Monica Förster was born in Stockholm and grew up in Dorotea in Lapland. Monica Förster graduated from Beckmans School of Design in Stockholm in 1995. She is one of the most renowned designers in the world of Swedish furniture design. She has chosen to work both as a designer and as an international ambassador for Scandinavian design. Last year at the furniture fair in Milan she received much attention for the room installation Cloud. Monica Förster has been awarded with Excellent Swedish Design, Design Plus and was represented in The International Design Yearbook 2000. Today she lives in Stockholm and works for companies such as David Design, Offecct, Skruf and The Swedish Foreign Ministry.