Claesson Koivisto Rune

Claesson Koivisto Rune is a Swedish architectural partnership, founded in Stockholm, in 1995, by Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune. Begun as an architectural firm, it is now an internationally-acclaimed, multi-disciplinary office with an equal emphasis on both architecture and design.

Claesson Koivisto Rune are the first Swedish office to have exhibited in the international section at the Venice Architecture Biennale, in 2004. The office has received an array of awards and recognitions, amongst them the prestigious Red Dot in five different categories and Designer of the Year by Elle Décor Italia, 2011 and 2014.


In 2020, they were awarded Interior Designer of the Year, Elle Deco Japan as well as receiving The Prince Eugen Medal for outstanding artistic achievement in architecture from the King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf.

Designs by Claesson Koivisto Rune are found in the collections of international brands, such as Arflex, Boffi, Cappellini, Design Within Reach, Fontana Arte, Living Divani, Muuto, Paola Lenti, Time & Style and Wästberg. A recent example of their architecture is the K5 Hotel in Tokyo. A 400-page architectural monography was published by Birkhäuser, Basel, in 2020.