About Me

Magnus Englund, born 1966 in Gränna, Sweden

Co-founder of fashion store Nitty Gritty, Stockholm in 1991

Honours degree at London College of Fashion, London 1995-1999

Co-founder of interior design store chain Skandium, London in 1999

Author of the books 'Scandinavian Modern' and 'Scandinavian Country' for Ryland Peters & Small, 'Modern Scandinavian Design' for Laurence King, ‘Uncle Oscar’s Chairs’ for Penguin, and ‘Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain’ for Batsford Books.

Sometimes contributor to the Swedish magazines Elle and Residence, and the British magazines World of Interiors, Icon, C20 and Disegno, and Docomomo Journal.

Director of the Isokon Gallery Trust since 2014

Owner of Funkis Limited since 2016

Operating the Moomin Shop in Camden, London since December 2017