Craft and design consultant – with a gender focus.

Working with production and product development in collaboration with organizations to build production capacity in rural areas among disadvantaged communities.

Designer and social entrepreneur from Sweden with 1-year master’s in gender studies, with a focus on women’s economic empowerment and craft production with a sustainable approach. Extent experience working with craft production in Vietnam and experience as a consultant in Vietnam and Bangladesh. Open for consultancy work April – August 2024, on-site and remotely.  

She is so creative, dedicated and good hearted. It is wonderful to see how she has been supporting the ethnic minority people in Vietnam to creatively participating in producing and trading their products based on their own tradition. I am proud of her achieving that project with the Vietnamese tribe.

Quang Ho Sy

Former manager of the organisation MCNV Dong Ha office in Quang Tri province Vietnam


WEESMS – Women’s Economic Empowerment through Strengthening Market Systems in Bangladesh

WEESMS Objective: Promote women’s entrepreneurship and strengthen the enabling environment for women to access formal and informal productive employment opportunities in Rangur and Khulna divisions, Bangladesh.

Assessment visit in July 2019 for the program Women’s Economic Empowerment through Strengthening Market Systems (WEESMS) financed by SIDA (swedish international development agency) implemented by the organisation iDE Bangladesh.

The project had a focus on home textiles, jute diversified products. Form – nomad studio were there to:

 1. Assess the design needs of the rural SMEs;  

2. New product development and design using locally available raw materials; 

3. Understanding of market trends for the local, regional and international export markets; and 

4. Branding and market readiness of the products

5. Final report about the insights and proposal for development.


Founder of Form – nomad studio Josefine have four years experience working and living in Vietnam. Currently work with a bamboo and rattan production in a rural area in central Vietnam. 

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A design studio in perpetual motion.


We do slow design in close collaboration with our craftswo/men,

putting the production process at the heart of the design.

We believe in a craft revolution & that cross inspiration

between different cultures creates great design.


Please do not hesitate to contact us for consultancy work or more information.

+46 73 970 42 83

Form - nomad studio Sweden