Claesson Koivisto Rune
The Swedish architectural partnership Claesson Koivisto Rune was founded by Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune, in Stockholm, in 1995.The office has since become multi-disciplinary, practicing both architecture and design with equal emphasis.
Their work has received more than 60 awards, including the Designer of the Year and the Best Seating 2014 by Elle Décor Italia, Designer of the Year 2011 and Furniture of the Year 2012 by Elle Deco (Sweden), Chicago Athenaeum International Architecture Award, German Design Award (Gold and Silver) 2011 by the Federal Republic of Germany, Good Design Award USA, IF Product Design Award, Good Design Award Japan, Design S and the Red Dot Design Award – Best of the Best 2014, Best Domestic Design 2010 (Wallpaper*) making them the first office to hold a Red Dot in five different product categories.
Completed architectural projects include: Tind Prefab house for Fiskarhedenvillan, Widlund House private villa Öland, Örsta Gallery building in Kumla, Sfera Building culture house in Kyoto and Nobis Hotel Sto As designers they work with Arflex, Asplund, Blueair, Boffi, Capdell, Cappellini, Casamania, David design, Dune NY, Fontana Arte, Iittala, Italesse, Kasthall, Living Divani, Marsotto Edizioni, Modus, Muuto, Offecct, Paola Lenti, Petite Friture, Skandiform, Skultuna, Swedese, Tacchini and Wästberg. among others.
Their designs have won awards including Designer of the Year 2011 and 2014 by Elle Décor Italia, Rod Dot “Best of the Best” in 2013 and 2014, and The German Design Award – Gold, in 2011.