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Born in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1979. Worked professionally as a Designer since 2004.

Currently based in Stavanger, Norway working for Smartly as Head of Design. Focus areas are home automation, ergonomics, and health / social care products.

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Full CV available on request, please contact me.

Professional

2014 – Current | Head of Design | Smartly
2010 – Current | Designer | Independent design research
2013 – 2014 | Designer | Halogen
2012 – 2013 | Design Writer | Inhabitat.com
2004 – 2010 | Experience Designer & Owner | Idexus HB
2006 – 2009 | Lead Interaction Designer & Lead User Researcher / Usability Specialist | e-Centret AB
2006 | Interaction Designer & Market Researcher | Doberman AB
2004 – 2006 | Interaction Designer & Usability Specialist | In View AB

non-profit

2010 – 2011 | Accomplify.org
2010 | Sustainability Team & Creative Spaces Team | Umeå Institute of Design
2008 – 2009 | Board Member & Secretary | Husby Arts & Crafts Organisation
2006 – 2007 | Co-Founder IxDA Sweden | IxDA

exhibitions

2013 | Borrowed project | Woodpunk @ Stockholm Design Week
2012 | Borrowed project | Stockholm Design Week
2012 | Borrowed project | Woodpunk

education & training

2011 – 2014 | School of Design & Crafts | HDK
MFA Master of Fine Arts in Design
Thesis title: Food equality through health & supply based distribution

2009 – 2010 | Umeå Institute of Design (UID)
Industrial Design Intensive 

2003 – 2005 | Chalmers University of Technology
M.Sc. Master of Science in Interaction Design & HCI 

2002 – 2003 | Uppsala University & Umeå Institute of Design
Single Subject Courses in Art & Design 

2000 – 2002 | Umeå University
MSc Cognitive Science program

2009 | Peace Quest & AskNaomi
Leadership Weekend

2007 | InUse AB
Effect Mapping

press recognition

2013 | Borrowed features in Tavex’s trend report magazine, Brazil
2012 | Borrowed featured in Modern Weekly China, China
2012 | Borrowed featured in Icon Magazine
2012 | Alma featured on Inhabitat.com
2012 | Borrowed featured in Nisha Magazine, Israel

places lived

Stavanger, Norway
Umeå / Stockholm / Örebro / Gothenburg, Sweden
New York City, USA
Izmir, Turkey
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Nerja, Spain


Head of Design at Smartly. Designer passionate about creating engaging products and experiences. Specialised in designing for health and well-being, and the process of using design as a tool to address social and global issues.

*Due to client confidentiality, some works cannot be published online. Please contact me for more info.*

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