Johan is a Swedish native who has over 10 years proven track record in brand and design management from Europe, Hong Kong and South & East Asia. He has extensive worldwide experience from working with and for multi-national clients as well as academic experience from teaching at leading educational institutions in both Sweden and Hong Kong.
He is currently the owner of C'monde Studios which is an award-winning design studio based in Hong Kong. Located at the doorstep to the world's factory the studio help clients to brand, design and manufacture in the most dynamic region of the world.
After serving top-tier multinational clients for a decade he have developed a strong reputation of having strong aesthetic skills, well educated consumer understanding and the ability to take advanced design concepts to market.
Creative Director at C'monde Studios 2009 to current Hong Kong, China
Managing Director at Swedes Ltd 2006 - 2009 Hong Kong, China
Design Manager at No Picnic 2001-2006 Stockholm, Sweden
Designer at FILA 2000-2000
Education Post Graduate Courses 2008 Introduction to Accounting for SMEs Hong Kong Association of Accounting 2005 Brand Leadership Program, 10 University Credits Nordic Brand Academy, Stockholm University, Stockholm Sweden 2003 Design Management II, 5 University Credits Sodertorn University, Stockholm 2002 Design Management I. 5 University Credits Sodertorn University, Stockholm
2000- 2001 Master of Fine Arts National Collage of Art Craft & Design (Konstfack) Stockholm, Sweden
1997 - 2000 Bachelor of Arts Umea Institute Of Design Umer University Umea, Sweden
2008 Recognized by ID Magazine (US) and featured in the ID 40 List. 2007 Recognized in Perspective Magazines as one of the 40 most influential creators in Greater China. 2007 Featured in 2007 addition of the book "Design Now" by Taschen 2003 Finalist of the prestigious Braun Prize for the concept together with Italian company Aprilia spa 2000-2001 Twice awarded the Young Talent Award (Ung Svensk Form) 2001 Scholarship Receiver from Konstfack for outstanding studies in 2001