John Astbury

John Astbury grew up in Birmingham where he studied anthropology and sociology. Design was strictly a hobby before he came to Sweden to study industrial design at the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design (Konstfack). Astbury graduated in 2011 and since then has worked with Svenskt Tenn on a number of occasions. He has received international attention and won, among other things, Elle Interiör’s design award, the 2010 Muuto Talent Award and Residence’s Stora Formpris design award in 2015.