o4i Design Studio was founded in 2005 by MFA Senior Design Partners Henrik Kjellberg and Jon Lindström, who first met while studying at Konstfack University College of Arts Craft and Design in Stockholm, Sweden 1996. Over the coming years the duo collaborated in various furniture projects and their intensified collaboration urged them to ultimately start up their own design consultancy: o4i (Short for: office for ideas).
The duo renders a solid experience through earlier studies and work in both furniture design, industrial design and architecture in Stockholm, Oslo and New York. Now being based in Stockholm, Sweden, the studio focuses on contemporary public and domestic furniture and develops unique concepts for an international market. Clients include IKEA, Blå Station, Gärsnäs, David Design, de Nord, Lappset, Maze Interior, Mitab (Sweden), Fritz Hansen (Denmark), Martela (Finland), Plycollection (Latvia), EQ3 (Canada) Dune NY and Peter Pepper (USA).
Their work has received several awards such as IDA International Design Awards 2007 (USA), Red Dot Award 2005 (Germany), Good Design Award 2005 (USA), I.D Magazine Destinction Award 2001 and 2005 (USA), Exellent Swedish Design Award 2000 (Sweden), Forsnas Prize 1997 (Sweden) German Design Prize Nomenee 2006 (Germany) and a double ADEX Platinum Award 2007 (USA).