John Astbury | Lighting
John Astbury is an English-born, Swedish-based designer with a versatile background as an anthropologist, boat builder and musician. Astbury graduated in 2011 from industrial design at the Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design and established his own studio in Stockholm in 2014. He finds inspiration from archetypes and origins and describes his work as a "process of uncovering narratives and symbols within the object and making them visible". Astbury has collaborated with design companies such as Skagerak, Muuto and &Tradition.