Alexander Lervik – inventor, entrepreneur, and designer whose most recent work for Adea, the ‘Mr Jones’ sofa, won the 2017 Elle Decoration Swedish Design Award in the category of Furniture of the Year.
Lervik has been working as a product designer since his graduation from Beckman’s College of Design in 1998. From his design studio in Södermalm, Stockholm, Lervik collaborates with some of the foremost Swedish and international producers. His work is characterized by innovation, humour, passion, unruliness and intensity. Lervik’s design process generally stems from a strong conceptual idea, and he has been using this approach since his first design project as a student. Alexander’s original design process has defined his nearly 20 year career as one of Sweden’s leading innovators. His quest for innovation drives him to continue to produce world-renowned designs.