Notorious sloyd geek
Linköping university, Sweden
Bachelor's program, Craft and design, 180 up. Linköping
Vindelns folk high school, Sweden
Traditional woodcraft and forging. Vindeln
Anders Ljungstedts upper secondary school, Sweden
Craft, carpentry and design. Linköping
When I was a young lad I came across wood and its magic. I fell in love with its versatility and have since worked with wood in some way. Lately I have integrate metal in my work and discovered how exciting toolmaking can be.
I have tremendous respect for old crafts and are inspired by Swedish country folk style in the 18th and 19th century. In my work the functional aspect usually have a central part. I believe visual appearance and good practical function is required for full satisfaction when using and observing an object. In my work I use classic handtool and traditional woodworking techniques. The touch of the tools are very often visible in my work.
2015 "Made in Linköping", Östergötlands museum in Linköping.
2014 "Under samma tak", Östergötlands museum in Linköping.
2014 "Bryta mönster", Hemslöjden in Linköping.
2014 "Ellen av idag", Hemslöjden in Linköping.
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