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Mikael Lindberg is an artist, designer, and the Lead Designer at Koenigsegg Automotive in Sweden. Koenigsegg was founded in 1994 by Christian von Koenigsegg with a goal to produce performance focuses, fighter jet inspired sports cars that enhance vehicle performance. Mikael was raised in a home inspired by design and his late father was a famous goldsmith who created Faberge eggs and exclusive jewelry. He’s been involved in automotive design including wheels, sports cars, racing cars, street cars and trucks, busses, diggers, boats, trains and even medical equipment. He’s touched brands including Volvo, Saab, MG-Rover, Scania, Renault, and Koenigsegg.
“I find inspiration in everything around me.”
CAREER & LIFE CHALLENGES
Learning to deal with the emotional aspect of being a designer and the criticism that comes from the outside.
FIRST SPECIAL VEHICLE
Seeing his first Lamborghini Countach and the impact that made on Mikael’s decision to be a car designer. The first car he bought was a Ford Sierra.
It doesn’t matter what you do it’s how you do it.
Artist Shane Wolf
Waft by Bart Lenaerts
PARTING WORDS OF ADVICE
Keep your pencil rolling.
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