MATTI KLENELL (b. 1972). Since graduation from Konstfack, Stockholm in 1999 Klenell has worked with design commissions for a long list of clients worldwide. It includes companies such as FontanaArte, Iittala, Swedese, Källemo, Moooi, Offecct and Muuto. He has also worked with art direction in various context, most recently or the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm where he was responsible for the re-design of the restaurant interior furnished with a collection of contemporary Swedish design.
Simultaneously he has developed his own and unique language as a glass artist with several solo exhibitions and public art commissions. The broad variety of projects with a mix of art, craft and design is also what characterizes his work and this process has created a personal, innovative, and new take on the Scandinavian design tradition. Klenell teaches design frequently at Konstfack and Beckmans College of Design in Stockholm.