CV

SHORT ON

Kajsa set up her studio in Malmö 2013 after a bachelor degree in furniture design in Rom and Milan at IED and doing a few years of internships and employments in the Netherlands. She has exhibited at various places like Liljevalchs, Gallery Pascal, National museum in Stockholm, London design biennale, Dutch design week, Fuori Salone in Milan, STILWERK in Berlin, Vandalorum in Värnamo and locally at Form design / center in Malmö. She has won prestigious awards and scholarships like UNG Svensk form 14/15, Estrid Ericssons scholarship and the A’ Design Award 2017 to name a few.

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2017
Designer of the month | Form design / center
Dressed in clay

What’s your DNA? | Dutch design week
Curator

Swedish Ambassadors residence | London design festival
= Nomad, a joint collaboration with Stoft Studio

Form design / center | Summer exhibition
Layers, Cork stool / table, Dressed in clay, The walls have ears, Paper basket

Expo Como A Design Award | Cermony and winner exhibition, Comolake
Layers

Probs by Kampmann | Stockholm furniture fair | Curated exhibition in gallery/showroom
Layers, Kol project, The walls have ears, paper basket, Cork stool / table

2016
Swedish pavillion London design week | Curated exhibition: Welcome to weden
Layers

Swedish style in Tokyo | Tokyo design week | Curated exhibition: Welcome to Weden
Layers

2015-2016
Den Nya Kartan | Traveling exhibition Rhööiska museet, National museum, Form design / center, Vandalrum
Kol project

2014-2016
Ung Svensk Form 14 | Travelling exhibition Arkdes, Stockholm Furniture fair, Rhööiska museet, Form design / center, Stilwerk; Berlin, Dusseldorf
Snickerboa chair

Formgalleriet elleroch | Curated exhibition: 2014:1
Snickerboa chair, Table

2013
Gallery Pascale | Solo exhibition | Add & Subtract
Mixed work – 1 month

2011
Liljevalchs | 100 år Hemslöjd
Recycle rug

2010
Arte Km Feltro | Traveling national tour exhibition, Italy
Graduation project

GRANTS & ACCOMPLICEMENTS (SELECTION)

2017
Bronze winner | A Design Award
Layers

2016
Artist in recidence | Oronsko Polish center of Sculpture (1month)

2015
Projekt grant | Malmö Kulturförvaltning | = NOMAD a joint project with Stoft studio

2014
Nominee | Ung Svensk Form

Comission | Fagerhult | Selected to design Crystal Clear Prize

2012
Winner | SLUG contest

2011
Grant | Estrid Ericssons Stiftelse

2006 – 2009
Scholarship | Istituto di Europeo di design

CURATION / PROJECTS

2017
Southern Sweden Creatives | Whats your DNA | Dutch Design week
Curator & Exhibition architect

Swedish Ambassadours Residence | = NOMAD | London design week
Curator with Terese Alstin & Marina Jackler

2016
= NOMAD | Form design / center
Curator & Exhibition architect with Stoft Studio

2015-2016
= NOMAD designcaravan
Project initiator, design and concept developer with Stoft studio

2014
Made with many | Malmö Cooking | Dinner with friends pop-up restaurant
Lightinstallations & Interiordesigner

A Christmas Bazaar | Form design / center | DISK (designers in Scania)
Curator, concept and display designer with Sophia Lithell

WORK / LECTURES

2017
Tau Learning | Interior design
Teacher

2015-2017
Pauli school gymnasium | Design 1 course
Teacher

2016
Form design / center + Southern Sweden Creatives + Creative Plot I What’s your DNA?
Introduction lecture

Workshop | Form design / center | Malmö Festival | = NOMAD
Arranged together with Stoft studio

2012
Liljevalchs | 100 års Hemslöjd
Workshop 3 days

Falkenbergs museum
Lecture

PRESS (SELECTION)

2017
Oak | What’s your DNA? : As Curator

2016
Design Daily | Layers | https://www.designdaily.com.au/blog/2016/10/london-design-festival-2016-part-2

Sight Unseen | Layers | http://www.sightunseen.com/2016/09/best-2016-london-design-festival/

Sydsvenskan | = NOMAD | https://www.sydsvenskan.se/2016-09-07/de-vill-fa-snurr-pa-lokal-formgivning

Rscidence | Layers | http://www.residencemagazine.se/hanna-listar-veckans-10-framsta-inredningsnyheter-2/

Interior design | Layers | http://www.interiordesign.net/articles/12595-swedish-designer-manufacturer-team-make-cnc-cut-layers-tables/

2015
Sight Unseen | Kol project | http://www.sightunseen.com/2015/12/week-of-december-7-2015/

Moco loco | Kol project | http://mocosubmit.com/cole-by-kajsa-willner/

Polyhead | Kol project | http://polyhead.tumblr.com/post/133463669522

Magasinet rum | Kol project | http://magasinetrumdesign.se/blog/2015/12/08/att-rita-om-kartan-lokal-produktion-och-konsumtion/

Kurbits | Kol project + Snickerboa chair | http://www.kurbits.nu/tag/kajsa-willner/

2014
Livet hemma ikea | Ung Svensk Form | Snickerboa chair | http://livethemma.ikea.se/och-de-nominerade-ar/

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