Thomas Bernstrand is educated at Konstfack and graduated in 1999. After that he started his own design studio AB Bernstrand & Co in Stockholm. Thomas has designed products for several Swedish and international companies and for these has received a large number of awards such as the Bruno Mathsson Prize, Furniture of the Year and Red Dot Design Award. In 2020, Thomas together with Stefan Borserlius became Designer of the Year. Thomas also designs furniture for parks and squares, often site-specific, such as the beach in Stockholm, which was awarded the Siena Prize for best outdoor environment in 2010. For Horreds, Thomas and his colleague Stefan Borselius have designed Grand, Tapp and Mit 2020.