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1997 I started my own design company. From the beginning I worked a lot with graphic design and my first job was a 20th anniversary product for Göteborg International Film Festival. That led into a collaboration with the company Ohlsson & Lohaven AB between 1997 and 2011. From 1997 I have had about 15 different products for sale at Designtorget and at two occasions, 2009 and 2010, I was nominated to Årets Sak at Designtorget. I also designed for Form Nasielsky between 2008 and 2012. In 2012 I started to design lamps for Markslöjd and LampGustaf.

2010, me and a colleague, were offered a assignment from BSK Arkitekter to design a clothes & towel hook for the new forensic hospital Helix in Stockholm. In 2012 the company James & Thedin AB was formed with a focus on interior design for psychiatric hospitals and correctional units. James & Thedin was awarded with Plastovationer Awards 2012 for the suicide preventive Hook JT-100. In 2016 I formed a new brand with Per Vihlevi called Kimper Design to design exclusive and innovative products in wood.

2017 I decided to leave the company James & Thedin AB to focus on lamp design for Markslöjd.

Fact

Born: 1963 in Trollhättan

Lives: Linnéstaden, Göteborg

Family: Wife Petra and children Hilda and Nelly

Bar: Olsson Vin, Bar Robusta, Mestiza, Pusterviksbaren...

Restaurant: Gyllene Prag, Björk & Bambu, Bombay, Manfred, Natur...

Magazine: Filter, Plaza Interiör, Elle Decoration, Nya Rum, Residence, Rum Design, Sköna Hem, Rum Hemma...

Music: Kyuss, John Grant, David Bowie, Aimee Mann, Queens of The Stone Age, Liz Phair, Nick Drake, Mazzy Star, Band of Horses, Neil Young...

Books: Una cosa è una cosa, Perfume, The White Hotel, Azalea, The Black Dahlia, Time´s Arrow: Or the Nature of the Offence, Slaughterhouse Five...

Movies: We All Loved Each Other So Much, Magnolia, Pulp Fiction, Life of Brian, The Trip, The Silence of the Lambs, One Flew Over the Cuckoo´s Nest...

Hobby: Formula 1, have written a book about F1-driver Ronnie Peterson, Board Member of The Royal Swedish Automobil Club, Member of FIA.

News: New lamps for Markslöjd at Formland, DK, 16-19/8 and Formex, SWE, 21-24/8. Catalogue Spring 2018