicle design

Awards

2006_Giugiaro Award, for Design and innovation
2006_Pilkington Glass Award, Best design interpretation
2006_Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Hans Werthén Award
2005_BMW Original Parts, Sculpture award, 3rd price
2000_Gerd Kern & Per Drougges Fine arts Award