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Thomas Bernstrand


Thomas Bernstrand Picture: Thomas Bernstrand Thomas Bernstrand is the designer behind, among e g, the awarded Gobble, People armchair, the kitchen table Uddabo and Zip Storage System. He has also designed Hide, Foto, Can and Even for the Swedish lighting company Zero Interiör.

Thomas was educated at Konstfack, University of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm, Sweden 1994-99, and at Denmarks Designskole, Industrial design in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1996.

He has arranged and been taking part in several exhibitions all over the world and has received several awards and grants for his work.
Thomas Bernstrand has also worked with architectural- and interior design projects for both private homes and public environments.

He is one of the chosen designers to work with Alcro design in Sweden, developing a collection af colors presented by the company once a year.

Selected exhibitions and works
"Beauty and the Beast", Crafts Council Gallery in London, England 2004
Biennale Design 2004 Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France 2004
Seoul Design Festival, Seoul, Korea 2004
"Design in Sweden" at Museum of London and of Docklands, London, England 2004
International Furniture Fair of Valencia, Valencia, Spain, 2004
Galleri Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden 2004
Designmai Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2004
Lungoamare Gallery "Inside-Out", Bolzano, Italy 2004
Exhibition at Gallery PG COAD, Tokyo, Japan 2003
Exhibition at the “Contailner Exibition” TDW, Odayba, Tokyo, Japan 2003
“Hwo to live”, Exhibition in my home, Stockholm, Sweden 2003
"Svezia Light", Palazzo Isimbardi, Milano, Italy 2003
"4STORIES Bangkok", embassy of Sweden, Bangkok, Thailand 2003
The Danish Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen, Denmark 2002
Exhibition at Satellite Pavilion, Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy 2001
"Worksphers" MoMa, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA 2001
3D+, Fondation Pour I'Architecture, CIVA, Brussels, Belgium 2001
and at Vitra Design Museum, Berlin, Germany 2001
National Museum of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland 2001
“Droog Design” at Architectural Association, London, England 2001
and at Ozone, Living Design Centre, Japan 2000
“Generation X”, Scandinavian House, New York, USA 2000
"Do + Droog Design = do create", Kunsthal, Rotterdam, Holland 2000
and at Colette, Paris, France 2000
“do Create” Droog Design during Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy 2000
”Geoscope” Stockholm Cultural Capital, Sweden 1996-97
Restaurant KAOS, Stockholm, Sweden 1996

Awards and Grant
Product of the Year 2005, Sweden 2005
Imm Interior Innovations Award Cologne, in Best Detail, Germany 2005
cDIM Design Award 2004, Valencia, Spain 2004
Konstnarsnamndens Work Grant, Sweden 2002-03
“Excellent Swedish Design” for “Boxer”, Sweden 2002
“Excellent Swedish Design” for “Wembley”, Sweden 2000
Young & Design 2000, Italy 2000
”Light of the year” Design Magazine Sköna Hem, Sweden 1999
“Young Swedish Design Award”, Sweden 1998
Estrid Ericson, grant, Sweden 1998,01
Gustav och Ida Unman, grant, Sweden 1997,98
Anna Whitlock, grant, Sweden 1997
Nordplus for Denmark, Denmark 1996

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Products of: Thomas Bernstrand

  • GobbleGobble
  • Outside-inOutside-in
  • HideHide