Monica Förster is responsible for some of the most exciting contributions to contemporary Swedish design. She grew up close to the Arctic Circle in northern Sweden. Her work is characterised by her love of pure form and her interest in employing new materials and technologies. Förster likes working across multiple disciplines and is interested in innovations and new interpretations of well-established typologies in furniture-and product design. The Monica Förster studio works for international clients, amongst them Cappellini, Poltrona Frau, De Padova, Tacchini, Modus, E&Y Japan, Offecct, Swedese and Zero. She has been the recipient of many design prizes, and lectures in design both in Sweden and abroad.