Monica Förster (born 1966 in Stockholm, Sweden) grew up in the small Lappland village of Dorotea. She studied both at Beckmans College of Design and Konstfack. Her work is characterized by a strong sense of pure form mixed with a never ending curiosity for new materials and technology. : Always trying to work in a cross-disciplinary way, she invents and renews typologies in industrial, furniture and object design. Monica Förster Design Studio is based in Stockholm and works on an international level with companies such as Alessi, Bernhardt, Cappellini, De Padova, Offecct, Swedese, Poltrona Frau, Tecno, Volvo CE, and Wittmann. Monica Förster has won numerous Swedish and international awards; her designs have been exhibited in several museums around the world.