John Astbury

John Astbury is a furniture designer working with his own studio in Stockholm.

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 has since opened his own studio in Stockholm. 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.