Johan Persson
Industrial Design, Hong Kong SAR
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Contact details
Tel: +852 91587315
Brief Summary
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.

GN Netcon/ Jabra
Landor Associates
Sony Ericsson
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Kerry Logistics
Howse Williams Bowers
Professional Experience
Work Experience

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
Stockholm, Sweden

Designer at FILA

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

Awards and Recognition
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

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