When Kosta Boda recruited new designers in 2007 the choice fell upon Åsa Jungnelius. An artist who wants to challenge the current view of what is tasteful, and has been called a glass feminist. Åsa is part of the new generation of designers at Kosta Boda in Småland, Sweden.
Småland was in fact where she started her thorough education. She became a glass blower, a profession that requires skill, precision and feeling. After that she went off to England, Kenya, Italy and the USA to further educate herself. When she returned to Sweden she started her studies at the College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm.