Anne Nilsson studied art at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania and glass and ceramics at the National College of Arts and Crafts in Stockholm, where Kosta Boda’s Bertil Vallien was a teacher and Kjell Engman a classmate.
During her student years, Anne interned with Kosta Boda, exploring the boundless artistic possibilities of glass. After further studies in California, and work as a ceramics designer, Anne joined Orrefors from 1982-1999 where she created many successful patterns. In 2001, she returned to Kosta Boda where her first projects were launched in 2002.
Anne is a skilled designer whose talent for glass results. Her designs are in the permanent collections of numerous museums and she has been recognized for excellence in design, including the coveted Excellent Swedish Design award for 16 product lines.
“in unexpected forms that add beauty to everyday life.”