Mikael Axelsson has studied design in Stockholm, Barcelona and Wellington and is also a trained mechanical engineer. The last two educations where conducted at reputed Massey University College of Creative Arts and Beckmans College of Design. Directly after graduating from Beckmans he was awarded the Ann Walls scholarship from Svenskt Tenn, Ikea scholarship and was part of the Ung Svensk Form exhibition. His work has been exhibited in London (Designersblock), New York (Mercer Street 17), Stockholm (So Stockholm Gallery), Malmö (Form/Design Center), Hamburg (Völkerkundemuseum) Moscow, Berlin amongst other.

2013– Designer at IKEA of Sweden, Älmhult

2010–2013 Mikael Axelsson Studio, independent designer

2009–2012 BA of Fine Arts, Product Design, Beckmans College of Design, Stockholm, Sweden

2008 Industrial Design, Furniture Design and Graphic Design, Massey University College of Creative Arts, Wellington, New Zealand

2007 Internship at Daifuku Designs, Barcelona, Spain

2004–2008 BA of Science, Innovation and Design Engineering, Karlstad University, Sweden


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