Architect and Designer, founder and co-owner of Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects in Stockholm
In 1995 Mårten Claesson co-founded the now world renowned Swedish architecture and design partnership “Claesson Koivisto Rune”, which is multidisciplinary in the classic Scandinavian way and pursues the practice of both architecture and design. For their work they have received, among a large array of international awards, the Red Dot in five different product categories, including architecture. Mårten Claesson is also a writer and lecturer in the field of architecture and design.
Mårten Claesson was born in 1970 in Lidingö, Sweden. After studying at the Vasa Technical College in Stockholm in the department of Construction Engineering and at the Parsons School of Design in New York in the departments of Architecture and Product Design, he graduated in 1994 with an MFA degree from Konstfack, the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm.