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Simon Källgård
simon@bessalis.net
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I'm currently working as the Digital director at Futurniture, Stockholm, Sweden.

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Summary
I want to create digital products and services that people truly engage in. Experiences that are quick and easy to understand and love. Together with brilliant people.

Over the years I have gained a broad skillset in service design and digital usability. Well versed in different methodologies and software packages.


Specialities


Speaking/Teaching
Mentor for Hyper Island students in higher education at their master thesis in 2002 and 2005. Common speaker for clients and recurrent lecturer at Hyper Island 2002 and on going.
Main clients
Alexander McQueen, Anticimex, Ben Sherman, Coca Cola, Coop, Disney, Ericsson, If insurances, IKEA, ITV, Jamie Oliver, LKAB, Nokia, The Observer, Orange, Polarn O. Pyret, Reebok, Sida, SMHI, Sony Ericsson, TATE Modern, Tre, UNDP, Yahoo.


Awards
 

Selected work

Client/Year Project Team
 
2014
IKEA Life at home - a creative yearly report Futurniture
 
2013
SMHI Making SMHI.se responsive Futurniture
SMHI - Hur var vädret? Infographic webbsite showing historical weather data Futurniture
 
2012
SMHI Redeveloping the SMHI startpage and weather services Futurniture
SMHI Website usability review including proposed actions Futurniture
 
2011
Volvo Research (primary and secondary) focused on the future of the connected car Fjord
Ericsson Developing a strategy, concept and interaction design for the Ericsson IPTV service Fjord
IKEA - Winner, Gold, Svenska Designpriset 2011 -
IKEA Livet Hemma iPad app
Futurniture
IKEA IKEA Livet Hemma iPhone app Futurniture
 
2010
IKEA - Winner, Gold, Stora Webb-priset 2011 -
Livet Hemma, the latest inspiration from the IKEA decorators
Futurniture
If insurances The new log in service for insurace company If's industrial customers Futurniture
If insurances The new log in service for insurace company If's private customers Futurniture
 
2009
IKEA Website & offline event traveling Sweden to campaign the launch of the 2010 IKEA catalogue Futurniture
 
2008
If insurances A new Nordic log in for the insurance company If Futurniture
IKEA TV - Website of the month, Resume magazine -
Share your best home styling and interior ideas to thousands of others
Futurniture
 
2007
Polarn O. Pyret Campaign launching the 2007 fall collection Futurniture
Polarn O. Pyret Campaign launching the 2007 spring collection Futurniture
 
2006
Polarn O. Pyret 24 christmas offers for the Polarn O. Pyret customers Futurniture
Polarn O. Pyret Polarn O. Pyret turns 30 and celebrates with a retro collection Futurniture

UN - Alternative media of the month, 1:st place by Resume mag -
Cross media campaign promoting UN's "millennium goals".
Futurniture
Polarn O. Pyret Polarn O. Pyret in space campaign Futurniture

Orange - Nominee, the Revolution Awards -
Ongoing work to improve the Orange email service
Poke
Poke Developing a To-do tool to make it easier for people to work remotely Poke
Rimmel CMS for efficient updating of new assets for the world markets Poke
Poke Poke intranet Poke
 
2005
Peroni Italian beer at it's best Poke/The Bank
 
2004
Tiger Telematics Tiger Telematics new web site Poke/Mother
The Observer Sign up for the latest music , food & sport news. Poke/Mother
Yahoo Want to win a NYE party for you and all your mates? In a castle... Poke
Poke/Benrik Worldwide campaign to cast your vote in the US election Poke/Benrik
Archers The brand new Archers website Poke
Orange SMS Banner campaign Poke

Gucci - BAFTA winner 2005, Webby 2005, Winner Design Week Awards -
Latest fashion from designer Alexander McQueen
Poke
Jamie Oliver - Webby winner 2005 -
Part II of the website for the Naked Chef
Poke
Yahoo Find out if you are e-Mad... Poke

Observer - BIMA Winner 2004, 1st Runner up Creative Showcase -
From Abba to Zappa
Poke/Mother
Orange Get yourself a LifeTimeFriend Poke/Mother
Orange Have you ever wanted to know what you'd look like with tattoos? Poke/Mother
Orange Try mingling with the stars - "celebulike" Poke/Mother
Orange Press the Big Orange Button Poke/Mother
Orange SMS Banner campaign Poke/Mother
Atelier Contemporary furniture design studio Poke/Naked
Live After Dark The sights and sounds of The Cult of the Lizard's master plan Poke/Naked

Yahoo - BIMA Winner 2004, Winner of NMA Awards 2004 -
Make money - be happy
Poke
 
2003
Orange Indulge in the festive season with Orange - Xmas 1 , Xmas 2 , Xmas 3 Poke

Jamie Oliver - Webby winner 2005 -
The new website for the Naked Chef
Poke
Channel 4 The Channel 4 "Rich-O-meter" Poke/Monkey
Kiss 100 How long have you left to live sexy? Start your countdown here Poke/Naked

Care - Oneshow Golden Pencil, Winner Viral Awards, D&AD Finalist -
Your chance to find out where you sit on the Global Rich List
Poke
Channel 4 Web site for Grand Slam - the toughest quiz show on television Poke/Monkey
Rimmel Web site for Rimmel's "Party In The Park" in Hyde Park Poke
British Council Web site for British Councils touring exhibition celebrating British design Poke/Fuel
Heineken Join the cult of the lizard Poke/Naked
Orange Ongoing campaigns work for the mobile phone operator Poke/Mother
Lettice Cutting edge catering company, known for a refreshing design led approach Poke/Mother
Designers Block Major showcase promoting UK design around the world Poke
 
2002
Rimmel Rimmel's on-line london guide Poke
Oxfam Game for Oxfam's make-trade-fair campaign Poke
Virgin Radio A dynamic flash presentation for Virgin Radio Poke

Tate Modern - Winner of BIMA - art and culture 2002, Cannes media Lion -
The official site for the Andy Warhol retrospective exhibition at Tate Modern
Poke/Naked
Reebok Again Reebok transform sofas into goals for 32 team 5-a-side tournaments Poke/Naked
 
2001
Magic FM Dance with the Magic FM nuns Monkey/Mother
Reebok Website supporting Reeboks 5-a-side urban football tournament in Dublin Monkey/Naked
ITV A karaoke monkey, a dancing monkey machine and various monkey apps Monkey/Mother
Pop Magazine Website for the fashion magazine Pop - style over content Monkey
Ben Sherman A research site for Ben Sherman Clothing Company Monkey/Mother
Purple Ronnie Purple Ronnie's home on the web Monkey
 
2000
Oven The new millennium Oven Digital Christmas card Oven
Sky Re-design and re-structuring of the Sky Sports web site Oven
British Gov. Web campaign to encourage young people to foster a child Oven
BP Developing a part of the global BP Intranet Oven
Disney Mickey Mouse leading the Schools Sports Day Out Oven
FocusDIY UK's first home improvement e-commerce site Oven
 
1999
Birkenstock Web site showing the 1999 spring collection of shoes and accessories Liberg Thompson
Shell On-line games site for Shell Racing Liberg Thompson
Shell On-line dictionary containing information related to Shells products Liberg Thompson
Celexa The unofficial real estate portal for people investing in estates Liberg Thompson
Marabou Website for the national Swedish Inline Challenge tournament Liberg Thompson
Marabou E-club for kids drinking the nordic chocolate drink O'boy Liberg Thompson




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