Matti Klenell graduated with an MFA from Konstfack, Stockholm in 1999.
In 2000 he founded the Matti Klenell Studio that today work with various design commissions for a large number of clients. Apart from projects to be serial produced the studio also develops limited edition works as well as public and private art commissions.
From 2000-2006 Matti Klenell served as Head of Department at the Beckmans College of Design in Stockholm.
In 2003 Matti Klenell was awarded the Ljunggren Design Prize. His work is represented in the permanent collections of the Swedish National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden, Museum of Design and Applied Arts, Gardabaer, Iceland and Museum of Värmland, Karlstad...
He worked for several famous brands like Agata, Bals Tokyo, BRIO, Miljöexpo, MOOOI, Muuto, NC Möbler, Offecct, Pyra, Svenskt Tenn, Örsjö.