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Magnus Englund

Magnus Englund, who wrote the text, is a co-founder of Skandium, a group of stores selling modern Scandinavian furniture and homeware. Born in Sweden, Magnus used to live in Stockholm, where he owned a men's fashion store. Since opening the first Skandium store in London in 1999, he has played an instrumental role in creating a renewed international interest in Scandinavian design. Magnus is now a director of the Isokon Gallery Trust in London, while working on several new books.