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* by  Elvira Glänte


                   PAI is based in Stockholm, Sweden. She considers herself

a craft investigator and learner. Her work engages curiosity of everyday life, diversity of culture and the story behind the lives we lead.

Her experience is varied, from textile design, and product design through research, problem-solving, textile mass production process and diverse management with broad knowledge of Asian craftsmanship and materials.




2022 - recently          Home Textile Design project 

                                    Designers Trust by Timothy Jacob Jensen Studios


2016 - recently          Founder and Aesthetic Director

                                    AIKA Atelier Stockholm

2010 - recently          P . A . I  Design Studio


2015                           Design intern

                                    Front Design AB   Stockholm, Sweden


2010 - 2013               Freelance

                                    Textile product design, brand identity and uniform design


2010 - 2012               Designer of Home textile product

                                    Ginger Co., Ltd.,   Chiang Mai, Thailand  

                                    (former partner of Rice A/S, Denmark)

                                     + Textile Journey and Collaboration in hand printing technique

                                     New Delhi & Jaipur, India


2009 - 2010               Textile product and print Designer in the Hotel department 

                                    BeHouse Co., Ltd.,   Bangkok, Thailand


2023 Spring      Textile Innovation Course 7,5 credits/hp

                           Textile Overview - Assembly Techniques Course 3,0 credits/hp

                           Textile Overview - Fibre and yarn technology Course 3,0 credits/hp

                           University of Borås, The Swedish School of Textiles

                           Distance learning

2013 - 2015       Konstfack - University College of Arts, Crafts and Design

                            Stockholm, Sweden

                            MFA Textile in the Expanded Field

                            - awarded Global Swede 2015

                            - granted  Ulla Fröberg-Cramérs Stipendiestiftelse 2014

                            - granted  Konstfack's International students scholarship 2013


2004 - 2009       King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)          

                            Bangkok, Thailand

                            BA Industrial Design, Human-centred design (English Program)


2008                   University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland - HGK

                            Academic exchange student, Institute of Industrial Design



2023                Introduction to Colour, Material and Finish Design

                         Central Saint Martins, UAL Short Courses

                         University of the Arts London, UK


2014                ‘Interconnected Design Thinking: Material Journeys’

                         collaboration course between Konstfack and

                         Textiles Environment Design (TED)           

                         University of the Arts London, UK 


2006                Basic sewing techniques and pattern design course

                         Alliance Française   Bangkok, Thailand




2018                AIKA Atelier collections launch, Formex January 2018

                         Stockholm, Sweden

2017                AIKA Atelier first collection launch, Formex August 2017

                         Stockholm, Sweden


2015                ‘Knitting with The Fisherman’  Konstfack degree exhibition 2015    

                         Stockholm, Sweden


2015                ‘Pleasant Slowness’  Stockholm Furniture Fair 2015 (Greenhouse)

                         Stockholm, Sweden


2014                ‘Why Are You so Distant?’  Rossana Orlandi Gallery,

                          Milan Furniture Fair 2014


2012                ‘Hemp, Tribal treasure’  Talent Thai 2012 exhibition            

                         Bangkok, Thailand


2012                ‘My Secret Garden‘  Chiang Mai Design Award 2012 exhibition  

                          Chiang Mai, Thailand


2009                ‘The Kindergarten Uniform’ 16th-anniversary exhibition of        

                          School of Architecture and Design   Bangkok, Thailand 

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