Gustav Hallén has a bachelor’s degree in industrial design and a master’s degree in interaction design and studied at the Institute of Design in Umeå and Konstfack (the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design) in Stockholm. Once he had finished his education and gained some experience at IDEO Product Development Gustav started his own business and nowadays he works primarily on product development but also on interaction design and graphic design. A wide variety of projects has resulted in designs which include furniture, interior fittings, telephones, hi-tech glasses, packagings, TV graphics etc. Like the Wing magazine holder, Gustav’s products are often characterised by innovation and clear graphical identity. Gustav has won two Red Dot Design Awards and his designs are exhibited at MoMA (the Museum of Modern Art) in New York.