An architect as well as a product designer, Sandell is without doubt amongst the most well known names in the current generation making up the Swedish design world. With a business established in 1985, Sandell has by now designed furniture and other products for companies including B&B Italia, Ikea, Asplund, Artek, Cappellini, iittala and Gärsnäs. His buildings stretch from private villas to office developments and larger residential developments, both in Sweden and across the world. He has also worked on a number of successful restaurant projects in central Stockholm, creating interiors which have stood the test of time very well. Sandell is a former head of the Swedish Architects Society.