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Back to my tree roots

Drawn by the urge to make things with my own hands, I started creating beautiful and functional objects for the home that are inspired by the surroundings of where I am from - a corner of Sweden where my great great grandfather set up a farm and forestry a few hundred years ago. 

My father, Lars-Åke now manages the forest, and has taught me everything I know about working with wood since I was a child. 

I have designed a holistic collection of contemporary home ware products made using traditional methods and eco friendly finishes, using Juniper wood from my family’s forest and local, sustainably sourced Birch and Pine. 

My aim is to continue the legacy of my grandfathers, to nurture and sustain the forest whilst creating beautiful things. 

Top: My dad Lars-Ake, me and my son Casper on the farm. Bottom left: Planting trees in the forest with my grandfather Fritjof (left) and the whole family. I am on the right with my mum. Bottom right: My carpenter relatives who help me with a lot of the woodwork; Lars-Olof and Eva.

Top: My dad Lars-Ake, me and my son Casper on the farm. Bottom left: Planting trees in the forest with my grandfather Fritjof (left) and the whole family. I am on the right with my mum. Bottom right: My carpenter relatives who help me with a lot of the woodwork; Lars-Olof and Eva.

We only take Juniper bushes that grow under the power lines through the forest, where they need to be taken down before they grow too high anyway. 

We only take Juniper bushes that grow under the power lines through the forest, where they need to be taken down before they grow too high anyway. 

My great great grandfather Erik Jansson who bought the land with the forest, his son Karl Eriksson with his wife Maria, and my grandfather Fritjof (older brother) with his baby brother pictured in the garden in our home in Sweden. 

My great great grandfather Erik Jansson who bought the land with the forest, his son Karl Eriksson with his wife Maria, and my grandfather Fritjof (older brother) with his baby brother pictured in the garden in our home in Sweden.