Katrin Olina Petursdottir

 

Katrin Olina Petursdottir is an Icelandic designer and artist whose  work has been commissioned, produced and published by the National  Gallery in Oslo, Print Magazine, Die Gestalten Verlag, Rosenthal,  Fornarina, Dupont Corian(R), and the Montreux Jazz Festival, to name a  few.

After graduating from E.S.D.I. in Paris in product design she  worked for Philippe Starck’s studio in Paris and Ross Lovegrove’s studio  in London, before joining the studio of her husband Michael Young in  1998. Since then, Petursdottir and Young have actively collaborated on  high-profile design projects. The Tree coat hanger is one of the best  known products of this collaboration.