David Carlson
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david carlson will participate in an exhibition at Wadström

Tönnheim Gallery with a series of rose photos. Opening May 5th.

Two collection of wallpapers by Jaime Hayon and Front that was initiated by david carlson has been launched at Stockholm Design Week.

david carlson is part of the jury of the prestigious annual Danish Design Award, and category ambassador for the Icon Award.

david carlson started a new assignment for IKEA as creative leader working with strategic range development.

The Temperature wallpaper collection by Form Us With Love for Mr Perswall wins the Elle Decoration Swedish Design Awards 2015. It’s one of the projects david carlson initiated and worked with during his time as interim design director at the Wallvision Group.

The Blur wallpaper by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Engblad & Co wins the 2015 Wallpaper* Design Award. david carlson initiated the project and was responsible for the design process as Interim Design Director for the Wallvision group in collaboration with Ingela Wingborg, Head of Design for Engblad & Co.

david carlson has realized a futurescaping project for BMW. The result was presented, in combination with a workshop, for the BMW design team in Münich.

david carlson has designed a collection of wallpapers for Mr Perswall based on photography of old roses from his personal garden. The collection connects design and roses with values like authenticity, emotions, aesthetics and multi quality.

david carlson was part of the Pan Asia network conference in South Korea and also performed a presentation which was broadcasted on national TV. The theme for the conference was innovation for good.

david carlson has been responsible of the design of the hardware for a solution by energy company E.ON called 100Koll. It is currently being offered for free to 120,000 customers in Sweden as part of a major energy efficiency initiative.

david carlson has recently ended an assignment as interim group design director for Wallvision AB - with wallpaper brands like Boråstapeter, Eco Wallpaper, Cole & Son, Mr Perswall and Engblad & Co. The assignment has now turned into a position where david carlson works with design strategy and advisory.

David's work as interim design manager over a period of 16 months included:

-design direction of the design departments within the group

-creation and implementation of new design and trend work processes

-startup of an innovation platform for bringing the category top-of-mind

-involvement in the startup of a new brand

-initiating designer collaborations including Claesson Koivisto Rune, Front, Jaime Hayon, Benjamin Hubert, Form Us With Love, Louise Campbell and Elding Oscarson to mention a few.

-planning of international design exhibitions

-member of the group management board

david carlson takes a seat in the jury for Design S, the national Swedish design award.

2015 Wallpaper Design Awards
E.ON 100Koll


Elle Decoration Swedish Design Awards
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