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Staffan Tollgård Design Group offers an award-winning architectural interior design service for discerning clients and has become internationally known for its bold take on residential interiors.
Staffan and Monique Tollgard, both graduates of the Inchbald School of Design, run the Staffan Tollgard Design Group, offering an award-winning architectural interior design service for international clients. Their flagship showroom is in Belgravia, London.
Staffan was born and raised in Stockholm and he uses the Swedish expression of the “red thread” to explain the creative DNA that runs through each design, giving it authenticity and coherence.
Staffan Tollgard father worked for IBM in the 80’s and was transferred to London for three years wherein he moved them all out to Barnes. That was the start of a fascination with London for the whole family. In 1996, Staffan moved over to Bournemouth to go to film school having moved to London after the graduation where he renovated his first home and enrolled at Inchbald School of Design shortly afterwards in 2003.
In 2005, the opened Staffan Tollgard design studio and was quickly recognized as one of the Top ten interior designer to have under-view by industry insiders in IdFX. Later, in 2009 Staffan made the list of leading Interior designer by House & Garden’s renown directory.
In February 2010, he opened a design studio in Algarve, having worked in a lot of contemporary new builds, one of which the Best Residential in Portugal in 2012 at the Internation Property Awards.
His authentic style is born out of Asian and Scandinavian functionalism, mixed with a strong appreciation of furniture as sculptural art.
BACKGROUND AND BEST PROJECTS
House and Garden described Staffan Tollgard design studio as “A thoughtful designer, whose work is characterised by acres of bespoke storage space, a love of texture and a boldness of scale.” Staffan explains that “I like to engage without provoking, be bold without being brash. My style is modern but with a respect for history”.
With a lively mix of private homes and commercial developments, the Staffan Tollgard design studio majors in a modern-classic design style.