Monica Förster is the creator of some of the most internationally renowned objects in contemporary Swedish design. She was born and raised close to the Arctic Circle in northern Sweden, which imbued a deep love of natural shapes as inspiration. Her practice insists on mixing the strength of pure forms with a never-ending curiosity for new technologies and materials. Today, she works out of her studio in Stockholm for numerous international clients, often inventing new typologies of products in industrial, furniture, and object design. Förster has received multiple accolades, including the Excellent Swedish Design award, the Design Plus award in Germany, and the Future Design Days Award.