Interior architect and designer Lars Pettersson was born in Stockholm in 1969 and studied a bachelor’s at Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design between 1994 and 1999. During his studies, Pettersson also did exchange semesters at UIAH- Aalto University in Helsinki 1997 and at KTH- School of Architecture in Stockholm 1998-1999. After graduated from Konstfack, Pettersson worked as an interior architect at Nyrén’s Architects during one year before starting his own design studio Lars Pettersson Design & Arkitektur in year 2000. Pettersson also founded the architect studio PetterssonRudberg together with Morgan Rundberg.
Lars Pettersson works with various projects, in a mixture of architecture and product design. His portfolio contents among other interiors for H&M and the restaurant Level as well as exhibition designs for ArkDes. In furniture design projects Pettersson has worked with clients such as Artek, Snowcrash, Materia and Swedese.
Lars Pettersson focus on innovative solutions with high technical complexity and sustainable values. For the company Standab the PettersonRudberg studio has developed sustainable parking and energy solutions for micro-mobile transports in cities. In 2004 Lars Pettersson and Thomas Bernstrand got a commission from Klaessons and later Materia to design a chair made of injection moulded plastic. The Mayflower chair (named after the British stealth shaped car model) was launched at the Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair in 2005.
Since 2021 Pettersson works part time as a lecturer in interior architecture and furniture design at Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design.
Pettersson has received a number of design awards such as Habitare Helsinki, Young & Design Milano, Red Dot Design Award (2018) and Grand Award of Design the same year.