PATRIK NILSSON

Swedish

Patrik Nilsson has a Master Degree in Industrial Design, Lund University Sweden. He was co-founder of Argue Design. He is design consultant for different organization, such as Vietnam Handicraft Exporters Association (VIETCRAFT) and a project of United Nations (ITC) in Vietnam so he has deep experience of working with craftman in Vietnam.



SUSANNA LOFGREN

Swedish

Susanna Lofgren has a Master of Fine Arts in Design from School of industrial design, Lund University. She is an industrial designer with five years experience of consultancy as well as in-house design in multinational companies, smaller agencies and international collaborations, such as IKEA, MEJK Design, Ericsson in Sweden, SIDA Project in Vietnam, etc.



GREGOIRE ABRIAL

French

GREGOIRE ABRIAL is a French designer based in Brooklyn, New York. After studying math and mechanics he decided to turn his world around and began designing in his parents’ garage. Grégoire then studied industrial design in Lyon before obtaining a masters degree from Ensci – Les Ateliers in Paris where he researched and conducted a comprehensive study on ‘Slow Design.’ For 5 years since 2009, Gregoire has been working as a designer and project manager at Amy Lau Design in New York. He is now focusing on his own practice of furniture design inspired by Southeast Asian craft tradition.



MINA KARAMI

Swedish

Mina Karami has a Master of Fine Arts in Design from School of industrial design, Lund University. She works as a designer on freelance basis from her studio in Malmö, consulting and designing home interior products, furniture and textiles for clients such as IKEA, Space and In Order, Vietcraft and a big range of local producers in Vietnam.



PHILIPPA ABBOTT

Australian

Susanne has a MA in Textile Design (2009) from the Swedish School of Textiles. Since her diploma, she has been working on different collaborations and projects throughout Sweden and Asia. As one of the co-founders of design studio Tb&Ajkay, she has extensive experience with textiles, product and interior design.



SUSANNE VON AJKAY

Swedish

Susanne has a MA in Textile Design (2009) from the Swedish School of Textiles. Since her diploma, she has been working on different collaborations and projects throughout Sweden and Asia. As one of the co-founders of design studio Tb&Ajkay, she has extensive experience with textiles, product and interior design.