1 Projects come alive in dialogue with our clients, through resourcefulness, purposeful strategies and sustainable choices in dedicated processes, with design formed by 25 years of life and work abroad. Since moving back to Sweden, most commisions 2 3 4 5 have been exhibition design in close collaboration with TAS and JAC studios. 6 7 8 Interdisciplinary 9 10 11 12 13 and international exchange 14 15 16 , as well as experimental design 17 18 19 , are vital parts of what we do, as is education; I teach at Berghs SOC and Beckmans College of Design.Independent design studio based in Stockholm.
After graduating from CSM, and the RCA in 1996, Fabian Monheim and I founded Fly. We shared Studio 26 with Michael Sodeau, Michael Young, Morph. Our first project 20 21 22 was with Tom Dixon who introduced us to Yoichi Nakamuta of E&Y Gallery Tokyo, with whom we continued to collaborate 23 24 25 26 27 28 throughout all of our Fly years in London.
In 2001, Studio Sophia Wood was established 29 30 . Work since has included projects with Galerie Kréo 31 32 33 , exhibition catalogues 34 35 36 37 38 , books 39 40 41 42 43 with the Swedish Institute among others, IDEA magazine 44 with Graham Wood, Everyday by Collex and Everyday by Collex Inn 45 46 47 48 with Bob foundation. In New York I met Gaby Basora, the founder of Tucker, we worked on the brand together 49 50 51 52 for over ten years. Other projects include the identity for Alyssa Norton Jewelry, film posters, 53 54 55 , an installation 56 57 58 59 at ABC Carpet and Home, Hudson, 60 61 with Christopher Farr for the Modus show at the Salon de Mobile 2007. Back in Europe I teamed up with Lewander & Co on the Martin & Servera merger, a comprehensive long term task that involved brand strategy, identity 62 63 64 , communication 65 , packaging 66 67 68 and retail design.
Most of our work has been 69 and continues to be, produced by small, nimble teams, drawn from an international network of talented friends. 70 With experience, dedication and a sincere love for our craft, we collaborate closely with all involved to form useful solutions for each project. `Eventually everything connects—people, ideas, objects… the quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.´