Jonas Wagell is a Swedish architect and designer born in 1973. Wagell’s studio JWDA was founded in 2008 and is based in the Hornstull area in Stockholm, but his recent collaborations reach as far as China, Taiwan and North America. The studio’s work is known for simplistic playfulness and clever compact.
Jonas Wagell is trained in graphics and print, marketing, product design and architecture at schools including Konstfack, Beckmans and Berghs in Stockholm and Parsons in New York City. In addition, he has a seven years work background in strategic project management and communication.
Today the studio’s architecture work is mostly known for the prefab house concept Mini House which early was recognized by Wallpaper* Magazine which named him one of The world’s 50 hottest young architects in 2008. More recently the studio designed an extensive range of small cabins for sauna and well-being in collaboration with a Swedish house company and Finnish performer, writer and sauna enthusiast Arja.
Wagell started his design career in 2008 by founding the in-house design label Hello Industry and the prefabricated house concept Mini House. Today however, the studio’s work is focused on furniture and product design as well as art direction for Scandinavian and international clients.