Mattias Ljunggren

Mattias Ljunggren
B. 1956 in the island of Gotland, Sweden. Mattias Ljunggren took graduated from the National College of Arts, Craft and Design in Stockholm in 1990. Mattias has been involved in artistic projects, exhibitions at galleries and museums, the interior design of private and public environments, and has also worked as a furniture designer. Mattias is represented in museum collections at the National Museum (x2), the Röhsska Museeum of Arts and Crafts, the Danish Museum of Decorative Art in Copenhagen and the Museum of Decorative Art and Design in Oslo.

Education
1985-1990 National College of Art, Craft and Design.
Interior- and Furniture Design, Master of Fine Arts (MFA).
Arkitekt S.I.R./MSA.

Exhibitions
2001 BO01 Malmö, exhibition apartement for PEAB.
2000 Tokyo International Furniture Fair, Marukyo Co., Ltd.,
Pine Design Project NTC.
2000 Galleri Lindehoff, Kalmar.
2000 ”Niemeyer – modernistiskt kulturarv”, furniture at
Architecturemuseum Stockholm.
2000 ”30 chairs”, Architecturemuseum Stockholm.
1998 ”Biennale Design 1998”, Saint-Étienne, Frankrike, invited.
Galleri Doktor Glas, Stockholm.
1997 Ascer Maartensson Gallery, Lund.
Gastro Nord, An art installation in the central hall:
”A vision of a bar, a restaurant and a hotel”.
1996 The National College of Art, ”Laminate”.
1995 ”Home 95”, Gotland, furniture.
International Furniture Fair in Stockholm ”Laminate”.
Norrtälje Konsthall, ”Laminate”.
1994 Röhsska Museet, ”Laminate”.
”Nordique Profiles””, National Museum Stockholm,
+ Köpenhamn, Oslo, Helsingfors, Göteborg.
”Döbelnsgatan 34”, installation, silc-screen, furniture.
1993 ”From Dreams To Reality”, all countries around the Baltic sea.
1992 Galleri Bergström, Jönköping.
Form Design Center, Malmö.
David Design, Malmö.
Stockholm Art Fair, Galleri Bergman.
1991 Galleri Bergström, Jönköping.
Galleri Silon, Lidköping.
Stockholm Art Fair, Bonnier Dahlin.
International Furniture Fair, Stockholm Ad Modum furniture.
1990 C&Bi Interior Stockholm, Ad Modum furniture.
1989 Installation at The National College of Art
”Sand-20 kubik-2 200 kvm.”
Belgium and Netherland, ”The Ashtable”.
International Furniture Fair in Stockholm, Ad Modum furniture.
1987 Installation at The National College of Art
”Table-Grass-225 kvm.” On video 5 min.
Installation at Holmhällar beach, Gotland.
”Rytm in the landscape 15×200 meter”.
1986 Installation at The National College of Art ”Dogs”

Projects
2003 Jetro Japan, project incl. advice for the furniture industri in Shizouka.
2001 National College of Art, Teacher in furniture design.
2000-2003 Café and outdoor furniture, Berga Form AB.
2000 Café K2, Visby, Interior design projekt.
1999-2000 ”Pine Design Project” in Japan, Furniture design, Nordic Timber Council (NTC).
1999 ”The Grafique of the chair”, teacher in furniture design projekt at KTH/Arkitektur and Bergs, Professor Sture Eng.
1999 Juryarbete in furniture design competition for Nova Wood AB, Junsele.
1998 Interior design of an apartement in Södertorn,
160 square m. Stockholm city.
1997 Interior design of an loft/apartment 125 square meters, Stockholm city.
1997 Interior design of an tower apartment 100 square meters in Stockholm.
1997-2003 Furniture for Johanson Design AB.
1996 Resturang Norma, Stockholm. 300 kvm. Interior design project.
1996 Gotlands Museum of Art, Visby. Interior design: Entrance, wardrobe,
reception, bookshop, a permanent exhibition hall for painting from 1890-1930.
1996-2001 Beckmans school of design, teacher of furniture design
and interior architecture.
1993-2003 Furniture for Källemo AB.
1993 Plastic laminate for McDonalds restaurant at Hamngatan, Stockholm.
110 handpainted tables.
1993 Teacher in plastic laminate for artists.

Furniture
2003 Furniture for Marukyo Co., Ltd., Japan.
2000-2003 Garden- and caféfurniture, Berga Form.
1997-2003 Furniture for Johanson Design.
1993-2003 Furniture for Källemo AB.

Schoolarship/Grant´s
2002 10 Year long term grant, The Arts Grants Committee, Sweden.
1998 The Arts Grants Committee, Sweden, 75 000 SEK.
1997 The Arts Grants Committee, Sweden, 75 000 SEK.
1996 Stockholm City Art Grant, 25 000 SEK.
1995 Estrid Ericson grant, 8 000 SEK.
1994 The Arts Grants Committee Sweden, project grant, 200 000 SEK.
B.U.S. Bildkonstnärernas Upphovsrätts Fond, 20 000 SEK.
1993 Estrid Ericson grant, 15 000 SEK.
Stockholms Läns Landsting, grant, 35 000 SEK.
1992 The Arts Grants Committee Sweden, 25 000 SEK.
Swedish Grace grant, 5 500 SEK.
1991 Estrid Ericson grant, 15 000 SEK.
1990 Adelskölds grant, National College of Art, Interior Design, 8 000 SEK.
1989 Josef Frank travel grant, for Spain, SIR., 7 000 SEK.
Estrid Ericson grant, 15 000 SEK.
1988 Eva och Oscar Ahréns grant, 7 000 SEK.
1985, -86 Gålöstiftelsen grant, 7 000 SEK.

Design Awards
2002 Design award ”Golden Chair”, good classics for chair COBRA, Swedish Arcitects.
2001 Design Award Excellent Swedish Grace” café and outdoor furniture
”WASA” for Berga Form AB.
1998 Design Award ”Excellent Swedish Grace” armchair ”GUTE” for Källemo AB.
1991 Design Award ”Excellent Swedish Grace” chair ”COBRA” for Källemo AB.
1989 Design Award ”Excellent Swedish Grace” table ”ASHTABLE” own production.

Bibliografi
Swedish Chairs and the designers 1899-2001 (Byggförlaget 2002).
1900-2002 Svedish Grace — International Design (Bokförlaget DN 2002). Swedish Shapes (Prisma 2000).
The International Yearbook, Editor Jean Nouvel (GB).

Furniture at
UNI Bank Copenhagen (arch. Henning Larsen), Akvarellernas Museum Tjörn, Cruising ferrys Florida U.S.A 2003, Rooseum Malmö, Kulturhuset Stockholm, Gävle New Concert hall, Lunds Konsthall, Kalmar castle, UpplandsMuseum, Finansdepartementet, KTH Architecture sect., Ericsson Europa, Skanska hk.,Handelsbankens konstförening, AGA konstförening.

Represented
National Museum, Stockholm. COBRA chair, GUTE armchair.
Röhsska Museum, Göteborg.
Kunstindustrimuseet i Köpenhamn.
Kunstindustrimusset i Oslo.