Karl Malmvall is an important contemporary designer, working with the biggest mass-production furniture manufacturers in the world.
Malmvall grew up in the Karl Andersson & Sons’ furniture factory in Huskvarna, a company run by his grandfather. He went on to study at the Carl Malmsten School in Stockholm and the Aarhus architectural college in Denmark. After his studies starting his career at IKEA; working for the giant for 10 years in both Switzerland and Jakarta.
He now collaborates with design studios and manufacturers to create practical and commercial products. His work is currently produced by Design House Stockholm.