“It's hard to avoid it” Urban Johansson explains his obvious choice of profession.
Urban Johansson is the youngest of Vitalis and Signe Johansson’s children, he was born in 1956 and grew up at Solliden. He attended High School in Arvika and graduated in 1974. Already during Junior High School he began to weave, as an 14 year old intern. He continued with weaving after graduation and has worked, both as a weaver and designer, at Klässbols Linneväveri since.
In 1996 Urban Johansson was awarded with Utmärkt Svensk Form (Excellent Swedish Design Award) for his towel design ‘Linjal’.