Monica Förster, creater of some of the most internationally renowed objects in contemporary Swedish design today, is based in Stockholm but grew up close to the artic circle in the very north of Sweden. Her work is categorized by a strong sense of pure form mixed with a neverending curiosity for new materials and technology. Always trying to work in a cross-disciplinary way, she invents and renews typologies in industrial, furniture and object design. She has been awarded Designer of the Year, Sweden, 2007 and 2006. Excellent Swedish Design, Design Plus in Germany, and was awarded FutureDesignDays Award 2002.