MDM Talks #2: An interview with Johan Ansander

May 29, 2023

In this episode, we talk with the 2020 Konstfack graduate Johan Ansander. In 2021 Johan launched his chair Maximus with the Swedish furniture company Blå Station. Maximus is based on his graduation project from Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design.

This interview is part of a series of talks called Ex-Works Reconnect. In this series, we interview design graduates from different Swedish Design Colleges. We talk about the Swedish education system, collaborations, and what it´s like to work as a new designer in the furniture industry. All interviewed designers have been featured in Möbeldesignmuseum´s exhibitions Ex-Works 2020 or Ex-Works 2022.

Designer of the month
Marcel Breuer

Hungarian Marcel Breuer began his career at the Bauhaus School in Weimar but ended up in USA. As a furniture designer Breuer is best known for the Wassily chair from 1925, and the Cesca chair from 1928.

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