About the studio

Both born in 1982, Per Emanuelsson (Sweden) and Bastian Bischoff (Germany) founded "Humans since 1982" in 2009/2010 during their Master graduation at the School of Design and Crafts (HDK) Gothenburg. Before they met at HDK, Per completed a Master of Science at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and Bastian studied Graphic Design at HTWG in Konstanz, Germany. Since 2010 they are based in Stockholm.

Meanwhile their client list contains the world most influential art collectors, international museums and global corporations.

Their work is/was shown at museums, galleries and auctions in London, New York, Paris, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, New Delhi, Seoul, Miami, Milan, Brussels, Stockholm, Basel.


“Fascinating ideas seem to like not being detected. That's why they are fascinating. And they seem to hide on the edges of man-made realms. Find those ideas by mixing physics with fashion, art with medicine, technology with philosophy, cosmetics with astronautics, food with architecture, religion with humour..."

-Humans since 1982-

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