Matti Klenell was born in Gothenburg in 1972 and works and lives in Stockholm. He was studying at The College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm 1994-1999 and at the Architect School, Copenhagen in 1997. After graduating, Klenell and some colleagues established an architect's office, mainly working with product design. Klenell has received a number of distinctions, among them the Ljunggrenska Design Award in 2003. He has taken part in exhibitions both in Sweden and abroad. Klenell also teaches at Beckmans School of Design, Stockholm.