Björn Dahlström (b. 1957) is a leading Swedish contemporary designer known internationally for his contributions in furniture and industrial design. His work is realized both two-dimensionally and three-dimensionally. Dahlström’s designs stand out for their stark graphics and the distinct way that they express soft and fundamental forms. He has designed a wide range of products including carpets, bicycles, toys, furniture and housewares for renowned companies such as Cbi, Atlas Copco, Magis and Kasthall.
Amongst the numerous accolades Dahlström has received for his work, he inaugurated the prestigious Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize for design in 2001. His designs can be seen in various museums worldwide including the National Museum in Stockholm and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Dahlström’s Tools Collection for Iittala is a collection of pans and casseroles developed together with prominent chefs while his HotCool range combines function, practicality and stylish design.