Anna Von Schewen

Swedish architect and designer she was born in Stockholm in 1965.  She graduated from the University of Art, Craft and Design in Stockholm in 1995 moving then to Copenhagen where she joined a design team.  Back in Stockholm in 1997 she opened her own design studio. She gained a reputation thanks to her experimental and exploring approach to furniture design as well as exhibition design and architecture.

Significant in her work is her interest in developing structures based on textile. Her design has got many awards during the years and her works are exhibited in the permanent collections of the main north European museums. Her activity involves also setting up exhibitions and Concept Design for the National museum in Stockholm. She made her name as an architect with the well published Kovilan project in 1998, a summerhouse nominated to the Swedish Wooden House Award 2000 and featured in the “Ultimate house book” by Sir Terence Conran. She has been working with Zanotta since 2014.