Magnus Pettersen was born in Sarpsborg, Norway in 1982. At Kingston University, Magnus studied product and furniture design and went on to receive a Masters in Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins. Magnus set up his design studio in London in 2010. He develops furniture, lighting, and home accessories that are simple, yet functional, and reflect his Norwegian heritage. His design process is driven by an honest use of materials and a streamlined manufacturing process.