Art & Culture / Pernilla Ohrstedt
Shortlisted as Emerging Woman Architect of the Year by Architects Journal,‘new talent’ by the Guardian and ‘one to watch’ by Wallpaper’s Editor Tony Chambers in 2012. Pernilla Ohrstedt was born in 1980 in Stockholm. Her design output has been both in the UK and abroad, spanning the disciplines of experimental art, architecture and curatorial practice.
Pernilla is a co-founder of FLOCK, an interdisciplinary platform created in 2009 whose objective is to exhibit and support emerging female talents and bring them to the forefront of art, architecture and design. Pernilla exhibits regularly at London Design Festival. Past projects include Pandora’s Comb 2010, Iconoclastic Chair 2010 and Light Well Table 2011.
In 2011 Pernilla set a collaborative architecture partnership with Asif Khan. She has collaborated on several celebrated projects with Asif, including Future Memory Pavilion 2011 for British Council and Royal Academy of Arts in Singapore, Cloud 2011 for Design Miami Basel and Colette, Paris.
Pernilla Ohrstedt & Asif Khan designed Coca-Cola’s pavilion for the London 2012 Olympic Park with the music producer Mark Ronson the pavilion seamlessly integrated innovative sound technology and experimental design into a piece of architecture that the visitor were able to play like a musical instrument.
Pernilla continues to work on independent projects and recently collaborated with the fashion label Antipodium for London Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2013.